Communication involves a relationship. It is like a relationship between—
The Communications Barbell
The bar on the barbell is the relationship between the two ends. It symbolizes a communication relationship.
Relationships and Subjects
“I would be an aye-aye lemur” involves two ideas and one relationship:
Idea 1: I
Idea 2: Aye-aye lemur
Now let’s change the word idea to variable. If we have a barbell and we change the weight, we vary them.
We now have:
Variable 1: I Relationship: would be Variable 2: an aye-aye lemur.
Individual or Small-Group Activity
Complete the Exercise: Cuba