Name Course Instructor Date Kinesics Nonverbal communication can be defined as the transmission of information in addition to words during a communication process and to an audience or receiver of the communicated content.The particular form of nonverbal cue that I intend to discuss is kinesics. The term kinesics is derived from the term ‘kinesis’ that is a Latin word that means movement. Kinesics is the study of the body arm hand and movements of the face. The cues of kinesics as a form of nonverbal communication are: Gestures The conversation. In the Africa culture on the other hand intense eye contact is considered aggressive confrontational and extremely disrespectful. Nonverbal communication is a vital aspect of communication. With regards to culture it is essential that one learns the meaning of a particular cue in association with culture to ensure that they communicate effectively and cease from distorting information and confusion. Reference Andersen P. A. Nonverbal Communication: Forms and Functions (Mountain View CA: Mayfield 1999) 36. Hargie O. Skilled Interpersonal Interaction: Research Theory and Practice 5th ed. (London: Routledge 2011) 63. [...]
Directions: 1.Read and research Nonverbal Communication by using the following link: http://nonverbal.ucsc.edu 2. Write a 5 paragraph Essay on non-verbal communication, don't forget to pay close attention to grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Type your essy using a word processor (such as Microsoft word) with 12-point font, double spaced and 1 inch margins. **As an alternative, try this from one of our students who made this a very understandable exercise - Thanks Kathleen! :) There is a wealth if information on Youtube and that is sufficient. Find something you like on nonverbal communication then, 1) describe what it is 2) List the cues 3) Give an example of positive cues 4) give a negative example 5) Then Pull it all together in a summary. Try to make this a 5 paragraph essay.