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Juvenile Delinquency

Module 1 – (Ch. 1 pp. 1–21) Message: any type of oral, written, or non-verbal communication by a sender to an audience Sender: the participant in the transaction who has an idea and communicates it by encoding it in a message Encoding: the act of converting ideas into code to convey a written, oral, or non-verbal message Channel: a communication pathway or medium over which a message travels - Spoken, letter, memo, report, phone, computer (e-mail), voice, gesture Receiver: the person for whom a message is intended, who decodes the message by extracting meaning from it Decoding: the act of extracting the meaning from spoken, written, and non-verbal communication Feedback: the receiver’s response to a message that confirms if the original message was received and understood Noise: any form of physical or psychological interference that distorts the meaning of a message. Communication barriers: Problems that can affect the communication transaction, leading to confusion or misunderstanding Channel overload: the inability of a channel to carry all transmitted messages. - Ex. voicemail full Information overload: a condition whereby a receiver cannot process all messages due to their increasing number Emotional interference: a psychological factor that creates problems with the communication transaction Semantic interference: interference caused by ambiguity, jargon, language, or dialect differences, and different ways of assigning meaning Bypassing: misunderstanding that results from the receiver inferring a different meaning from a message based on the different meanings of the words that are used Physical and technical interference: Interference external to the sender and receiver Mixed messages: conflicting perceptions of a signal or message that may result in miscommunication Channel barriers: inappropriate choices of channel that impede communication. Environmental interference: Interference that results from preconceptions and differing frames of reference - Different demographics, attitudes, perception etc - Different ways of seeing the world Dyadic: a group of two No
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