2 Interpersonal Communication Communication within oneself
3 Interpersonal Communication Communication between peopleWhen it involves only two people it is called dyadic communicationInterpersonal communication is interactive
4 Small Group Communication Three or more people gather in a context where every person can participate actively with others.It is interactiveCoalitions can be formedSmall groups can be more creative
5 Public Communication A large group setting The group is too large for every one to be able to participateLittle opportunity for 2 way conversation
6 Mass CommunicationWhen a message is constructed and transmitted so many people, in different places and at different times, can receive the same message.Feedback is difficult, often delayed.Interaction is limited.