Communication in Our Lives / Edition 2

Communication in Our Lives / Edition 2

by Julia T. Wood
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534560709

ISBN-13: 9780534560706

Pub. Date: 10/01/1999

Publisher: Wadsworth

Through the use of timely theories and research, Communication in Our Lives helps you strengthen your skills as a communicator in personal and public settings. Author Julia Wood demonstrates that communication is relevant to virtually every aspect of daily life and shows you the importance of increasing your effectiveness in interpersonal social and professional…  See more details below

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Through the use of timely theories and research, Communication in Our Lives helps you strengthen your skills as a communicator in personal and public settings. Author Julia Wood demonstrates that communication is relevant to virtually every aspect of daily life and shows you the importance of increasing your effectiveness in interpersonal social and professional interactions. Communication in Our Lives is based on the premise that effective practice begins with understanding theory - the knowledge of how and why the communication process works and what is likely to result from different kinds of communication. Each chapter highlights the experiences of diverse people and discusses commonalities and differences among us.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534560706
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
10/01/1999
Series:
Speech and Theater Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
451
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

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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