What iscommunication?Lecture 1.2University of AlbertaALES 204Nancy Bray 1
Housekeeping ItemsLabs start on Monday, January 14Textbook rentals - e-book through publishers 2
Lecture Outline1. Definition of communication2. Models of communication3. Myths of communication 3
Course Map Analyze a communicative situation Plan an approach Identify strengths and weakness of your approach Context Rhetorical Purpose Channel Interpersonal Informative Oral Small Groups Persuasive Written Public Mass Communication Visual Online Define communication and understand a model of communication Describe the role that culture, hierarchy, perception, language, non-verbal behaviour, and generation play in communication 4
Communication studies scattered126 definitions of communication (Dance, 1972)249 distinct communication theories (Anderson, 1996)7 textbooks shared only 7% of their content (Anderson, 1996)7 communication traditions -- emerging clarity (Craig, 1999) 13
Apply the Gamble &Gamble model Who is sender? Who is the receiver? What is their shared field of experience? What is the message? What is the channel? What is the noise? What is the feedback? What type? What is the context/environment?
Discussion forumDo you know a particularly effective communicator?Can the Gamble and Gamble model of communication help you understa 40
Why this image?Can you figure out what this image has todo with communication? 41
Photo CreditsSlide 1 & 2 - The Tower of Babel by Peter Bruegel the Elder. From WikicommonsSlide 3 - Meister der Weltenchronik. From WikicommonsSlide 4 - Jupiter (Zeus) from WikicommonsSlide 11 - From Wikicommons 42
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