Communication in Our Lives / Edition 7

Communication in Our Lives / Edition 7

by Julia T. Wood
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1285075978

ISBN-13: 9781285075976

Pub. Date: 01/01/2014

Publisher: Cengage Learning


COMMUNICATION IN OUR LIVES, Seventh Edition, provides everything you need to strengthen your interpersonal, group, public speaking, and media literacy skills-and demonstrates the value of communication in your life. Award-winning, forward-thinking scholar Julia T. Wood focuses on helping you develop vital communication skills while exploring the latest research

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COMMUNICATION IN OUR LIVES, Seventh Edition, provides everything you need to strengthen your interpersonal, group, public speaking, and media literacy skills-and demonstrates the value of communication in your life. Award-winning, forward-thinking scholar Julia T. Wood focuses on helping you develop vital communication skills while exploring the latest research and theory of today's most prominent communication scholars, including current developments in cultural and social diversity and the impact of technology on communication. This popular text features an engaging, personal tone, highly readable style, and frequent Student Voice sections that explore how other students have experienced key communication concepts. It is also packed with interactive, online study tools that can help you explore human communication and become a more confident and effective communicator.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285075976
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2014
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
404,178
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


Brief Contents. Preface.? About the Author.? Introduction.? Part I: FOUNDATIONS OF COMMUNICATION. 1. The World of Communication.? 2. Perception and Communication.? 3. Communication and Personal Identity.? 4. Listening Effectively.? 5. The Verbal Dimension of Communication.? 6. The Nonverbal Dimension of Communication.? 7. Communication and Culture.? Part II: INTERPERSONAL AND GROUP COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA LITERACY. 8. Communication in Personal Relationships.? 9. Communication in Groups and Teams.? 10. Communication in Organizations.? 11. Media and Media Literacy.? Part III: PUBLIC COMMUNICATION. 12. Planning Public Speaking.? 13. Researching and Developing Support for Public Speeches.? 14. Organizing and Presenting Public Speeches.? 15. Informative Speaking.? 16. Persuasive Speaking.? Closing: Pulling Ideas Together.? Appendix A: Annotated Sample Speeches.? Appendix B: Interviewing.? Glossary.? Reference.? Index.

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