Communication Questions and Answers

Communication

The advantages of communicating by computer are speed, the ability to communicate across great distances, the ability to communicate to an unlimited number of people, low cost, and the ease of...

Latest answer posted December 20, 2015 8:46 pm UTC

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The major difference in these communications is the level of intimacy and the range of subject matters that will be touched upon in communications. This is tied up in the fact that the goal of the...

Latest answer posted April 20, 2012 7:55 pm UTC

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Communication, both internal and external, is integral to organizational success. First, leaders need to set a goal or goals. Just to do this requires clear communication between everyone involved...

Latest answer posted October 27, 2018 6:30 pm UTC

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First, we should note here the difference between mass and personal communication. An email, a letter, a business memorandum, an instant message, or any document intended for a limited readership...

Latest answer posted June 19, 2016 5:42 pm UTC

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pohnpei397 makes some very good points, which I agree with. However, I believe, ultimately, that the message being conveyed is typically more important than the way the message itself is conveyed....

Latest answer posted October 2, 2013 8:30 pm UTC

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No expanation of communication is complete without mention and explanation of the formula: Sender encodes message, sends it through a medium, avoids static; the receiver decodes the message (he...

Latest answer posted September 13, 2012 6:56 pm UTC

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First, we must remember that “No taxonomies are innocent” – in other words, the person doing the classifying has an agenda in mind, a reason or project that calls for the classification. Fist, we...

Latest answer posted March 24, 2012 2:19 am UTC

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Interpersonal communication is nothing but the exchange of some kind of information (thoughts, ideas, opinions, etc.) between two or more people. Such an exchange of information can happen via a...

Latest answer posted February 1, 2016 7:55 am UTC

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Two barriers to communication come from both sides: The speaker does not have command of language through lack of vocabulary, knowledge of sentence structure and correct verb and pronoun usage,...

Latest answer posted February 9, 2013 4:15 pm UTC

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This is not the sort of question that can be answered effectively by another person. For example, my communications tend to be with students, my children, or my wife. You, presumably, have none...

Latest answer posted August 28, 2013 6:02 pm UTC

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Verbal communication is affected by clocking and orienting: 1. focus- when communication has no focal theme or topic the orientation (goal, purpose) is not defined. Therefore, the result is...

Latest answer posted December 8, 2013 2:36 pm UTC

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We can deal with two kinds of communication here: communication between two different societies, and communication between various elements inside a society. Following the basic paradigmatic...

Latest answer posted July 27, 2012 4:52 pm UTC

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Effective communication takes into account all the basic elements of communication and uses them well. Speaker: Aristotle considered the ethos of the speaker the most significant factor in making...

Latest answer posted March 5, 2016 10:59 pm UTC

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Verbal communication is communication with words, and non-verbal communication is communication without words. If you are taking a communication course, it is likely that the focus of non-verbal...

Latest answer posted January 12, 2016 4:17 pm UTC

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This is a great question. There are a number of things that could be stated. In light of this, let me name two challenges in communicating online. First, as great as online communication is, there...

Latest answer posted March 25, 2012 10:25 am UTC

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If I understand the student's assignment, and with reference to the attached document, he is required to analyze and comment upon an interview from the perspective of the individual being...

Latest answer posted April 17, 2017 2:07 am UTC

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Communication is important in any relationship. Without clear communication, all relationships in time will unravel. This is also true in politics and public decision making. There are several...

Latest answer posted June 18, 2013 11:20 pm UTC

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"Well, friend, one course doesn't make me an expert, but I am learning some terms to discuss the subject. While a great deal of communication goes on on the verbal level (written or spoken), we...

Latest answer posted March 26, 2012 4:49 am UTC

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One way to communicate would be through the use of gestures. A person could make gestures using his or her hands. Pointing to things is an obvious example. Tourists in foreign countries can...

Latest answer posted March 30, 2012 12:08 pm UTC

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There are several different ways this question could be answered, and almost all of them are going to be based primarily on observation and opinion. First of all, your question makes a very large...

Latest answer posted December 29, 2011 9:23 pm UTC

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Sound is culturally/socially divided into harmony and noise, that is, pleasing or nonpleasing. In the communication model, noise is called static—an auditory or psychological interference in...

Latest answer posted December 6, 2012 5:05 pm UTC

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Linguistic conventions are accepted norms of communication held by a community. These conventions involve the use, the timing, and the meaning of different terms. Communicating electronically by...

Latest answer posted November 2, 2019 8:31 am UTC

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Your scenario shows a great example of communication, which is traditionally defined as the act of giving and receiving (encoding and decoding) information. The exchange that takes place in your...

Latest answer posted October 2, 2012 5:59 pm UTC

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It is a fact that the world is becoming more and more globalized in modern times. Countries trade with one another in unprecedented amounts. People interact with one another across borders. In a...

Latest answer posted February 26, 2013 3:39 am UTC

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The teacher should begin by reviewing the communication model, and then point out that this course will concentrate on the medium and elimination of the static. The language of communication can...

Latest answer posted March 31, 2013 3:34 pm UTC

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Mass Communication (typically known in college settings as "MassComm") is a sub-field of Social Sciences that aims to distribute and spread information through the following media: radio...

Latest answer posted October 16, 2013 5:50 pm UTC

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Let me start with a definition of body language. Body language is a way of communicating through the use of body movements, gestures, and facial expression. What all of these things have in common...

Latest answer posted February 15, 2012 11:33 pm UTC

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This is a highly subjective and personal question that each student must answer for himself or herself, but I can provide some guidance and a few examples from my own experience to help you get...

Latest answer posted September 7, 2020 6:51 pm UTC

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I think that the different skills within communication reside in the basic idea of having to recognize that a simple concept exists in many different forms. Communication involves "the sharing or...

Latest answer posted September 21, 2013 1:14 pm UTC

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For those of us who are teachers, it is important to apply many of these nine principles as we teach. For example, the principles tell us that we need to endorse freedom of expression, diversity...

Latest answer posted June 7, 2012 8:51 pm UTC

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This will not be a power point, but I'm sure that you can create one. Body language is communication using the body without verbal language to express meanings and ideas. Some examples might be...

Latest answer posted February 17, 2012 5:17 am UTC

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Although many different species seem to communicate in different ways, human communication seems especially complex and rich in its ability to convey complex and abstract information. Two functions...

Latest answer posted September 17, 2012 7:01 am UTC

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Communication is a two-way street. Communication is the sharing or exchange of thought by oral, written, or nonverbal means… the sender has an idea, which he transmits to the receiver through...

Latest answer posted February 6, 2013 4:17 am UTC

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Different dynamics exist when it comes to online and offline interactions. The biggest difference is that when a person is online, they do not see a person. More specifically, they do not see the...

Latest answer posted June 20, 2013 2:10 pm UTC

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In order to communicate effectively, you have to be able to understand what a person understands. Essentially, most people who speak the same language can understand each other. However, to be...

Latest answer posted November 13, 2012 8:24 pm UTC

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The best way to make this case is simply to ask what evidence exists to say that we are no longer able to communicate as well as we once could. It is very difficult to prove that we are...

Latest answer posted October 15, 2012 5:22 pm UTC

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If we are looking at all of the ways in which we communicate in all phases of our lives, then oral communication is by far the most common type of communication that we use. When thinking about...

Latest answer posted October 18, 2012 7:06 pm UTC

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It is possible for such an announcement to be heard in or by any of the options that are given here. However, C is by far the most likely answer. It is possible that a radio or television newscast...

Latest answer posted October 18, 2012 7:22 pm UTC

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While both are forms of argument and pesuasion, the structures are distinctly different. The primary and most discernable difference is the “Turn-Taking” process – a formal debate allows one side...

Latest answer posted March 13, 2012 2:58 am UTC

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The correct answer here is D. All of the phrases given here are semantic markers that can be used to indicate that a summary is about to be presented. C is obviously correct. Any time that a...

Latest answer posted October 20, 2012 5:31 pm UTC

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There are two possible answers to this question, depending on what choices you have been given and how you would define “communication.” The first choice would be “email.” This is clearly a form...

Latest answer posted May 21, 2013 7:28 pm UTC

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One of the best tools that today's computers bring to research is the ease of locating the information you need. Not so many years ago, people interested in researching a topic would have to...

Latest answer posted January 19, 2020 3:06 am UTC

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This is a good question. I would say that texting or any type of communication varies depending on with whom we are communicating for several reasons. First, some relations require more formal or...

Latest answer posted June 24, 2012 1:24 pm UTC

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Looking at the first question - I have tried to rid myself of using the term "pretty" to mean "almost" or "somewhat" as in the phrase "that was a pretty good movie". I feel that the term is just...

Latest answer posted June 8, 2012 10:56 pm UTC

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Many schools utilize on-line grade and attendance websites. These sites allow teachers to update student grades regularly on-line where parents can view and track student performance. The use of...

Latest answer posted February 23, 2013 4:21 pm UTC

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This is an appropriate question in view of the shift that is taking place in communication. Online communication is a boom to humanity, to be sure. However, there are some downsides to online...

Latest answer posted June 17, 2013 1:41 am UTC

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The single most exasperating problem is anonymity vs. accreditation. The linchpin of traditional journalism has always been the identification and therefore integrity of the news reportage. But...

Latest answer posted August 6, 2012 5:38 pm UTC

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Deborah Tannen's work might be a good starting point.

Latest answer posted June 7, 2012 3:27 am UTC

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Of course, it is not possible to determine objectively which of the steps is most important. The author clearly thinks that all of them are important. In addition, some of the later steps could...

Latest answer posted February 6, 2013 12:05 am UTC

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Let me assume you mean before you meet the family (since after your stay you will have a good relationship with them.) A host family has some motives for offering their home to a stranger from...

Latest answer posted October 19, 2012 6:21 pm UTC

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