HSD 2110: COMMUNICATION FOR DEVELOPMENT Past Paper

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JOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY
OF
AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY
University Examinations 2014/2015
END OF SEMESTER EXAMINATION FOR
THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
HSD 2110: COMMUNICATION FOR DEVELOPMENT
DATE: AUGUST 2014 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: ANSWER QUESTION ONE (COMPULSORY) AND ANY OTHER TWO QUESTIONS

Question One (30 Marks)

a) Discuss the types of communication problems we encounter in the society today. (8 Marks)

b) Describe how communication process takes place from one person to another effectively. (6 Marks)

c) Explain any four barriers to effective communication within a community based organization. (8 Marks)

d) Write brief notes on the following concepts on communication for development:

(i) Communication development (2 Marks)

(ii) Participatory development (2 Marks)

(iii) Sustainable development (2 Marks)

(iv) Oral communication (2 Marks)

Question Two (20 Marks)

Describe a situation in which you have been the receiver in one – way communication process. give reasons why certain individuals might not like it. Why might some people prefer it? (20 Marks)
Question Three (20 Marks)

Managers striving to become better communicators must accomplish the task of information they transmit. Discuss ways Managers will improve their communication in the organizations. (20 Marks)

Question Four (20 Marks)

Discuss the theories of communication process and their relevance to communication development. (20 Marks)

 

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