9780495502012

Communication In Our Lives

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495502012

  • ISBN10:

    0495502014

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/18/2008
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

COMMUNICATION IN OUR LIVES, Fifth Edition, provides everything you need to strengthen your interpersonal, group, public speaking, and media literacy skills--and demonstrates the value of communication in your life. Award-winning, forward-thinking scholar Julia T. Wood focuses on helping you develop vital communication skills while exploring the latest research and theory of today's most prominent communication scholars, including current developments in cultural and social diversity and the impact of technology on communication. This popular text features an engaging, personal tone, highly readable style, and frequent Student Voice sections that explore how other students have experienced key communication concepts. It is also packed with interactive, online study tools that can help you explore human communication and become a more confident and effective communicator.

Table of Contents

Foundations of Communication
Introduction
The World of Communication
Perception and Communication
Communication and Personal Identity
Listening
The Verbal Dimensions of Communication
The Nonverbal Dimensions of Communication
Communication and Culture
Interpersonal , Group, and Mass Communication
Foundations of Interpersonal Communication
Communication in Personal Relationships
Foundations of Group and Team Communication
Effective Communication in Task Groups and Teams
Communication in Organizations
Mass Communication and Media Literacy
Public Communication
Planning Public Speaking
Researching and Developing Support for Public Speeches
Organizing and Presenting Public Speeches
Informative Speaking
Closing: Pulling Ideas Together
Annotated Sample Speeches
Interviewing
Glossary
References
Index
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