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Linear model
Is a one-way phenomenon
Interactive model
This model is not too different from the linear model, just that there is an addition of feedback
Transactional model
This model allows people to connect through communication…people can transact with each other. Everyone is a sender and receiver in this model.
Channel
Initiator and encoder
Sender
decoder of message
Message
Stimulus that produces meaning
Encode
sender
Decode
receiver
Context
The environment in which communication occurs; the who, what, where, when, why, and how of communication
Noise
Interference with effective transmission and reception of a message
Fields of Experience
Cultural background, ethnicity, geographic location, extent of travel, and general personal experiences
What are the most common myths about communication?
Communication is a cure-all
Communicating is just common sense
Communication quantity=quality
Define communication competence (recognize general elements of communication competence).
Communication competence is communicating effectively and appropriately in a given context. Communication competence is a we-oriented relationship not a me-oriented relationship. This is what makes a relationship successful.
Content
What is actually said and done
Relationship
How the message defines or redefines the association between individuals
There are 5 general ways to achieve communication competence.
Knowledge
Skills
Sensitivity
Commitment
Ethics
Perception
The process of selecting, organizing, and interpreting data from our senses.
What is a perceptual schema/set?
Is a mental predisposition to perceive a stimulus in a fixed way as the result of an expectation.