Interpersonal Communication Paper

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Core Assessment Portfolio
Scottie Pennington

In fulfillment of course requirements for

Park University
CA104 Interpersonal Communication
Spring II Term 2012

Interpersonal Communication Report
SCOTTIE PENNINGTON
05/05/2012

Interpersonal Communication Report Outline

I. Interpersonal communication can be defined a number of ways, but it is usually described as communication between or among connected persons or those in a close relationship. I have really been able to examine my own interpersonal communication, between and among the people I am connected to or have close relationship with, over that last few weeks. Prior to this course, I felt my interpersonal communication skills were above average and very effective. However, I have discovered there are many ways I can improve my interpersonal communications and relationships with others. Through the exercises conducted during this course I have realized that I need to work on my effective listening, perception of others and how my nonverbal cues can cause barriers to interpersonal communication. I will describe the barriers I have created and how I have resolved them over the past few weeks. Understanding my own shortcomings in communication, and attempting to resolve them, has helped me improve my current and future relationships with other.

II. Main Points A. Fundamental Elements of Communication 1. The fundamental elements of communication can sometimes be taken for granted, but they are more important to effective interpersonal communication than people realize. 2. I look at what fundamentals I have taken for granted and the effect that has had on my interpersonal communication.

B. Self-Concept 1. Your self-image, and the view you have…...

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