Chapter 1: About Communication
- North Carolina State University
- Communications 112
- Chapter 1: About Communication
Last Modified: 2011-06-27
- relational (inclusion, affection, control)
adds feedback and context
adds culture, past experiences, gender, social class, history, relationship
- multiple channels
- perceptual filters - how interpreted
- people give meaning
- has literal meanings and relational implications
- sends a message, whether intentional or unintentional
- governed by rules
- everyone is an expert in communication
- comm will solve any problems
- comm can break down
- comm is inherently good
- more comm is always better
- cognitive complexity
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