9780205931804

Interpersonal Messages

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205931804

  • ISBN10:

    0205931804

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/4/2013
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Engages students with lively and accessible insights into interpersonal skill development Interpersonal Messages creates a foundation for students to understand the concepts of interpersonal communication and to develop the necessary skills to apply what they have learned through comprehensive coverage, exercises, and real life examples. With a focus on skill-building, this text helps today's students understand how to master interpersonal communication and relationship skills in every area of their personal, social, and professional lives. MyCommunicationLab is an integral part of the DeVito program. Key learning applications include MediaShare, assessment and sample speeches. A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning-MyCommunicationLab is online learning. MyCommunicationLab engages students through personalized learning and helps instructors from course preparation to delivery and assessment. Improve Critical Thinking-Learning objectives at the beginning of every chapter help students focus on what they need to learn. Engage Students-Discussions focus on real-life topics to keep students engaged in the material. Apply Ethics-Ethical issues in interpersonal communication are addressed. Support Instructors-A full set of supplements, including MyCommunicationLab, provides instructors with all the resources and support they need. 0205943608 / 9780205943609 Interpersonal Messages Plus MyCommunicationLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of 0205890857 / 9780205890859 NEW MyCommunicationLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205931804 / 9780205931804 Interpersonal Messages

Table of Contents

In this Section:

1) Brief Table of Contents

2) Full Table of Contents

 

1) Brief Table of Contents

 

Part I: Preliminaries to Interpersonal Messages 

 

Chapter 1: Foundations of Interpersonal Communication

Chapter 2: Culture and Interpersonal Communication 

Chapter 3: Perception of Self and Others
Chapter 4: Listening in Interpersonal Communication 
 
Part II: Interpersonal Messages in Context
 
Chapter 5: Verbal Messages 
Chapter 6: Nonverbal Messages 
Chapter 7: Emotional Messages 
Chapter 8: Conversation Messages 
Chapter 9: Interpersonal Relationships  
Chapter 10: Interpersonal Relationship Types and Theories 

Chapter 11: Interpersonal Conflict Management 

 


2) Full Table of Contents

 

Part I: Preliminaries to Interpersonal Messages 

 

Chapter 1: Foundations of Interpersonal Communication
 Why Study Interpersonal Communication 
The Nature of Interpersonal Communication 
The Elements of Interpersonal Communication 
Principles of Interpersonal Communication 
Interpersonal Competence 
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up 
Summary of Concepts and Skills 
Vocabulary Quiz 
MyCommunicationLab 
Special Features  

 

Chapter 2: Culture and Interpersonal Communication 
Culture and Interpersonal Communication
Cultural Principles
Cultural Differences 
Improving Intercultural Communication 
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up 
Summary of Concepts and Skills 
Vocabulary Quiz 
MyCommunicationLab 
Special Features

 

Chapter 3: Perception of Self and Others
The Self in Interpersonal Communication 
Perception in Interpersonal Communication 
Impression Formation 
Impression Management: Goals and Strategies 
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up 
Summary of Concepts and Skills 
Vocabulary Quiz 
MyCommunicationLab 
Special Features 
 
Chapter 4: Listening in Interpersonal Communication 
The Stages of Listening 
Listening Barriers 
Styles of Listening Effectively 
Listening, Culture, and Gender 
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up 
Summary of Concepts and Skills 
Vocabulary Quiz 
MyCommunicationLab 
Special Features
 
Part II: Interpersonal Messages in Context
 
Chapter 5: Verbal Messages 
Principles of Verbal Messages 
Confirmation and Disconfirmation 
Guidelines for Using Verbal Messages Effectively 
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up 
Summary of Concepts and Skills 
Vocabulary Quiz 
MyCommunicationLab 
Special Features 
 
Chapter 6: Nonverbal Messages 
Principles of Nonverbal Communication
The Channels of Nonverbal Messages 
Some Nonverbal Communication Skills 
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up 
Summary of Concepts and Skills 
Vocabulary Quiz 
MyCommunicationLab 
Special Features 
 
Chapter 7: Emotional Messages 
Principles of Emotions and Emotional Messages 
Obstacles to Communicating Emotions
Skills for Communicating Emotions
Skills for Responding to Emotions
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up 
Summary of Concepts and Skills 
Vocabulary Quiz 
MyCommunicationLab 
Special Features 
 
Chapter 8: Conversation Messages 
Principles of Conversation 
Conversational Disclosure: Revealing Yourself 
Everyday Conversations 
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up 
Summary of Concepts and Skills 
Vocabulary Quiz 
MyCommunicationLab 
Special Features 
 
Chapter 9: Interpersonal Relationships 
Advantages and Disadvantages of Interpersonal Relationships 
Relationship Stages 
The Dark Side of Interpersonal Relationships 
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up 
Summary of Concepts and Skills 
Vocabulary Quiz 
MyCommunicationLab 
Special Features 
 
Chapter 10: Interpersonal Relationship Types and Theories 
Friendship Relationships
Love Relationships
Family Relationships
Workplace Relationships
Online-Only Relationships
Relationship Theories 
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up 
Summary of Concepts and Skills 
Vocabulary Quiz 
MyCommunicationLab 
Special Features

 

Chapter 11: Interpersonal Conflict Management 
What is Interpersonal Conflict? 
Principles of Interpersonal Conflict 
Conflict Management Stages 
Conflict Management Strategies 
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up 
Summary of Concepts and Skills 
Vocabulary Quiz 
MyCommunicationLab 
Special Features

 

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