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Explain why definitions are important and why there can be more than one definition of communication Identifyhow definitions vary in terms of breadth, intentionality, sender/receiver orientation and importance of symbols Explainthe three functions of models as well as their drawbacks Distinguish between the psychological, social constructionist and pragmatic perspectives
Explain for any given model which perspective it belongs to Criticize each perspective by describing it’s weaknesses Understand the cultural studies perspective Identify the elements of communication in Hymes’s SPEAKING model.
A good definition of communication tells us what behaviours count as communication, which ones don’t and also its essential characteristics.
Describing Describing the something that practical use of already exists: something: objective. subjective. Theoretically Multiple there is one definitions based correct definition on individual for everything. needs and experiences.
… a process of acting on information… the discriminatory response of an organism to stimulus… an effort after meaning… a human process through which we make sense out of the world and share that sense with others… the transmission of ideas, emotions, skill, etc by the use of symbols …
How broad is communication? Is communication intentional? Is communication sender or receiver based? Is all communication symbolic?
Explanatory function: breaking down complex processes into constituent parts and showing how the parts are connected. Predictive function: helps answer questions about the future (based on patterns in the model). Control function: helps us guide our behaviour and work out where we may have gone wrong (how to control a process).
They are incomplete They can be misleading if oversimplified There are many ways to model a process They make assumptions about processes
1. Psychological Perspective2. Social Constructionist Perspective3. Pragmatic Perspective4. Cultural Studies Perspective
Communication is a psychological processwhereby two (or more) individuals exchangemeanings through the transmission andreception of communication stimuli
Communication is a process whereby peoplein groups, using the tools provided by theirculture, create collective representations ofreality.
Communication is a system of interlocking,interdependent behaviours that becomepatterned over time.
Any given culture is, in fact, a web ofinterconnected acts of communication, muchof which lies below the surface.
DAY TASKMonday Notes for Objectives 1-4Tuesday Notes for Objectives 5-8Wednesday Start Reading Log #1Thursday Finish Reading Log #2Weekend Key words from Chapter 2 Preview Chapter 3