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the exchange of messages to create meaning between at least two people

interpersonal communication

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the transmission of a message from a single sender to numerous receivers

public communication

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the transmission of messages to create meaning within one's self

intrapersonal communication

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communication that occurs between at least three people in a small group

small group communication

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communication where a single sender transmits a message to a great number of unseen receivers through a mediated system

mass communication

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what are the four levels of language

phonetic, semantic, syntactic, and pragmatic

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Date and person of telephone

March 10, 1876; Alexander Graham Bell; Thomas A. Watson helped(trained mechanic who had extensive knowledge regarding electricity)

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the first level of language where the focus is placed on sounds and the alphabet

phonetics

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the second level of language is the level focused on words and their meanings

Semantic

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the third level of language is the level that focuses of how words are arranged to form phrases and sentences, otherwise known as syntax

Syntactic

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the fourth level of language looks at how language is used in social situations

Pragmatic

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telegraph

Samuel Morse created morse code; created a telegraph machine that used only one wire rather than 26; first telegraph line was constructed from Baltimore to Washington DC; a system for transmitting messages from a distance along a wire, especially one creating signals by making and breaking an electrical connection

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go from New York to San francisco in 10 days; ride by horseback to carry mail to people; Riders went 125 miles at which point they would hand the mail over to another rider waiting for them along the route; follow Oregon Trail

pony express; would depart twice a week

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came after the invention of telephone; when electricity worked together with magnetism an invisible set of waves are formed that has the ability to travel at the speed of light- electromagnetic waves; wireless telegraph; allowed people to be entertained, informed, and enlightened

radio

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the predecessor to the Internet created by the US Military to link all of their computers together forming a network

ARPANET

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listening in search of a way to understand someone's feelings

Empathetic Listening

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listening for differences in sounds and signs

Discriminative listening

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listening that occurs when we are genuinely concerned for or care about another person

Sympathetic Listening

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listening to hear information that will satisfy our own needs

Appreciative listening

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the ear's physical reception of sound waves

Hearing

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the brain's reception and interpretation of surrounding stimuli

listening

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the study of time, particularly how people organize and use it and this organization;s effect on communication

Chronemics

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the study of how physical touch affects communication

Haptics

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the study of how bodily movements communicate messages

Kinesics

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the study of how humans use space and distance and how this affects communication

proxemics

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occurs when nonverbal codes conflict with verbal codes

contradiction

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occurs when the same message is sent using verbal and nonverbal codes

repetition

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occurs when nonverbal codes are used in place of verbal codes

substitution

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the use of nonverbal codes to monitor and control your interaction with others

regulation

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the tendency of members of a group to agree on a solution based on group consensus alone rather than weighing all of the possible options

Groupthink

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groups that evolve spontaneously or form to serve a specific purpose

emergent work groups

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a group where members are all responsible for performing the same activity and pool their work together to create a finished project

additive work groups

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a group where members are responsible for solving a problem

disjunctive task work groups

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a group where members perform tasks that are different but related in order to meet a goal

conjunctive work group