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Communication
the process of sharing information by using symbols to send and receive messages
verbal communication
communication through speaking and writing
non-verbal communication
a method of communicating that consists of all the elements of comunication other than words
sender
a person who sends a message
receiver
the person that receives a message
message
ideas and feelings that make up the content of communication
medium (channel)
teh means used to send messages
encoding
the proceess of turning ideas and feelings into verbal and non-verbal communications (putting into a form that can be transmitted)
decoding
finding the meaning of verbal and non-verbal symbols
public communication
a formal speaking situation in which on person speaks to an audience of many individuals to entertain, inform or persuade them
group communication
a goal-directed form of communication in which people meet ina group for the purpose of sharing information, solving a problem, or arriving at a workable decision
interpersonal communication
communication between two or more people
intrapersonal communication
communication with yourself (thinking, writing in journal, diary)
stage fright
the nervousness that speakers or performers feel before and during a presentation
interference
anything that interfers with or gets in the way of clear communication
listening
getting meanings from sounds that are heard
hearing
being able to detect sounds
feedback
verbal and nonverbal reactions that indicates a sender that the message has been received and understood
informational speech
a speech that provides information an presents facts
persuasive speech
a speech tht establishes a fact, changes a belief, or moves an audience to act on a policy
oral interprelation
the art of verbally communicating the ideas, feelings, and basic scheme or structure or a work of literature to one or more people
debate
a format public speaking in which participants prepare and present speeches on opposite sides of an issue to determine which side has the stronger arguments
theater
consists of commedy and tragidy