Communication Model One Liner

Communication model

This post includes important points from communication model. Major subject is agricultural extension education.

Also read: J.P. Leagans communication model

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01: The word communication is originated from the Latin word “communis”, meaning common. Communication is a conscious attempt to share information, ideas, attitudes and like with others.

02: Communication models are as follows

  • Linear model of communication.
  • Transactional model of communication
  • Interactive model of communication.

03: Linear model is a one way communication.

04: About linear model

  • It is a one way model.
  • There is no concept of feedback.

05: In transactional model, both the senders and receivers are communicators.

06: About transactional model

  • This model relates communication with social reality, cultural up-bringing and relational context.
  • Non-verbal feedback are also considered.
  • Example of non-verbal feedbacks: gestures and body language.

07: The interactive model of also known as convergence model.

08: Helical model

  • Dance developed helical model in 1967.
  • It is based on a helix.
  • It describes that how does a child learns to communicate.

09: The two major factors of helical model are as follows

  • Previous experiences.
  • Activities of the speaker.

10: Westley and MacLean’s model is conceptual which starts from the environment.

11: Lasswell’s, Aristotle’s, Shannon Weaver, and Berlo’s S-M-C-R models are known to follow linear model.

12: Different communication models that follow transactional model are as follows

  • Barnlund’s transactional model.
  • Helical model.
  • Becker’s mosaic model.

14: J. Paul communication model is the most accepted model of communication.

15: Communicator is the first component of J. Paul model.

16: Feedback is the last component of J. Paul model. Audience response is second last.

17: Communicator is the source of the message.

18: A good message should be

  • applicable by the audience.
  • Appealing and attractive to the audience.
  • Appropriate to the channel selected.
  • Accurate and timely.
  • Significant and specific.
  • Clear and understandable.
  • In line with the objectives to be attained.

19: Channel is considered as a physical bridge between sender and receiver.

20: What is the purpose of the treatment of the message is to make the message clear, understandable, and realistic to the audience.

21: An audience should be homogeneous.

22: Audience response one is the terminating element in the communication process.

23: A down ward communication may be written or oral.

24: Problem related to the transmission of message

  • Wrong handling of the channel.
  • Physical distraction.
  • Wrong selection of channel.
  • Use of inadequate channels in parallel.

25: Basics for verbal communication

  • Maintain eye contact.
  • Show sincerity.
  • Be courteous.
  • Take care of specific words and statement.
  • Check your pronounciation.
  • Modulate your voice and voice level.