Comm 1010

Communication age
An age in which communication technology and media converge and deeply permeate daily life.

Refers to the ways in which the many forms of technologically mediated and face-to-fafe communication overlap and intersect in out daily lives.

Digital natives
Digital technologies such as computers, cell phones, video games, and digital cameras already existed when they were born.

Digital immigrants
A term used to refer to people who have adopted and learned firsthand how communication technologies have become more and more prevalent in everyday life.

Linear, one-way transfer of information.

Two-way process of recirprocal action with feedback and fields of experience

Connection through communication.

Social construction
Communication influences communicators

Communication competence
The ability to communicate in a personally effective yet socially appropriate manner

Refers to the power of communication to link and relate us to people, groups, communities, social institutions, and cultures

The act of sharing in the activities of the group.

All about connecting and engaging

Communication activism
Direct energetic action in support of needed social change for individuals, groups, organizations, and communities.

Public advocacy
The process of communication with others about social issues with the goal of improving our world

Paulo- freire Introduced the concept to help us better understand how we participate in social systems that may harm or help ourselves and others

Critical literacy
Form of information literacy that moves beyond the surface of the material provided to understand the motives and ideologies of the authors of a given text.

The use of language strategically impress an effect upon the speakers audience

Ancient greece
The human capacity to engage in persuasion was the defining trait of civilization

Socratic method
Critical thinking

Greek polis
City state, is generally considered to be the progenitor of the modern nation state

Thought rhetoric was based on illusions. Find the absolute truth

Must prove why their position is the better one

The process of being aware of and understanding the world

Selective perception
When individuals filter what they see and hear to make it suit their own needs, biases, or expectations

Interpersonal constructs
George kelly’s construct theory, bipolar dimensiond of judgment used to size up people or social situations.

Outgoing vs. shy
Interpersonal constructs

Giving meaning to information

Organized sequences of action that define a well known situation

Self concept
Everything you think and know about yourself

Self image
Your mental picture of yourself

Self esteem
Your estimation of your self worth

An image of the best example of a particular category

Generalizations made to an entire group of people or situations on the basis of the observed traits of one or a few members of the group

Symbolic interaction
Communication is the primary means by which we internalize and use social values to guide how we see ourselves, how we see others, and how we interact.

Nonverbal communication
All communication between people that does not involve words.

65-93% of communication

The sharing of information between individuals by using speech

Functions of symbols
Define, evaluate, organize perceptions, allow for self reflection

They are not intrinsically connected to what they represent

Their meanings are not clear cut or fixed

They are not concrete or tangible

Denotative meaning
A words formal dictionary definition

Connotative meaning
Informal meanings associated with feelings and personal experiences

Regulate rules
Guide how individuals respond or behave in interactions

Constitutive rules
How our messages are interpreted

Functions of nonverbal
Repeat, accent, complement, regulate, and conflict

The study of the use of voice to express self

The study of body movement including both posture and gestures

The study of how people use space and distance to communicate

The surroundings that shape the communication context

The study of the ways in which time is used to structure interactions

Study of touch

Physical appearance
Observable traits of the body and its accessories and extensions.

10 steps of speech development process
Audience analysis, topic selection, rough draft outline, research, support material, organize main points, introduction conclusion and transitions, outline and speaking notes, visual aids, practice

Situational information
Size, opinion of you, topic knowledge

Demographic information
Age, gender, race, economic status, religion

Psychological Information
Values, beliefs, attitudes

a piece of writing that has been copied from someone else and is presented as being your own work

Global plagiarism
stealing a speech entirely from a single source and passing it off as one’s own

Patchwork plagiarism
stealing ideas or language from two or three sources and passing them off as one’s own

Text stealing
When a person uses another person’s words but does not give credit to the source

Self plagiarism
using something you previously had written and presenting it as new

Communication apprehension
anxiety or fear about communicating with others