Communicate! / Edition 8

Communicate! / Edition 8

by Rudolph F. Verderber
     
 

Continually praised by reviewers for its clear and concise writing style, this ground breaking and market-leading textbook is theory-based with a skill building and competency orientation. The authors provide lively contemporary examples to ground theory, to increase comprehension, and to help students become skillful communicators. COMMUNICATE! encourages active… See more details below

Overview

Continually praised by reviewers for its clear and concise writing style, this ground breaking and market-leading textbook is theory-based with a skill building and competency orientation. The authors provide lively contemporary examples to ground theory, to increase comprehension, and to help students become skillful communicators. COMMUNICATE! encourages active learning through well-designed analytical and skill-building activities, video scenarios, ethics cases, speech action-step exercises, and sample speeches. This book is ideal for a course that goes beyond understanding theory, and aspires to help students improve their communication skills.

The twelfth edition of COMMUNICATE! reflects important changes in the field and has been updated to reflect the issues and interests of today's college students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534258122
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
08/01/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
484

Table of Contents


1. Communication Perspectives. 2. Perception of Self and Others. 3. Communicating Verbally. 4. Communicating through Nonverbal Behaviors. 5. Communicating across Cultures. 6. Communicating in Relationships. 7. Listening and Responding. 8. Developing Intimacy in Relationships: Self-Disclosure, Feedback, and Conflict Resolution. 9. Interviewing. 10. Participating in Group Communication. 11. Members'' Roles and Leadership in Groups. 12. Developing Your Topic and Doing Your Research. 13. Organizing Your Speech. 14. Adapting Verbally and Visually. 15. Overcoming Speech Apprehension by Preparing Delivery. 16. Informative Speaking. 17. Persuasive Speaking.

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