Cengage Advantage Books: Communication in Our Lives / Edition 6

Cengage Advantage Books: Communication in Our Lives / Edition 6

by Julia T. Wood
     
 

ISBN-10: 111135362X

ISBN-13: 9781111353629

Pub. Date: 01/01/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning


COMMUNICATION IN OUR LIVES, Sixth Edition, provides everything you need to strengthen your interpersonal, group, public speaking, and media literacy skills--and demonstrates the value of communication in your life. Award-winning, forward-thinking scholar Julia T. Wood focuses on helping you develop vital communication skills while exploring the latest research and…  See more details below

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COMMUNICATION IN OUR LIVES, Sixth Edition, provides everything you need to strengthen your interpersonal, group, public speaking, and media literacy skills--and demonstrates the value of communication in your life. Award-winning, forward-thinking scholar Julia T. Wood focuses on helping you develop vital communication skills while exploring the latest research and theory of today's most prominent communication scholars, including current developments in cultural and social diversity and the impact of technology on communication. This popular text features an engaging, personal tone, highly readable style, and frequent Student Voice sections that explore how other students have experienced key communication concepts. It is also packed with interactive, online study tools that can help you explore human communication and become a more confident and effective communicator.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111353629
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Pages:
960
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents


Preface. About the Author. Introduction. PART I: FOUNDATIONS OF COMMUNICATION. 1. The World of Communication. 2. Perception and Communication. 3. Communication and Personal Identity. 4. Listening Effectively. 5. The Verbal Dimensions of Communication. 6. The Nonverbal Dimensions of Communication. 7. Communication and Culture. PART II: INTERPERSONAL AND GROUP COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA LITERACY. 8. Foundations of Interpersonal Communication. 9. Communication in Personal Relationships. 10. Foundations of Group and Team Communication. 11. Effective Communication in Task Groups and Teams. 12. Communication in Organizations. 13. Media and Media Literacy. PART III: PUBLIC COMMUNICATION. 14. Planning Public Speaking. 15. Researching and Developing Support for Public Speeches. 16. Organizing and Presenting Public Speeches. 17. Informative Speaking. 18. Persuasive Speaking. Closing: Pulling Ideas Together. Appendix A: Annotated Sample Speeches. Appendix B: Interviewing. Glossary. References. Index.

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