ICOMM: Interpersonal Concepts and Competencies

ICOMM: Interpersonal Concepts and Competencies

by Roy Berko, Joan E. Aitken, Andrew Wolvin
     
 

ICOMM: Interpersonal Concepts and Competencies, provides an integrated approach to the study of interpersonal communication. This accessibly written but authoritative text emphasizes the development of communication competencies, including skills, understanding of the theory and research that contextualizes the skills to make them relevant to learning, and the

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ICOMM: Interpersonal Concepts and Competencies, provides an integrated approach to the study of interpersonal communication. This accessibly written but authoritative text emphasizes the development of communication competencies, including skills, understanding of the theory and research that contextualizes the skills to make them relevant to learning, and the motivation to put the skills into practice. While incorporating many traditional intrapersonal and interpersonal topics found in current texts, the book is distinctive in that it offers a skills-based approach that is grounded in solid theory and research. Students will find that the text is written in a personal and friendly manner, stressing concepts, skills, and applications that should be an important part of their daily lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742599628
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/16/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
470
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

1 Foundations of Interpersonal Communication 2 The Self and Communication 3 Listening and Interpersonal Skills 4 Verbal Language 5 Nonverbal Communication 6 The Principles of Relational Communication 7 Beginning, Maintaining and Ending Relationships 8 Conflict Resolution 9 Interpersonal Relationships in the Family 10 Electronically Mediated Interpersonal Communication 11 The Self and Others 12 Adapting to Communication Patterns in the Workplace

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