An Introduction to Human Communication: Understanding and Sharing / Edition 8

An Introduction to Human Communication: Understanding and Sharing / Edition 8

by Paul E. Nelson, Judy C. Pearson
     
 

Written for the hybrid course, this text teaches skills in interpersonal communication, small group discussion, public speaking, and mass media evaluation.With its distinctive student friendly voice, An Introduction to Human Communication: Understanding and Sharing, 8/e continues to coach students through the foundations of Human Communication. Integrated,… See more details below

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Written for the hybrid course, this text teaches skills in interpersonal communication, small group discussion, public speaking, and mass media evaluation.With its distinctive student friendly voice, An Introduction to Human Communication: Understanding and Sharing, 8/e continues to coach students through the foundations of Human Communication. Integrated, thorough explanations and application questions provide a pedagogy that is both interactive and a true teaching tool. With the new edition, the authors, Judy Pearson and Paul Nelson, continue to develop their unique style by emphasizing discussion as a learning tool and study questions within the chapter as a guide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072336931
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/28/1999
Edition description:
8TH
Pages:
544

Table of Contents

Part I: Fundamentals of Communication Studies
Chapter 1. The Nature of Communication
Chapter 2. Perception, Self-Awareness and Self-Concept
Chapter 3. Verbal Communication
Chapter 4. Non-Verbal Communication
Part II: Receiving Communication: Empathic and Critical Listening
Chapter 5. Listening and Critical Thinking
Chapter 6. Mass Communication & Media Literacy
Part III: Communication Contexts: Couples, Teams and Cultures
Chapter 7. Interpersonal & Family Communication
Chapter 8. Intercultural Communication
Chapter 9. The Dynamics of Small Group Discussion
Chapter 10. Group Leadership, Conflict, & Problem Solving
Part IV: Fundamentals of Public Speaking: Preparation and Delivery
Chapter 11. Topic Selection and Audience Analysis
Chapter 12. Finding Information and Establishing Credibility
Chapter 13.Organizing Your Speech
Chapter 14. Communication Apprehension, Delivery and Visual Resources
Chapter 15. The Informative Speech
(and more...)

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