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33 Cards in this Set

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speaker
source of a message
listener
reciepent of the message sent by speaker
message
what the speaker communicates to listener
channel
the pathway used to transmit a message
feedback
verbal and nonverbal responses made by a listener to a speaker
interference
anything that obstructs accurate communication of a message
situation
the setting in which communication takes place
stereotype
an oversimplified or exaggerated image
scapegoat
an individual or group that innocently bears the blame of others
adrenaline
a hormone triggered by stress that stimulates heart lungs and muscles and prepares the body for fright flight or fight
positive nervousness
useful energy
positive imagery
visualization of succesful actions
hearing
the process by which sound waves are recieved by the ear
listening
the act of interpreting and evaluating what is being said
audience-centered speaker
one who tries to establish a meaningful connection with listeners
audience analysis
collecting information about audience characteristics
adaption
adjusting one's material and delivery to meet listeners' needs
customize
to make or alterto a customer's specifications
taboo
an act, word or object that is forbidden on grounds of morality or taste
ethnocentrism
judging other cultures as inferior to ones' own
sexist language
words based on gender stereotypes
attitude
apredisposition to respond favorably or unfavorably toward a person or idea
brainstorming
generating many ideas quickly and uncritically
general purpose
the broad objective of a speech
specific purpose
the precise goal that a speaker wants to achieve
infinitive
a verb form beginning with to
central idea
the key concept of a speech
inter-library loan
sharing of materials and services among libraries
Internet
a vast network of networks linking throughout the world
World Wide Web
a global internet sustem for delivering and displaying documents that may contain images, sound and video as well as text
Website
any location on the World Wide Web
Web Page
the file you see on the screen when visting a web website
hyperlink
a highlighted word or pictue that when you cliked transports you to another place within a document or to another website