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Lecture 8

Kinesiology 1088A/B Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Interpersonal Communication

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Kinesiology 1088A/B
Bob Larose

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Purpose of Communication
Motivate/Psych up
Problem solve/deal with conflict
Types of Communication
Interpersonal: occurs between two or more people
Intrapersonal: “self-talk” or thought
Non-verbal: important part of interpersonal communication and comprises 50% of
talk communication
Interpersonal: sometimes the message may not be received by the person
intended or can get distorted and therefore not transmitted. Therefore, it is
important to know how to effectively send a message.
Guidelines For Sending Effective Messages
1. Be direct
2. Own your message (I, my)
3. Be complete and specific
4. Avoid double messages
5. State your feelings clearly
6. Separate fact from opinion
7. Focus on one thing at a time
8. Deliver message immediately
Decisions to send
message about something
Encoding of the message
by sender
Channel through which
the message is
transmitted to the sender
Decoding of the message
by the receiver
Internal response by the
receiver to the message
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