GCOM Chapter 1
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GCOM Chapter 1
Competent Communication:Effective and Appropriate
is a belief that is
contradicted by fact.
“I knew that already”
sharing meaning with others
Initiator and encoder; the person who sends the message
Stimulus/something that causes meaning that produces meaning
Medium through which a message travels, such as oral or written
Decoder of a message
Interference with effective transmission and reception of a message.
(Disruption, or distraction) Is all around the S.M.C.R.
Puts ideas into a spoken language
translate the president’s spoken ideas.
distractions such as startling sounds, poorly heated rooms, or seeing something
biological influences such as sweaty palms, pounding heart,
butterflies in stomach, sick, exhausted, im really hungry what is for dinner
in the form of preconceptions, biases, assumption eww I don’t like her
why is she talking to me, Asian people are uptight im not going to talk to
as reflected in word choice that is confusing or distracting also
creates interference. Like text messageing abbreviations for people who don’t
know what they mean. Lls. Words only if you can’t understand them and you are
sitting there trying to figure the word out. Sexist, racist, homophobic words.
Choosing the wrong term can derail your message by drawing attention to
terminology disputes while submerging the content of your intended message.
the receiver’s verbal and nonverbal responses to a message.
Fields of Experience
include our cultural
background, ethnicity, geographic location, extent of travel, and general
personal experiences accumulated over the course of a lifetime. The boxes
around the 2 people. How the message is decoded depends on the field of
What is actually said
and done Ex
: Hey Prof Tilson I didn’t like your test. Hey Tilson your test
sucked. Stick up middle finger. Smile.
how that message defines
or redefines the association between individuals. (respect, disrespectful,
is “the conscious pattern humans create out of their interpretation of