This essay focuses on face-to-face or telephone conversation. Explain how your public and private graphs differ and discuss reasons
Briefly describe your behavioral blend as revealed in your Uniquely You profile (based on Carbonell). Explain how your public and private graphs differ and discuss reasons for and implications of this. Address how your behavioral blend impacts the way you think, feel, make decisions, and relate to others. Also, which of the interpersonal communication challenges and principles discussed by Schultze and Badzinski do you find especially relatable?
We all do this every day when transferring abstract thoughts into spoken words or a written form. However, other communication channels require different forms of encoding, e.g. text written for a report will not work well if broadcast via a radio programme, and the short, abbreviated text used in text messages would be inappropriate in a letter or in speech.
Complex data may be best communicated using a graph, chart or other visualisation.
Effective communicators encode their messages so that they fit both the channel and the intended audience. They use appropriate language, conveying the information simply and clearly.
likely causes of confusion and misunderstanding. are generally aware of the recipients’ experience in decoding similar communications.
Recipients of messages are likely to provide feedback. It is on how they have understood the messages through both verbal and non-verbal reactions. Effective communicators pay close attention to this feedback as it is the only way. It is to assess whether the message has been understand as intend, and it allows any confusion to be correct.
Bear in mind that the extent and form of feedback will vary with the communication channel. Feedback during a face-to-face or telephone conversation will be immediate and direct, whilst feedback to messages convey via TV or radio will be indirect and may be delay, or even convey through other media such as the Internet.
Effective communicators pay close attention to this feedback as it is the only way to assess whether the message has been understood as intended, and it allows any confusion to be corrected.