Communication Mosaics: An Introduction to the Field of Communication / Edition 5

Paperback (Print)
Rent
Rent from BN.com
$29.53
(Save 83%)
Est. Return Date: 12/25/2014
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$162.75
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$122.78
(Save 31%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $4.69
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 97%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (25) from $4.69   
  • New (6) from $4.86   
  • Used (19) from $4.69   

Overview

COMMUNICATION MOSAICS: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE FIELD OF COMMUNICATION, Seventh Edition, combines the author's signature first-person narrative style and popular student commentaries with thoroughly up-to-date research, theories, and technological information to provide both an overview of the field and a practical guide you can immediately use to improve your personal, professional, and public communication skills. By beginning with introductions to the basic processes and skills central to all communication contexts and then moving on to how we apply these aspects of communication in specific contexts such as interpersonal and public speaking, the text shows you the importance of developing your communication skills and gives you the hands-on tools you need to become a more effective communicator. Jump into the dynamic world of communication in the twenty-first century with COMMUNICATION MOSAICS: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE FIELD OF COMMUNICATION, Seventh Edition!

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"It is a high-quality survey of the field of communication with a more theoretical approach than performance-based. It is well-written, interesting, and covers the field thoroughly and effectively."

"There is no book that compares to the hard work and effort Dr. Wood has put into writing this text. This book is simple to understand and covers a wide breadth of territory within the communication field."

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495100577
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/5/2007
  • Series: Available Titles CengageNOW Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 456
  • Sales rank: 851,003
  • Product dimensions: 8.04 (w) x 9.96 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Julia Wood joined the faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill when she was 24. During her 37 years on the faculty, she taught classes and conducted research on personal relationships and on gender, communication, and culture. She was named the Lineberger Distinguished Professor of Humanities and the Caroline H. and Thomas S. Royster Distinguished Professor of Graduate Education. She has published 25 books and 100 articles and book chapters. In addition, she has presented more than 100 papers at professional conferences and campuses around the United States. She has received 14 awards honoring her teaching and 16 awards recognizing her scholarship. She received her B.A. from North Carolina State University, her M.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Preface. PART I: COMMUNICATION CAREERS AND FOUNDATIONS. 1. A First Look at Communication. 2. The Field of Communication from Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. PART II: COMMUNICATION PROCESSES AND SKILLS. 3. Perceiving and Understanding. 4. Engaging in Verbal Communication. 5. Engaging in Nonverbal Communication. 6. Listening and Responding to Others. 7. Creating Communication Climates. 8. Adapting Communication to Cultures and Social Communities. PART III: CONTEXTS OF COMMUNICATION. 9. Communication and Self-Concept. 10. Communication in Personal Relationships. 11. Communication in Groups and Teams. 12. Communication in Organizations. 13. Public Communication. 14. Mass Communication. 15. Digital Media. Epilogue. Glossary. References. Index.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)