professional communication

Updated: 8/31/2020
professional  communication

Storyboard Text

  • Sender: The teacher
  • Lesson: Photosynthesis
  • Encoding: Does anyone have any questions?
  • Does everyone understand what we learned today?
  • Receivers: The students
  • Internal Noise: The student isn't paying attention.
  • This class is so boring...wait what did the teacher just say?
  • I didn't hear what she said 
  • Decoding
  • Channel: Face to face
  • Could you please go over the products of photosynthesis?
  • Feedback: The student responds to the question.
  • The teacher is the sender and is sending the message through a face to face channel. She is encoding that she wants students to ask questions if they have any. A barrier to communication is the external noise coming from the classroom next door.
  • Lesson: Photosynthesis
  • The products of photosynthesis are glucose and oxygen.
  • Next I have an important announcement.
  • The students are the receivers. One of the students is decoding the message while another student has internal noise because he is not paying attention and didn't hear the question.
  • I should listen since she said it's important.
  • The student gives feedback by responding to the question. She sends the message through a face to face channel.
  • Today's Lesson: Photosynthesis
  • Coming up soon you will have a test over everything we've learned so far this year. This test isn't difficult, but you will need to study if you want to get a good grade. It will count for 50% of your grade so it is very important.
  • Does everyone understand?
  • Encoding: This announcement is important so everyone should listen.
  • The teacher responds to the student's question and sends out another message. She encodes that everyone should listen.
  • The student decodes that she should listen and pay attention to what the teacher is saying.
  • Decoding
  • The teacher demonstrates ethical responsibility by conveying honest information about the test, informing the students in advance, and telling them that they need to prepare for the test.
  • Yes!
  • Feedback: The students respond.