The linear model of communication is an early conceptual model that describes the process of information being transferred in one direction only, from the sender to the receiver. The model applies to mass communication, ... More »

As of May 2015, reviews of Khan Academy math programs are mixed. Common Sense Media gives them four-out-of-five ratings for both quality and learning. A 2012 article in Education Week is more critical, stating that the p... More » Education K-12 K-12 Curriculum

In a linear communication model, such as that found in retail marketing, the best results are obtained when the sender encodes the message by using the language, symbols and images that will most effectively enable the r... More »

The seven elements in the speech communication process are as follows: sender, message, receiver, feedback, channel (or medium), interference and situation. All of these elements interact to determine the effectiveness o... More »

Two-way communication allows for instant feedback, seeking for clarification and interaction between the sender and the receiver. It is typically seen as more efficient than one-way communication for information and feed... More »

Internal noise consists of distractions inside the brain, such as thoughts, that interrupt the communication process. Internal noise occurs while a person is trying to speak. It can cause the person to lose sight of what... More »

Memory is a process through which experiences and information are encoded, stored and retrieved. Encoding transforms the information into a usable form that is subsequently stored and maintained for a certain amount of t... More » World View Social Sciences Psychology