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

This text introduces students to the basic process of human communication (covering interpersonal communication, small group communication, interviewing and public speaking) in today's diverse society by balancing scholarship and emphasizing skills.

Overview

This text introduces students to the basic process of human communication (covering interpersonal communication, small group communication, interviewing and public speaking) in today's diverse society by balancing scholarship and emphasizing skills.

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

Preface. Acknowledgements. 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 Dimension of Communication. 6. The Nonverbal Dimension of Communication. 7. Effective Listening. PART TWO: CONTEXTS OF COMMUNICATION. 8. Foundations of Interpersonal Communication. 9. Communication in Personal Relationships. 10. Foundations of Group and Team Communication. 11. Effective Communication in Task Groups. 12. Interviewing. 13. Planning Public Speaking. 14. Researching and Developing Support for Public Speeches. 15. Organizing and Presenting Public Speeches. 16. Analyzing Public Speeches. CLOSING: Pulling Ideas Together. APPENDIX: Annotated Sample Speeches. GLOSSARY. REFERENCES. INDEX.

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