Student Companion for Wood's Interpersonal Communication: Everyday Encounters, 5th / Edition 5

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Complements and expands students' understanding of the book. Includes a summary of each chapter, vocabulary lists, activities on perforated pages, and self-test questions. Revised activities in this Student Companion reflect the text's increased emphasis on public speaking. Can be bundled with the text.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495130949
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 3/20/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.06 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Meet the Author

Julia Wood joined the faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill when she was 24. During her 37 years on the faculty, she taught classes and conducted research on personal relationships and on gender, communication, and culture. She was named the Lineberger Distinguished Professor of Humanities and the Caroline H. and Thomas S. Royster Distinguished Professor of Graduate Education. She has published 25 books and 100 articles and book chapters. In addition, she has presented more than 100 papers at professional conferences and campuses around the United States. She has received 14 awards honoring her teaching and 16 awards recognizing her scholarship. She received her B.A. from North Carolina State University, her M.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University.

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Table of Contents

A First Look at Interpersonal Communication     1
Interactive Chapter Content Outline     1
Additional Vocabulary     8
Key Concepts     9
Activities     10
Using Your Everyday Encounters Premium Website     26
Websites     26
Self Test     29
Personal Reflections     31
Communication and the Creation of Self     32
Interactive Chapter Content Outline     32
Additional Vocabulary     37
Key Concepts     37
Activities     38
Using Your Everyday Encounters Premium Website     57
Websites     57
Self Test     58
Personal Reflections     60
Perception and Communication     61
Interactive Chapter Content Outline     61
Additional Vocabulary     66
Key Concepts     67
Activities     67
Using Your Everyday Encounters Premium Website     75
Websites     75
Self Test     76
Personal Reflections     78
The World of Words     79
Interactive Chapter Content Outline     79
Additional Vocabulary     84
Key Concepts     84
Activities     85
Using Your Everyday Encounters Premium Website     105
Websites     105
Self Test     107
Personal Reflections     109
The World Beyond Words     110
Interactive Chapter Content Outline     110
Additional Vocabulary     113
Key Concepts     114
Activities     114
Using Your Everyday Encounters Premium Website     131
Websites     131
Self Test     132
Personal Reflections     134
Mindful Listening     135
Interactive Chapter Content Outline     135
Additional Vocabulary     140
Key Concepts     140
Activities     141
Using Your Everyday Encounters Premium Website     150
Websites     150
Self Test     151
Personal Reflections     153
Emotions and Communication     155
Interactive Chapter Content Outline     155
Additional Vocabulary     159
Key Concepts     159
Activities     160
Using Your Everyday Encounters Premium Website      171
Websites     171
Self Test     172
Personal Reflections     174
Communication Climate: The Foundation of Personal Relationships     175
Interactive Chapter Content Outline     175
Additional Vocabulary     179
Key Concepts     179
Activities     180
Using Your Everyday Encounters Premium Website     206
Websites     206
Self Test     207
Personal Reflections     209
Managing Conflict in Relationships     210
Interactive Chapter Content Outline     210
Additional Vocabulary     215
Key Concepts     215
Activities     216
Using Your Everyday Encounters Premium Website     229
Websites     229
Self Test     230
Personal Reflections     233
Friendships in Our Lives     234
Interactive Chapter Content Outline     234
Additional Vocabulary     238
Key Concepts     239
Activities     239
Using Your Everyday Encounters Premium Website     249
Websites     249
Self Test      250
Personal Reflections     252
Committed Romantic Relationships     253
Interactive Chapter Content Outline     253
Additional Vocabulary     257
Key Concepts     258
Activities     259
Using Your Everyday Encounters Premium Website     277
Websites     277
Self Test     279
Personal Reflections     281
Communication in Families     282
Interactive Chapter Content Outline     282
Additional Vocabulary     285
Key Concepts     285
Activities     285
Using Your Everyday Encounters Premium Website     292
Websites     292
Self Test     293
Personal Reflections     295
Self Test Answers for All Chapters     296
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