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Human Communication: The Basic Course / Edition 12
     

Human Communication: The Basic Course / Edition 12

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by Joseph A. DeVito
 

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ISBN-10: 020576309X

ISBN-13: 9780205763092

Pub. Date: 01/13/2011

Publisher: Pearson

This book offers a unique and unified approach to competence and the basic processes of human communication backed by skill assessment. Beginning with the premise that all forms of communication have the potential to be viewed as competent depending on the context or situation, the text helps readers develop a framework for choosing among communication messages that

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This book offers a unique and unified approach to competence and the basic processes of human communication backed by skill assessment. Beginning with the premise that all forms of communication have the potential to be viewed as competent depending on the context or situation, the text helps readers develop a framework for choosing among communication messages that will allow them to act competently. The theoretically-based and skills-oriented framework emphasizes the basic themes of motivation, knowledge and skills across interpersonal communication, electronically mediated communication, small group communication, and public speaking.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205763092
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/13/2011
Series:
MyCommunicationLab Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Part One. Foundations of Human Communication

1. Preliminaries to Human Communication

2. Culture and Communication

3. The Self and Perception

4. Listening in Human Communication

5. Verbal Messages

6. Nonverbal Messages

Part Two. Interpersonal, Small Group Communication, and Organizational Communication

7. Interpersonal Communication: Conversation

8. Interpersonal Relationship Stages and Theories

9. Friends, Lovers, and Families

10. Small Group Communication

11. Members and Leaders

12. Human Communication in the Workplace: Organizational Communication

13. Interpersonal, Small Group, and Workplace Conflict

Part Three. Public Speaking

14. Public Speaking Topics, Audiences, and Research

15. Supporting and Organizing Your Speech

16. Style and Presentation in Public Speaking

17. The Informative Speech

18. The Persuasive Speech

Glossary of Human Communication Concepts and Skills

References

Index

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