Communication in Our Lives

Communication in Our Lives

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by Julia T. Wood, Deirdre Anderson, Kimberly Russell
     
 

Provides insight into communication for introductory level undergraduate students in the field of communication studies. Emphasis is placed on understanding issues of social and cultural diversity, understanding the role of theories and research in the field, and developing concrete communication skills. Students reflections illustrate ideas throughout the text and… See more details below

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Provides insight into communication for introductory level undergraduate students in the field of communication studies. Emphasis is placed on understanding issues of social and cultural diversity, understanding the role of theories and research in the field, and developing concrete communication skills. Students reflections illustrate ideas throughout the text and exercises encourage students to apply concepts and develop skills. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534564315
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/01/2002
Edition description:
3RD BK&CDR

Table of Contents

Introduction2
1The World of Communication10
2Perception and Communication38
3Communication and Personal Identity64
4Effective Listening92
5The Verbal Dimension of Communication120
6The Nonverbal Dimension of Communication148
7Communication and Cultures176
8Foundations of Interpersonal Communication206
9Communication in Personal Relationships234
10Foundations of Group and Team Communication262
11Effective Communication in Task Groups286
12Planning Public Speaking312
13Researching and Developing Support for Public Speeches342
14Organizing and Presenting Public Speeches370
Closing: We've Come a Long Way406
Glossary413
References419
Index433

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