Flashcards in Communication vocabulary Deck (29)
To be aware of the thoughts, needs, experiences, personality, emotions, motives,desires,culture, and goals of your communication partners while still maintaining your own integrity.
process of acting on information
Process of making sense out of the world and sharing that sense with others by creating meaning through the use of verbal and non-verbal messages.
a distinctive, transactional form of human communication involving mutual influence, usually for the purpose of managing relationships.
Process that occurs when we treat others as objects or respond to their roles rather than to who they are as unique persons.
Process that occurs when one person issues the same message to many people at once; the creator of the message is usually not physically present, and listeners have virtually no opportunity to respond immediately to the speaker
Process that occurs when a speaker addresses and audience.
small group communication
Process that occurs when a group of three to fifteen people meet to interact with a common purpose and mutually influence one another.
An impersonal relationship in which the other person is viewed as an "It" rather than as an authentic, genuine person.
Occurs when you interact with another person as a unique, authentic individual rather than as an object or and "It".
Communication with yourself; thinking
Connection established when one person communicates with another.
Elements of the communication process
source: Originator of a thought or emotion, who puts it into a code that can be understood by a receiver
Encode: To translate ideas, feelings, and thoughts into code
Decode: To interpret ideas, feelings, and thoughts that have been translated in to a code
Message:Written, spoken, and unspoken elements of communication to which people assign meaning
Elements of communication process 2
Channel: pathway through which messages are sent
Receiver: Person who decodes a message and attempt to make sense of what the source has encoded
Noise: Anything literal or psychological that interferes with accurate reception of a message
Feedback: response to message
Context: Physical or psychological environment for communication
Theory that describes the interconnected elements of a system in which a change in one element affects all of the other elements.
Sequence of interactions between individuals, during which the message of one person influences the message of another.
Word, sound, or visual image that represents something else, such as a thought, concept, or object.
followable prescription that indicates what behavior is obligated, preferred, or prohibited in certain contexts.
Information, ideas, or suggested actions that a speaker wishes to share
The implied aspect of a communication message, which conveys information about emotions, attitudes, power, and control.
Verbal or nonverbal communication about communication.
a variety of technological applications such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram that serve as channels to help people connect to one another
electronically mediated communication (EMC)
Communication via a medium such as the internet.
A message that is not read, heard, or seen exactly when it is sent; there is a time delay between the sending of the message and it's receipt.
A message that is sent and received simultaneously.
The feeling that communicators have of engaging in unmediated, face-to-face interactions even though messages are being sent electronically
Theory that suggests that communication of emotions is restricted when people send messages to others via text messages because nonverbal cues such as facial expression,gestures, and tone of voice are filtered.
media richness theory
Theory that identifies the richness of a communication medium based on the amount of feedback it allow, the number of cues receivers can interpret, the variety of language it allows and the potential for emotional expression