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Overview

Engages students with lively and accessible insights into interpersonal skill development

Interpersonal Messages creates a foundation for students to understand the concepts of interpersonal communication and to develop the necessary skills to apply what they have learned through comprehensive coverage, exercises, and real life examples. With a focus on skill-building, this text helps today's students understand how to master interpersonal communication and relationship skills in every area of their personal, social, and professional lives.

MyCommunicationLab is an integral part of the DeVito program. Key learning applications include MediaShare, assessment and sample speeches.

A better teaching and learning experience

This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience—for you and your students. Here’s how:

  • Personalize Learning—MyCommunicationLab is online learning. MyCommunicationLab engages students through personalized learning and helps instructors from course preparation to delivery and assessment.
  • Improve Critical Thinking—Learning objectives at the beginning of every chapter help students focus on what they need to learn.
  • Engage Students—Discussions focus on real-life topics to keep students engaged in the material.
  • Apply Ethics—Ethical issues in interpersonal communication are addressed.
  • Support Instructors—A full set of supplements, including MyCommunicationLab, provides instructors with all the resources and support they need.

0205943608 / 9780205943609 Interpersonal Messages Plus MyCommunicationLab with eText -- Access Card Package

Package consists of

0205890857 / 9780205890859 NEW MyCommunicationLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card

0205931804 / 9780205931804 Interpersonal Messages

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205931804
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 1/18/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 211,124
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

In this Section:

1) Brief Table of Contents

2) Full Table of Contents

1) Brief Table of Contents

Part I: Preliminaries to Interpersonal Messages

Chapter 1: Foundations of Interpersonal Communication

Chapter 2: Culture and Interpersonal Communication

Chapter 3: Perception of Self and Others
Chapter 4: Listening in Interpersonal Communication

Part II: Interpersonal Messages in Context

Chapter 5: Verbal Messages
Chapter 6: Nonverbal Messages
Chapter 7: Emotional Messages
Chapter 8: Conversation Messages
Chapter 9: Interpersonal Relationships
Chapter 10: Interpersonal Relationship Types and Theories

Chapter 11: Interpersonal Conflict Management


2) Full Table of Contents

Part I: Preliminaries to Interpersonal Messages

Chapter 1: Foundations of Interpersonal Communication
Why Study Interpersonal Communication
The Nature of Interpersonal Communication
The Elements of Interpersonal Communication
Principles of Interpersonal Communication
Interpersonal Competence
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up
Summary of Concepts and Skills
Vocabulary Quiz
MyCommunicationLab
Special Features

Chapter 2: Culture and Interpersonal Communication
Culture and Interpersonal Communication
Cultural Principles
Cultural Differences
Improving Intercultural Communication
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up
Summary of Concepts and Skills
Vocabulary Quiz
MyCommunicationLab
Special Features

Chapter 3: Perception of Self and Others
The Self in Interpersonal Communication
Perception in Interpersonal Communication
Impression Formation
Impression Management: Goals and Strategies
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up
Summary of Concepts and Skills
Vocabulary Quiz
MyCommunicationLab
Special Features

Chapter 4: Listening in Interpersonal Communication
The Stages of Listening
Listening Barriers
Styles of Listening Effectively
Listening, Culture, and Gender
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up
Summary of Concepts and Skills
Vocabulary Quiz
MyCommunicationLab
Special Features

Part II: Interpersonal Messages in Context

Chapter 5: Verbal Messages
Principles of Verbal Messages
Confirmation and Disconfirmation
Guidelines for Using Verbal Messages Effectively
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up
Summary of Concepts and Skills
Vocabulary Quiz
MyCommunicationLab
Special Features

Chapter 6: Nonverbal Messages
Principles of Nonverbal Communication
The Channels of Nonverbal Messages
Some Nonverbal Communication Skills
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up
Summary of Concepts and Skills
Vocabulary Quiz
MyCommunicationLab
Special Features

Chapter 7: Emotional Messages
Principles of Emotions and Emotional Messages
Obstacles to Communicating Emotions
Skills for Communicating Emotions
Skills for Responding to Emotions
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up
Summary of Concepts and Skills
Vocabulary Quiz
MyCommunicationLab
Special Features

Chapter 8: Conversation Messages
Principles of Conversation
Conversational Disclosure: Revealing Yourself
Everyday Conversations
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up
Summary of Concepts and Skills
Vocabulary Quiz
MyCommunicationLab
Special Features

Chapter 9: Interpersonal Relationships
Advantages and Disadvantages of Interpersonal Relationships
Relationship Stages
The Dark Side of Interpersonal Relationships
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up
Summary of Concepts and Skills
Vocabulary Quiz
MyCommunicationLab
Special Features

Chapter 10: Interpersonal Relationship Types and Theories
Friendship Relationships
Love Relationships
Family Relationships
Workplace Relationships
Online-Only Relationships
Relationship Theories
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up
Summary of Concepts and Skills
Vocabulary Quiz
MyCommunicationLab
Special Features

Chapter 11: Interpersonal Conflict Management
What is Interpersonal Conflict?
Principles of Interpersonal Conflict
Conflict Management Stages
Conflict Management Strategies
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up
Summary of Concepts and Skills
Vocabulary Quiz
MyCommunicationLab
Special Features

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