Communication: Principles for a Lifetime - Presentational Speaking

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This alternative version of Communication: Principles for a Lifetime is a four volume set (sold together or separately) with fully integrated practice tests and contextually placed icons connected to our interactive online MyCommunicationLab resources. This Portable Edition offers unparalleled flexibility, choice, and support for the learning experience.

Written by experienced and highly regarded authors and teachers, Communication: Principles for a Lifetime, Portable Edition ...

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Overview

This alternative version of Communication: Principles for a Lifetime is a four volume set (sold together or separately) with fully integrated practice tests and contextually placed icons connected to our interactive online MyCommunicationLab resources. This Portable Edition offers unparalleled flexibility, choice, and support for the learning experience.

Written by experienced and highly regarded authors and teachers, Communication: Principles for a Lifetime, Portable Edition provides readers with all the theory and skills necessary — in a manner that will help them to apply what they learn throughout their lives. Understanding that the challenge is learning the myriad of skills, principles, and theories without being overwhelmed, Beebe, Beebe, and Ivy anchor all discussion around five key principles of communication throughout their book:

  • Be aware of your communication with yourself and others.
  • Effectively use and interpret verbal messages.
  • Effectively use and interpret nonverbal messages.
  • Listen and respond thoughtfully to others.
  • Appropriately adapt messages to others.

Providing both comprehensive and cutting-edge content about communication organized around these five themes, Beebe, Beebe, and Ivy cover all of the topics expected in a manner that will help the reader organize the extensive range of material.

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The first unit, introducing essential principles of communication, addresses the foundations of human communication, self-awareness, understanding verbal and nonverbal messages, listening and responding, and adapting to others. The three succeeding units address practical and theoretical aspects of interpersonal communication, communicating in groups and teams, and public speaking. Appendices cover interviewing, technology, and sample speeches for discussion. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205593576
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 2/20/2008
  • Series: MyCommunicationLab Series
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Volume 1 Principles of Communication

Introduction

Chapter 1 Foundations of Human Communication

Chapter 2 Self-Awareness and Communication

Chapter 3 Understanding Verbal Messages

Chapter 4 Understanding Nonverbal Messages

Chapter 5 Listening and Responding

Chapter 6 Adapting to Others: Bridging Culture and Gender Differences

Appendix A Principles for a Lifetime

Volume 2 Interpersonal Communication

Introduction

Chapter 7 Understanding Interpersonal Communication

Chapter 8 Enhancing Relationships

Appendix A Technology and Interpersonal Communication

Appendix B Interviewing

Volume 3 Communicating in Groups and Teams

Introduction

Chapter 9 Understanding Group and Team Performance

Chapter 10 Enhancing Group and Team Performance

Appendix A Technology and Group Communication

Volume 4 Presentational Speaking

Introduction

Chapter 11 Developing Your Presentation

Chapter 12 Organizing and Outlining Your Presentation

Chapter 13 Delivering Your Presentation

Chapter 14 Speaking to Inform

Chapter 15 Speaking to Persuade

Appendix A Technology and Presentation Communication

Appendix B Sample Speeches for Discussion and Evaluation

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