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  1. the process of using verbal and nonverbal messages to generate meaning within and across various context, cultures and channels
  2. an arbitrary collection of sounds or letters that in a certain combinations stand for a concept but do not have a direct relationship to the things they represent
  3. the circumstances and settings in which communication takes place
  4. the four types of context?
    • psychosocial-the enviroment you live and commicate in (beliefs, values, age, gender)
    • logistal- focuses on specific time, place, setting and occasion (boardroom, kitchen, busy street)
    • interactional- refers to whether interaction is between a group, two people, presenter to audiance (speach)
    • mediated technology based communication (cell phone, email)
  5. various physical and electronic media through which we express messages
    • channels
    • sensory channels like touch, smell, hearing
    • email, tv, chat, telophone, www
  6. linear communication model
    • only one direction
    • source >>> receiver
  7. interactive communication model
    • includes noise and feedback, and can be disrupted
    • source<<<>>>receiver becomes receiver<<<>>>source
  8. obstacles that can prevent a message from reaching its receiver
  9. thoughts, feelings, attitude that interfere in receiving intended message
    internal noise
  10. any verbal or nonverbal communication you can see or hear from others
  11. the decision making process by which you create and send messages that generate meaning
  12. the decision making process you use to interpret, evaluate, and respond to the meanings of verbal and nonverbal messages
  13. the thought process you use to analyze what you read, see, or hear to arrive at a justified conclusion or decision
    critical thinking
  14. a system of arbitrary signs and symbols used to communicate thoughts and feelings
  15. message components other than words that generate meaning (everything that communicates that is not spoken)
    nonverbal communication
  16. the process through which you select, organize, and interpret sensory stimuli in the world around you
  17. we trust our _____ and see them as accurate and reliable
    perception "seeing is beleiving"
  18. the fear and anxiety that comes with the anticipation of communicating with a person or a group (speech)
    communication appreehension
  19. a learned set of shared interpretations about beliefs, values, and the norm within a large group of people
  20. superior culture with a supior race
  21. the mistaken belief that your culture is a superior culture to other cultures
  22. generalizations about a group of people that over-simplify the groups characteristics
  23. positive or negative attitudes about an individual or cultural group based on little or no direct experience with that person or group
    • prejudice
    • pre judge
  24. commonly in the united states parents beleive the child should leave home and become their own person after high school or college, this an an __________ culture
    individualism culture
  25. in many countries around the world it is believed the child should live with the family intelled married, this is a _______ culture
  26. refers to the physical and psychological distance between those who have power and those that do not
    power distance
  27. culture that believe differences in power are normal, people are not created equal (North Korea)
    high power distance
  28. cultures where power distinctions are minimized (elected officials)
    low power distance
  29. men are assertive, tough, and focused on material success, women are modest, tender and concerned with quality of life
    masculine society
  30. gender roles overlap
    feminine society
  31. very little meaning expressed through words - gestures, facial expressions
    high-context culture
  32. meaning is primarily expressed through language
    low context culture (north america, speaks more)
  33. culture which schedules and time are very important
    monochronic time
  34. HURIER listening model
    • hearing
    • understanding
    • remembering
    • interpreting
    • evaluating
    • responding
  35. the ability to make clear, aural distinctions among sounds and words in a language
    listening to hear
  36. accurately grasping the meaning of someones spoken and nonverbal messages
    listening to understand
  37. information you retain from communication
    listening to remember
  38. emphathetic listening is a key part of..
    listening to interpret
  39. employ critical thinking skills to analyze what someone says
    listening to evaluate
  40. when you respond to someones communication
    listening to respond
  41. states something is true, that an event occured.. can be stated as true even if it is not
    claim of fact
  42. suggests something will or will not happen in the future
    clain of conjucture
  43. asserts the worth of something, good or bad, wrong or right, best average or worst
    claim of value
  44. recommends a course of action or a solution to a problem
    claim of policy
  45. statement that identifies your belief or position on a particular issue or topic
  46. claiming that someones opinions and arguments are wrong or untrue
    attacking the person
  47. basing a claim on the opinion of an expert that has no relevant experience on the topic being discussed
    appeal to authority
  48. everybody is doing it
    appeal to popularity
  49. claiming it should be done a certain way because it has been done that way in the past
    appeal to tradition
  50. claiming that a particular situation or event is the cause of another event
    faulty cause
  51. claiming that something is true based on too little evidence
    hasty generalization
  52. do not have a direct relationship to the thing they represent
  53. exact dictionary term for a word
    • denotative
    • snake (scaly, slithering creature)
  54. personal thoughts connected to a meaning of a word
    • connotative
    • snake (just the word can make people think of fear)
  55. specific things you percieve with your senses
    • concrete words
    • pen, red rose, table
  56. words that can't be touched or observed
    • abstract words
    • freedom, love, flower (can mean any type of flower)
  57. speaking in more than one language is a form of ______ _______. How we adapt to many contexts in which we communicate.
    code switching
  58. the subject receives the action
    passive voice
  59. subject performs the action
    • active voice
    • you drank the protein shake
  60. changes in volume, speed, tone are all forms of...
    nonverbal communication
  61. sign language is a form of
    verbal communication.. words are used in signing
  62. pathway between communicator and reciever is..
    a channel
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