Demonstrative Communication

Demonstrative Communication
Kimo Waialae
April 16, 2012
Professor Ginger Stack

Demonstrative Communication
Demonstrative communication is defined as the nonverbal communication in which sender’s and receivers exchange messages and/or feedbacks in an unwritten unspoken wordless manner. Demonstrative communication consists of body postures, gestures, facial expressions, tone of voice and many other gestures convey the sender’s thoughts and emotions. In my opinion demonstrative communication is equally or more common than traditional oral or written communication on both conscious and subconscious levels.
Demonstrative communication could use to support a sent verbal message or it could be used as a stand-alone method in sending messages or feedbacks. Just like other types of communication, demonstrative communication holds its advantages as well as disadvantages for both senders and receivers. Encoding and decoding does not require much time and effort when done through demonstrative communication. One can answer to a yes or no question by obviously and simply nodding his/her head with agreement or disagreement.
There are several things that can be said about nonverbal and unwritten communication. When you are talking to someone or someone is talking to you. You can tell allot about how well the person is listening and understanding what you are saying. You also tell by their body language and facial expressions if their interested in your conversation.
Facial expressions are the most common among all nonverbal communication. For example, dressing properly, can judge an individually according, first impression on that person is always the everlasting impression from human nature, especially if you are a guest speaker or giving a presentation.
Demonstrative Communication can also be done by nonverbal actions for example a smile on a speaker’s face when giving a speech or presentation, the facial expression s would be a form of positive...

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