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Introduction to Communication Worksheet
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Introduction to communicationTamara Martin08/10/12 Introduction to Communication Worksheet
Paragraph Questions Answer the following questions in your own words. Each response must be written as anacademic paragraph of at least 150 words. Be clear and concise, and provide explanations for your answers. Format your sources consistent with APA guidelines.1.According to
Introducing Communication Theory
(2010), what is the definition of communication ? What does communication mean to you personally? Provide an example.
Communication is a social process in which individuals employsymbols to establish and interpret meaning in their
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This is a one dimensional form of communication. An interactional model provides not only the message sent, but also messagereceived and replied to by the receiver to the sender. A transactional model entails not only the sending and receiving of messages,but also the inclusion of non verbal communications.
Linear model of communication one-way view of communicationthat assumes a message is sent by a source to a receiver through achannel source originator or transmitter of message.
words, sounds, actions,or gestures in an interaction.
recipient of message channel pathway to communication noise distortion in channel not intended bythe source. S emantic noise- linguistic influences on reception of message.
Physical (external) noise- bodily influences on receptionof message psychological noise cognitive influences
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Introduction to Communication Worksheet
COM/100 Version 3
on reception of message. (Introducing Communication Theory, p. 10,side notes)
Interactional model of communication - view of communication assharing of meaning with feedback linking source and receiver.F eedback- communication given to the source by the receiver toindicate understanding. (meaning) (Introducing Communication Theory, p. 11, side notes)
Transactional model of communication - view of communicationas the simultaneous sending and receiving of messages.
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