CBM Elements II

CBM Elements II

Patricia A. Young (University of Maryland at Baltimore, USA)
Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 16
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-426-2.ch008
OnDemand PDF Download:
$37.50

Abstract

This chapter continues with CBM Elements and the design factors related to the anthropology of culture. Cultural communications is covered in its entirety. Cultural communications is the exchange or transmission of information. This exchange can be between human beings, other species or entities. Cultural communications serves a purpose; these purposes maybe to report, inform, persuade, warn, direct, or induce a response. However the ultimate goal is to convey meaning from the information source to destination or sender to receiver (Meadow, 2002). Cultural communications can be applied to cultures, target audiences, and other species. In terms of societies and cultures, cultural communications looks at the forms of communications or communication systems that exist. Cultural communications in relation to a target audience looks at language (nonverbal, verbal); writing; spatial, temporal, and visual cues; and semiotics (signs & symbols).
Chapter Preview
Top

Cultural Communications

  • E5. Cultural communications - The exchange or transmission of information.

Cultural communications is the exchange or transmission of information. This exchange can be between human beings, other species or entities. Cultural communications serves a purpose; these purposes maybe to report, inform, persuade, warn, direct, or induce a response. However the ultimate goal is to convey meaning from the information source to destination or sender to receiver (Meadow, 2002). Cultural communications can be applied to cultures, target audiences, and other species. In terms of societies and cultures, cultural communications looks at the forms of communications or communication systems that exist. Cultural communications in relation to a target audience looks at language (nonverbal, verbal); writing; spatial, temporal, and visual cues; and semiotics (signs & symbols).

Complete Chapter List

Search this Book:
Reset