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What Is Communication
What Is Communication
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  • 1. Why Get a Degree in Communications?
    By Jamie, Mehreen, Max, and Edward
  • 2. What Is A Communication Degree
    • According to olivetcollege.edu “ The field of communications focuses on how people use messages to generate meaning within:
    • 3. Various contexts
    • 4. Cultures
    • 5. Channels
    • 6. Media
    • 7. Also promotes the effective and ethical practice of human communication”.
  • Communication Skills
    Create Persuasive & Creative Communication
    • Oral & Written Communication
    • 8. Evaluate Information & Sources
    • 9. Gather Information & Data
    • 10. Presentation Skills
    • 11. Critical Thinking Skills
  • Communication Skills contd.
    • Masters the skill of presenting yourself in many situations
    • 12. Social Gatherings
    • 13. Friends and Family
    • 14. Formal Parties
    • 15. Boss and colleagues
    • 16. Clients and prospective employers
  • Communication Facts
    • 17% is spent on reading
    • 17. 14% is spent on writing
    • 18. Therefore a communications degree could enhance all of your everyday skills
    • 19. Estimated that 75% of a persons day is spent communicating in some way
    • 20. As a college student 69 % of our time is spent speaking and listening.
  • Human Communication
    • Human Communication is the field dedicated to understand how people communicate:
    • 21. With themselves
    • 22. Another person
    • 23. Within groups
    • 24. Within organizations
    • 25. Across Cultures
    http://images.clipartof.com/small/25053-Clipart-Illustration-Of-Two-Professional-Businessmen-Shaking-Hands-On-Top-Of-A-Green-Globe-Other-Business-People-Circling-The-Planet.jpg
  • 26. Human Communication Studies- Directions
    Salisbury University, 2008, Possible Job Titles, para.1-6
  • 30. Media Studies
    • Media Studies is concerned with the impact of media on contemporary society
    • 31. Using research, teaching, public events, and outreach
    http://www.bizbash.com/content/editorial/StoryPhoto/big/e16754image8.jpg
  • 32. Areas of Media Studies and Production
    Audiovisual & Multimedia
    Film & Photography
    Magazines
    Radio & Audio
    Television & Video
    Newspaper & News Service
    Salisbury University, 2008, Possible Job Titles, para.2-14
    Blogspot.com, 2009, Welcome to media studies, para. 1 (picture)
  • 33. Public Relations- Definition
    The actions of a corporation, store, government, individual, etc., in promoting goodwill between itself and the public, the community, employees, customers, etc.
    The art, technique, or profession of promoting such goodwill.
    http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/public+relations
  • 34. Areas of Public Relations
    • Financial public relations
    • 35. Product public relations
    • 36. Crisis public relations
  • The Art of Persuasion
    Persuasion: Speakers attempt to persuade audiences to accept their superior position.
    Learning the art of communication can be used to influence large audiences, friends/family.
    Persuasion in Interpersonal Communication
    Communication theory has proven the validity of persuasion learned through communication courses (Foster & Foster, 2003)
  • 37.
  • 38. Job Characteristics
    • According to the Department of Labor, the most important qualities for high job performance are:
    • 39. Listening
    • 40. Speaking
    • 41. Creative Thinking
    • 42. Decision Making
    • 43. Reasoning
    • 44. Honesty
    *All of these skills can be perfected as a Communication Studies scholar
  • 45. Typical Work Activities
    As a communication scholar skills are developed that put you ahead in your working field.
    Researching
    Managing
    Scheduling
    Informing/Organizing
    http://www.salisbury.edu/careerservices/Students/ChoosingMajorsPage/CommunicationArt.html#WorkActivities
  • 50. Federal Jobs
    There are a number of Communications Positions in the Federal Field available in the Metropolitan Area.
    Full-time and Permanent (FTP) Positions Include:
    Telecommunications -6,023
    Public Affairs Specialist -4,749
    Visual Information -1,704
    Writing and Editing -1,299
    Audio Visual Production -1,111
    These positions can pay up to $90,698 per year.
    http://www.makingthedifference.org/federalcareers/communications.shtml
  • 51. Average Earnings
    According to elearners.com
    Base Pay for PR Specialist is $44,472
    College Instructor of Communications $42,289
    Advertising account executive $65,817
    Director of Communications $127,802
  • 52. Works Cited

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