9780073297026

Communication Works with CD-ROM 4. 0

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073297026

  • ISBN10:

    007329702X

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback w/CD-ROM
  • Copyright: 10/10/2006
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Written for the introductory communication course,Communication Workspresents communication principles, interpersonal communication, and public speaking in an engaging and highly interactive manner. Its use of questions in the narrative, margins, boxes, and captions support instructors who prefer to lead a discussion-oriented course. Recognizing the challenges that our world presents for the communication students of the 21st century, the new edition includes enhanced coverage of ethical, cultural, and technological issues, while maintaining its focus on skill-building.The ninth edition has been updated and streamlined to enhance the text's friendly language to promote ease of usability and help students focus on the most relevant aspects of communication. A revised service-learning component and new part-ending case studies have been added to help students assess and apply their knowledge.

Table of Contents

The Essentials of Communication
Communication: The Starting Line
Communicating in a Multicultural Society and World
Communication and the Self Concept: Who Are You?
Communication and Perception: I Am More Than a Camera
Language ad Meaning: Helping Minds Meet
Nonverbal Communication: Silent Language Speaks
Listening and Critical Thinking
Interpersonal Communication
Understanding Relationships
Person to Person: Relationships in Context
Interviewing: From Both Sides of the Desk
Communicating in the Small Group
Groups and Teams: Decision Making and Problem Solving
Leading Others and Resolving Conflict
Communicating to the Public
The Speaker and the Audience: The Occasion and the Subject
Developing Your Speech: Supporting Your Ideas
Designing Your Speech: Organizing Your Ideas
Delivering Your Speech: Presenting Your Ideas
Informative Speaking
Persuasive Speaking
Appendix: Mass Communication and Media Literacy
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