9780205763092

Human Communication : The Basic Course

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205763092

  • ISBN10:

    020576309X

  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/30/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Updated in a new 12th edition,Human Communication: The Basic Coursesurveys the broad field of human communication, giving attention to theory, research, and skill development.This book provides an in-depth look at the concepts, principles, and skills of human communication, emphasizing public speaking, interpersonal communication, and small group communication.

Table of Contents

Part One. Foundations of Human Communication 

1.       Preliminaries to Human Communication 

2.       Culture and Communication

3.       The Self and Perception

4.       Listening in Human Communication

5.       Verbal Messages 

6.       Nonverbal Messages

 

Part Two. Interpersonal, Small Group Communication, and Organizational Communication 

7.       Interpersonal Communication: Conversation 

8.       Interpersonal Relationship Stages and Theories 

9.       Friends, Lovers, and Families

10.     Small Group Communication        

11.     Members and Leaders

12.     Human Communication in the Workplace: Organizational Communication

13.     Interpersonal, Small Group, and Workplace Conflict

 

Part Three. Public Speaking

14.     Public Speaking Topics, Audiences, and Research 

15.     Supporting and Organizing Your Speech 

16.     Style and Presentation in Public Speaking 

17.     The Informative Speech 

18.     The Persuasive Speech

 

Glossary of Human Communication Concepts and Skills

References

Index

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Nothing groundbreaking September 15, 2014
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"Would be just as informative if there were a CD full of grunts and yells included with the book, but that would probably add $50 to the price."
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