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20 Cards in this Set

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communication has _______, which are representations of people, events, and all that goes on around us and in us.
Language is ______, which means that verbal symbols are not intrinsically connected to what they represent.

The word apple referrs to the fruit and the computer.
Language is ______ which means that words are not concrete or tangible phenomena. They stand for ideas, people, events, objects, feelings, and so forth.
the communication process is ________ and _________.
on going and dynamic
you cannot ________ communication
Communication systems are _____________ & ______________.
-interrelated parts
-embedded in larger systems
says "you cannot look at one thing without looking at the whole system," like a rock being thrown in the water.
systems theory
you have to include _______ in systems
"more than one way to skin a cat"
cannot just "add" things in and expect a certain outcome
Is a cognitive process, relies on language, self-talk, rehearsel of alternative scenarios.
Intrapersonal communication
continuum of communication that creates and sustains relationships and is divotal in relational developement.
interpersonal communication
performance of person, professions and social identities as well as every day life. Gender identites, oral traditions, Power & political performance
performance communication
Decision making committees and teams. Dynamics of self-managing teams. Hierarchies of power
small groups
comunication skills that enhance professional success. interviewing, listening, leadership, new technologies, decision making. Organizational culture and co-worker relationships.
organizational communication
public speaking, rhetorical studies, argumentation and political communication.
public communication
media representation of and influences on cultural values. Sterotypes of gender, race and ethnicity
mass communication
communicating faster and more widely, impact of technology on communication and community and keeping up with technology.
communication technology
demographic changes in the u.s., communication styles and meanings of different cultures, social communities within single society. Race, gender, and disabilities.
focus of scholarship in own right, integral in study of all areas in the discipline. Enron., health South, Steroids (Mark Mcguire- Hall of Fame)
Ethics and communication