How Communication Is Beneficial And How It Is Used Essay

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What I expect to learn:
This reading is about the definition of communication, different forms of communication, how communication is beneficial and how it is used.
Attitude and Connect:
Alot of the things within this article I have used within speech and debate. I hope this article goes in depth and explains how communication can be used outside of public forum and debate.
Phase 2
Words I do not understand:
⦁ Rhetoric: the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, especially the use of figures of speech and other compositional techniques.

⦁ Cumbersome: large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry or use; unwieldy:

⦁ Competence: the ability to do something successfully or efficiently

⦁ Dyad: something that consists of two elements or parts:

⦁ Paralanguage: the non-lexical component of communication by speech, for example intonation, pitch and speed of speaking, hesitation noises, gesture, and facial expression.

Notes:
⦁ Many people do not have a clear understanding of what Communication is or what exactly Communication majors study.
⦁ There are various forms and outcomes of human comunication.
⦁ Will show how people use messages to give meaning or make meanings for things such as context, culture, and media.
⦁ Focuses also on effective and moral communication.
⦁ Foundational Concepts: communication theory, self-concept, perceptions, culture, gender, and listening.
⦁ Where is takes place: small groups, interpersonal relationships, and public speaking.
⦁…

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