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Comm 101 Final

Encoding Taking ideas & converting them into messages
Commuhnication Ethics The standards of right & wrong that one applies to messages that are sent and received.
Decoding Receiving a message & interpresting its meeting
Human Communication A transacitonal process in which people generate meaning through the exchange of verbal and nonverbal messages in specific contexts, influenced by individual and societal forces and embedded in culture.
Channel The means through which a message is transmitted.
Ethics Standards of what is right and wrong, good and bad, moral and immoral.
Humman Communication in Society Model A transactional model that, like most previous models, depicts communication as occuring when two or more people create meaning as they respond to each other in and their enviroment.
Reasoned skepticism The balance of open-mindedness and critical attitude needed when evalutating others feelings.
Noise Any stimulus that can interfere with, or degrade the qualtiy of a message.
Symbol Something that represents something else and conveys meaning.
Frame A structure that shapes how people interpret their perceptions.
Fundamental attribution error The tendency to sttributes one's own negative behavior to behavior to external causes to one's positive actions to internal states.
identity Who a person is, composed of individaul and social categories a person identifies with, as well as the categories that others identify with that person.
perception The process of selection, organization, and interpretation of the information you collect through your sense: what you see, hear, taste, smell and touch.
Prototype The most typical or representattive example of a person or concept.
Reflective appraisals The idea that people's self-images rise arise primarily form the ways in which others biew them and from the many messages they have received from others about who they are.
interpersonal script A relatively fixed sequence of events taht functions as a guide or template for communication or behavior.
selection The process of choosing whcih sensory information to focus on.
Self-serving bias The tendency to give one's self more credit that is due when good things happen and to accept too little responsibility for those things that go wrong.
Self-fulfilling prophecy When an individual expects something to occure, the expectation increases the likelihood that the event occured.
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