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Used by more than a million students, LOOKING OUT/LOOKING IN, Thirteenth Edition, continues its outstanding tradition of combining current information with a fun, reader-friendly voice that links course topics to your everyday life. You'll discover the reasons to improve your interpersonal skills and sharpen your critical understanding of the communication process through diverse and compelling examples that illustrate how communication skills can affect both the world around us and our own lives.
Improve your relationships and your future career success with this engaging text that teaches interpersonal concepts through popular music, art, movies, and television.
"I believe that the Adler treatment of IPC is one of the best in the field… It presents this material in a clear and relevant fashion for students. It covers topics of significant importance for the personal and relational growth of students. It is easy to teach from. The ancillary materials are excellent and further the instruction quality of the text…This is one of the most teacher and student friendly books in the field. Excellent visuals in the chapters and excellent applications and exercises."
"I think this text has class. Our students think it has real value, so much so, that they keep it. With this text we change lives, empower people and teach skills and concepts for a communication rich life."
"I thought the (Communication Scenarios) were interesting and insightful. I also think that my students would enjoy the scenarios. Because we live in such a media generated society, I have found that my students truly enjoy watching concepts rather then being lectured on a concept."
Table of Contents
|A First Look at Interpersonal Communication|
|Communication and Identity: Creating and Presenting the Self|
|Perception: What you See is What You Get|
|Emotions: Thinking, Feeling and Communicating|
|Language: Barrier and Bridge|
|Nonverbal Communication: Messages Beyond Words|
|Listening: More than Meets the Ear|
|Communication and Relational Dynamic|
|Intimacy and Distance in Relational Communication|
|Improving Communication Climates|
|Managing Interpersonal Conflicts|
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