BSCOM 100 Week 1 Introduction to Communication Worksheet

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 BSCOM 100 Week 1 Introduction to Communication Worksheet

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Introduction to Communication Worksheet


Paragraph Questions

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.




According to Communication: Principles for a Lifetime (2013), what is the definition ofcommunication? What are the fundamentals of communication? What does communication mean to you personally? Provide an example.






Describe the differences between linear, interactional, and transactional communication.







Why is communication critical to developing self-concept? Provide an example of how communication has helped you to develop your self-concept.



Myth or Reality?

Identify whether each of the following sentences is a myth or a reality. Explain your answers.





You communicate only when you consciously and deliberately choose to communicate.


Myth or Reality





Words do not mean the same things to the listener as they do to the speaker.


Myth or Reality





You communicate primarily with words.


Myth or Reality





Nonverbal communication is not perceived solely through sight.


Myth or Reality





Communication is not a one-way activity.


Myth or Reality





The message you send is identical to the message received by the listener.


Myth or Reality





You can never give someone too much information.


Myth or Reality



Match the seven contexts of communication with the appropriate definition by placing the letter of the definition in the blank.

































































1.     ___ Interpersonal  
a.     Communication within and among large, extended environments 

2.     ___ Intrapersonal
b.    Communication between and among members of different cultural backgrounds 

3.     ___ Group 

c.     Communication with a group of people
4.     ___ Public/Rhetorical 

d.    Communication to a large group of listeners 

5.     ___ Organizational
e.     Communication with oneself 

6.     ___ Intercultural
f.     Communication to a very large audience through mediated forms 

7.     ___ Mass
g.    Face-to-face communication between people

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