CMST 2010 Chapter 1 terms pt 1

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  1. Communicatin apprehension
    a fear or an anxiety pertaining to the commnication process
  2. Intercultural communicaiton apprehension
    a fear or anxiety pertaining to communicaiton with people from differnt cultural backgrounds
  3. interpersonal communication
    the proces of message transaction between two people to creat and sustain shared meaning
  4. process
    when used to describe interpersonal commuication, an ongoing, unending, vibrant activity that always changes
  5. Message Exchange
    the transaction of verbal and nonverbal messages being sent simultienously between two people
  6. Meaning
    what communicators create together through te use of verbal and nonverbal messages
  7. Communication models
    visual, simplified representation of complex relationships in the communication process
  8. Linear model of communication
    a characterization of communication as a one-way process that transmit a message from a sender to a reciever
  9. sender
    the source of a message
  10. message
    spoke, written, or unspoken information sent froma sender to a reciever
  11. reciever
    the intended target of a message
  12. channel
    a pathway through which a message is sent
  13. noise
    anything that interfears with accurate transmission or reception of a message.
  14. physical noise
    any stimuli outside of a sender or reciever that interfere with te transmision or reception of a message. also called external noise
  15. physiological noise
    biological influences on a sender or a reciever that interfere with the transmission or reception of a message
  16. psychological noise
    bises, prejudices, and feeligns that interfere with the accurate transmission or reception of a message. also called internal noise
  17. semantic noise
    occurs when senders and recievers apply differnt meanings to the same message. This may take the form of jargon, technical language and other words and phrases taht are familiar to the sender but not understood by the reciever
  18. context
    the environment in which a message is sent
  19. physcial context
    the tangible environment in wich communication occurs
  20. cultural context
    the cultural enviornment in which communication occurs
  21. social-emotional context
    the relational and emotional environment in wich communication occurs
  22. historical context
    a type of context in which messages are understood in relationsihp to previosly sent messages
  23. interactional modle of communication
    a characterization of communication as a two-way process in which a message is sent fomr sender to reciever and from reciever to sender
  24. feedback
    a verbal or nonverbal response to a messge
  25. internal feedback
    the feedback we give ourselves when we assess our own communicaiton
  26. external feedback
    the feedback we receive from other people
  27. transactional modle of commuication
    a charatierzation of communication as the reciprocal sending and recieving of messages. In a transactual encounter, the sender and reciever do not simply send meaning from one to another and then back again, rather ther build shared meaning through simultaneous sending and recieving
  28. field of experience
    the infleuce of a persons culture past experiences personal history and heredity on the communciation proses
  29. relational history
    the prior relationship experience two people share
  30. relational rules
    negotiable rules that indicate what two relational parteners expect and allow when theyt alk to each other
  31. relational uniqueness
    the ways in which the particular relationship of two relational partners stands apart from other relationships they experience
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CMST 2010 Chapter 1 terms pt 1
2012-02-11 01:27:30

Terms for Chapter 1 understand interpersonal communicaiton
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