Flashcards in Chapter 1 Deck (34):
the process of acting on information
The process of making sense out of the world and sharing that sense with others by creating meaning through verbal messages.
A word, sound, gesture, or visual image that represents a thought, concept, or experience.
The new information, ideas, or suggested actions that a communicator wishes to express; what is said.
The aspect of a communication message that offers cues about the emotions, attitudes, and amount of power and control the speaker directs toward others; how something is said
A followable prescription that indicates what behavior is required or preferred and what behavior is prohibited in a specific situation.
The originator of a thought or emotion who puts into a code that can be understood by a receiver
The process of translating ideas, feelings, and thoughts into a code.
The process of interpreting ideas, feelings , and thoughts that have been translated into a code
The person who decodes a message and attempts to make sense of what the source has encoded
written, spoken, and unspoken elements of communication to which people assign meaning.
The pathway through which messages are sent
Interference either literal or psychological, that hinders the accurate encoding or decoding of a message
the response to a message
The physical, historical, and psychological communication environment.
Human Communication as Action
Human communication is linear, with meaning sent or transferred from source to receiver
Human Communication as Interaction
Human communication occurs as the receiver of the message responds to the source through feedback. This interactive model views communication as a linear sequence of actions and reactions
Human Communication as Transaction
Human communication is simultaneously interactive. Meaning is created on the basis of mutual, concurrent sharing of ideas and feelings. This transactive model most accurately describes human communication
The ability to communicate successfully
The beliefs, values, and moral principles by which we determine what is right or wrong.
Any communication that is carried out using some channel other than those used in face-to-face communication
Communication accomplished through a mediated message that is sent to many people at the same time
Communication that occurs simultaneously between two people who attempt to mutually influence each other, usually for the purpose of managing
Communication that treats people as objects or that responds only to their roles rather than to who they are as unique people
Small Group Communication
The transactive process of creating meaning among three to about fifteen people who share a common purpose, feel a sense of belonging to the group and exert influence on one another
Communication that occurs when a speaker addresses a gathering of people to inform, persuade, or entertain them.
the process of using symbols to influence or persuade others.
The study of human communication as it occurs within organizations
The study of communication that has an effect n human health .
Communication that occurs within yourself, including your thoughts and emotions
The system of symbols (words or vocabulary) structured by rules (grammar) that makes it possible for people to understand one another.
Communication by means other than written or spoken language that creates meaning for someone
being focused on the needs and concerns of others while maintaining one's personal integrity