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asynchronous communication

asynchronous communication  

The transmission of data over a communication medium where the time at which a character of the data is sent is not determined by the timing of the sending or receiving of a previous character. This ...
audience effect

audience effect  

The effect of an audience on the performance of an athlete. The relationship between audience and the performer is complex, and is determined by the interaction of the particular factors pertaining ...
communication technologies

communication technologies  

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Media studies
1. Equipment (and associated techniques) directly used to enable interpersonal communication (both synchronous and asynchronous); and/or the mass media. This is not quite synonymous with ‘the means ...
computer-mediated communication

computer-mediated communication  

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Those technologies used for communication where the computer plays a major part. It includes newsgroups, chat rooms, email, and computer-mediated conferencing. Often abbreviated to CMC.
co-presence

co-presence  

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1. Most broadly, any close occurrence of different things: see also clutter; collocation; contiguity; juxtaposition.2. The simultaneous presence of individuals in the same physical location, not ...
distance communication

distance communication  

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1. Any interpersonal communication in which the physical gap between the participants is beyond the physiological limits of unaided human perception.2. Asynchronous communication using portable media ...
face-to-face interaction

face-to-face interaction  

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*Synchronous social interaction between individuals co-present in the same physical location, normally through speech and nonverbal communication. It is a particular concern in social psychology and ...
immediacy

immediacy  

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1. Lack of an intervening or mediating agency; unmediatedness; directness. Face-to-face interaction is often phonocentrically framed as unmediated (see also presence; social presence). However, many ...
interpersonal communication

interpersonal communication  

Communication between a minimum of two parties in which meaningful exchange is intended with the sender trying to effect a response from a person or group. The message may be received by the person ...
live

live  

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1. In television, radio, and on the internet, any presentation that is broadcast at the same time as it is being produced and so is unedited. Liveness is an important characteristic that ...
sender/receiver

sender/receiver  

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Within transmission models of communication (and in the conduit metaphor), the participants in acts of communication (communication being presented as a linear process of sending messages to a ...
written communication

written communication  

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Verbal messages primarily in the form of writing (usually hand-written, typed, or printed) but which can also include images and other graphical elements. One of the two modes of communication ...

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