Communication in Our Lives (with CD-ROM and SpeechBuilder Express?/InfoTrac / Edition 4

Communication in Our Lives (with CD-ROM and SpeechBuilder Express?/InfoTrac / Edition 4

by Julia T. Wood
     
 

ISBN-10: 053464676X

ISBN-13: 9780534646769

Pub. Date: 01/04/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This text provides your students with a powerful combination of exceptional skills development backed by unique attention to the research and theory of today's most prominent communication scholars. Your students will find everything they need to strengthen their public speaking, group, media literacy and interpersonal skills—and enrich their appreciation of

Overview

This text provides your students with a powerful combination of exceptional skills development backed by unique attention to the research and theory of today's most prominent communication scholars. Your students will find everything they need to strengthen their public speaking, group, media literacy and interpersonal skills—and enrich their appreciation of communication's constant value to their lives. With Communication in Our Lives' wonderfully integrated attention to diversity, conversational narrative style, and the most integrated and current technology package available, your students are sure to understand human communication and become effective communicators in today's mediated world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534646769
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/04/2005
Series:
Wadsworth Series in Speech Communication
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
7.98(w) x 9.88(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: FOUNDATIONS OF COMMUNICATION. Introduction. 1. The World of Communication. 2. Perception and Communication. 3. Communication and Personal Identity. 4. Communication and Cultures. 5. The Verbal Dimensions of Communication. 6. The Nonverbal Dimensions of Communication. 7. Listening. Part Two: INTERPERSONAL, GROUP, AND MASS COMMUNICATION. 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. Mass Communication and Media Literacy. Part Three: PUBLIC COMMUNICATION. 13. Planning Public Speaking. 14. Researching and Developing Support for Public Speeches. 15. Organizing and Presenting Public Speeches. 16. Informative Speaking. 17. Persuasive Speaking. Closing: Pulling Ideas Together. Appendix A: Annotated Sample Speeches. Appendix B: Interviewing. Glossary. References. Index.

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