Communication is the process whereby information is imparted by a sender to a receiver via a medium.


There are auditory means, such as speaking, singing and sometimes tone of voice, and nonverbal, physical means, such as body language, sign language, paralanguage, touch, eye contact, or the use of writing.


Communication is defined as a process by which we assign and convey meaning in an attempt to create shared understanding.


This process requires a vast repertoire of skills in intrapersonal and interpersonal processing, listening, observing, speaking, questioning, analyzing, and evaluating. Use of these processes is developmental and transfers to all areas of life: home, school, community, work, and beyond. It is through communication that collaboration and cooperation occur.


Communication is a learned skill. We learn basic communication skills by observing other people and modeling our behaviors based on what we see. We also are taught some communication skills directly through education, and by practicing those skills and having them evaluated.


  • Gail K Piland 6y

    You are invited to add this wonderful photo to
    "diamond photographers club"

    diamond photographers club
    Please Invite other diamond quality photos to this Group too !
  • Cynthia/Beth Zulla 6y

    cool shot!
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  • Birgitte Bindesbøll 6y

    What a great pic!
  • elycefeliz 6y

    Thanks! It's your influence, helping me see things I didn't notice before!
  • Birgitte Bindesbøll 6y

    Really? I'm so glad! :D
  • flickrolf 6y

    sender and so on are just very primitive way of talking about communication, but communication is always there. Nobody started it
    and nobody can stop communicating....
    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Wortfragmente, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • elycefeliz 6y

    Thank you very much for adding this photo to the pool of Two Weeks Notice! (Theme: The Words and the Things)
    We will have a new theme running very soon... see you there! : )
  • Jino Park 3y

    Thank you very much. I used it for my presentation.
  • ngrenning1 3y

    Thank you very much for using a CC license and making this great shot available! I used it in a blog post about communications.
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