CBSE (UGC) NET Paper 1 Research and Teaching Aptitude: Communication types

Types of Communication

Intrapersonal Communication

This means communicating within yourself. When you think, daydream, solve problems, and image, you a re in the realm of intrapersonal communication. Some investigators also comprise all physical feedback mechanisms like the sensations of hunger, pain, and pleasure in this area.

Interpersonal Communication

This kind of communication describes the interact ions of two or more people. The most significant setting for interpersonal communication IS direct face-to-face communication between two persons. An interview, a conversation and in climate communications come under this heading. It is more persuasive and int1uential than any other type of communication. There comes the role of words and gestures, the warmth of human closeness and in fact all the five senses. Feedback is a very vital word here. Feedback should be quick.

Group Communication

Group communication shares all these qualities, though in a much less measure. The larger the group the less personal and intimate is the possibility of exchange. In fact, as the group grows in size communication tends to become more and more of monologue, for participation becomes undesirable. The degree of directness and intimacy, therefore, depends upon the size of the group, the place where it meets, as also the relationship of the members of the-group to one another and to the group message.

Mass Communication

When a message transfer from its source to its destination, mass communication starts to function. Generally, some kind of medium-one meaning of which is ‘between’ -is needed to link the sender to receivers. These media and visibility to some people and points of views, whereas it mutes other voices and viewpoints, Thus mass communication also have an influence on our perceptions of issues, events and people.