Communication in Our Lives / Edition 2by Julia T. Wood
Pub. Date: 10/01/1999
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.
Table of ContentsPreface. 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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