Introduction to Communication Worksheet
Answer the following questions in your own words. Each response must be written as an academic paragraph of at least 150 words. Be clear and concise, and provide explanations for your answers. Format your sources consistent with APA guidelines.
1. According to Introducing Communication Theory (2010), what is the definition of communication? What does communication mean to you personally? Provide an example.
As explained in Chapt. #01 of Introduction to Communication Theory (2010). Communication is defined by Dr. Stevens in Chapt. 4 as Communication Accommodation Theory. Which is the framework through which relationships, accommodations, and behaviors exist. From pg. 63 of the chapter, “The theory supports a series of specific guesses, or hypotheses that can be tested”. EXAMPLE: These theories are not bounded by the context of the workplace. Whereas it generalizes the communication accommodations in all contexts. By narrowing down to specific areas, it is simpler to figure out the barriers in communications as well the progression. Communication means to personally ascend to the treasures of life. When communicating between people, you are able to receive feedback from them. That can be in a positive light, or a negative one depending on that person’s attitude. Communication comes in many forms from verbal, to non-verbal. An individual may talk with your hands as much as your eyes which is considered “body language”.
2. Describe the differences between linear, interactional, and transactional communication.
Linear communication is where a sender and a receiver of one message. In fact, the breakdown of the linear model of communication goes in order. Created by Shannon and Weaver according to the Website Communication Studies. 1. Sender
In addition, the linear model...