9780534560706

Communication in Our Lives

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534560706

  • ISBN10:

    0534560709

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/3/1999
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Are you looking for the perfect guide to communication? In COMMUNICATION IN OUR LIVES (WITH CD-ROM AND SPEECHBUILDER EXPRESS/INFOTRAC) you will discover the key to understanding communication theory, as well as human communication itself. This innovative text will strengthen your public speaking, group, media-literacy and interpersonal skills and set you on the road to success!

Table of Contents

Preface xxi
About the Author xxvii
Part One Foundations of Communication
Introduction
1(7)
The World of Communication
8(29)
Perception and Communication
37(23)
Communication and Personal Identity
60(25)
Communication and Cultures
85(30)
The Verbal Dimension of Communication
115(26)
The Nonverbal Dimension of Communication
141(26)
Listening Effectively
167(26)
Part Two Contexts of Communication
Foundations of Interpersonal Communication
193(26)
Communication in Personal Relationships
219(25)
Foundations of Group and Team Communication
244(21)
Effective Communication in Task Groups
265(23)
Interviewing
288(24)
Planning Public Speaking
312(28)
Researching and Developing Support for Public Speeches
340(30)
Organizing and Presenting Public Speeches
370(30)
Analyzing Public Speeches
400(13)
Closing: We've Come a Long Way
408(5)
Appendix: Annotated Sample Speeches 413(10)
Glossary 423(6)
References 429(14)
Index 443

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