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Human Communication : The Basic Course,9780205522590

Human Communication : The Basic Course



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Allyn & Bacon
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KEYBENEFIT: Covering a wide range of topics, including public speaking, small group communication, organizational communication, and interpersonal communication, one of the primary key benefits of this text is the studentrs"s acquisition of communication knowledge and skills in these areas, which are discussed and applied to real-world experiences. KEYTOPICS: Foundations of human communication; culture and communication; perception and the self; listening; verbal and nonverbal messages; interpersonal communication; relationships; small group communication; members and leaders; interpersonal and small group conflict; organizational communication; public speaking audiences, topics, and research; supporting and organizing a speech; style and delivery in public speaking; and informative, persuasive, and special occasion speeches. Introductory human communication.

Table of Contents

Foundations of Human Communication
Preliminaries to Human Communication
Culture and Communication
The Self and Perception
Listening in Human Communication
Verbal Messages
Nonverbal Messages
Interpersonal, Small Group Communication, and Organizational Communication
Interpersonal Communication: Conversation
Interpersonal Relationship Stages and Theories
Friends, Lovers, and Families
Small Group Communication
Members and Leaders
Interpersonal and Small Group Conflict
Human Communication in the Workplace: Organizational Communication
Public Speaking
Public Speaking Topics, Audiences, and Research
Supporting and Organizing Your Speech
Style and Presentation in Public Speaking
The Informative Speech
The Persuasive Speech
The Special Occasion Speech
Glossary of Human Communication Concepts
Glossary of Human Communication Skills
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