2Interpersonal Communication Communication within oneself
3Interpersonal Communication Communication between peopleWhen it involves only two people it is called dyadic communicationInterpersonal communication is interactive
4Small 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
5Public Communication A large group setting The group is too large for every one to be able to participateLittle opportunity for 2 way conversation
6Mass 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.