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Author: Joseph A. DeVito
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0205031080
Book Pages: 400
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Updated in its 13th edition, Joseph Devito's The Interpersonal Communication Book provides a highly interactive presentation of the theory, research, and skills of interpersonal communication with integrated discussions of diversity, ethics, workplace issues, face-to-face and computer-mediated communication and a new focus on the concept of choice in communication. This thirteenth edition presents a comprehensive view of the theory and research in interpersonal communication and, at the same time, guides readers to improve a wide range of interpersonal skills. The text emphasizes how to choose among those skills and make effective communication choices in a variety of personal, social, and workplace relationships.


Author: Joseph A. DeVito
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0321055640
Book Pages: 424
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Offering the perfect balance of theory and practical skills, this market-leading text equips students to make reasoned and effective communication decisions. Recognized for its ability to help students understand the crucial connection between theory and practice, the Ninth Edition includes a new feature called "Ask the Researcher" in which renowned researchers provide practical, and sometimes provocative, answers to questions often raised by students in the course. An entirely new chapter Unit 22 "Interpersonal Communication and Relationships in the Workplace" extends DeVito's trademark coverage of interpersonal relationships into the workplace. Further supporting the text's mission to provide students with an interactive and engaging introduction to interpersonal communication, the Ninth Edition features an exciting new integrated text and technology learning system. Contextually-placed web icons in the text's margins direct students to the book's Companion Website where they engage in interactive exercises or simulations that help them gain a better understanding of concepts presented in the text. Superior coverage of cultural diversity, expanded coverage of ethics, and new discussions of the effects of technology make The Interpersonal Communication Book, Ninth Edition, the best choice for preparing students to communicate successfully in today's world.


Author: Richard West
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781544336657
Book Pages: 416
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Now published by SAGE! Interpersonal Communication, Fourth Edition empowers students to become more confident communicators by providing them with both the knowledge and the practical skills they need to make effective communication choices in today′s rapidly changing and technologically advanced society. Rather than "telling" students how to communicate, authors Richard L. West and Lynn H. Turner offer a toolbox of key skills so students can actively choose and experiment with strategies appropriate for a given situation. Filled with realistic examples and scenarios that reflect the diversity and interactions of today′s students, this practical text makes clear connections among theory, skills, and the life situations we all encounter on a daily basis. A Complete Teaching & Learning Package SAGE Premium Video Included in the interactive eBook! SAGE Premium Video tools and resources boost comprehension and bolster analysis. Interactive eBook Includes access to SAGE Premium Video, multimedia tools, and much more! Save when you bundle the interactive eBook with the new edition. Order using bundle ISBN: 9781544365657. Learn more. SAGE coursepacks FREE! Easily import our quality instructor and student resource content into your school’s learning management system (LMS) and save time. Learn more. SAGE edge FREE online resources for students that make learning easier. See how your students benefit. 9781544365657 9781544365657 9781544365657


Author: Joseph A DeVito
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292037752
Book Pages: 360
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

The Interpersonal Communication Book provides a highly interactive presentation of the theory, research, and skills of interpersonal communication with integrated discussions of diversity, ethics, workplace issues, face-to-face and computer-mediated communication and a new focus on the concept of choice in communication. Recognized for its ability to help students understand the crucial connection between theory and practice, this thirteenth edition presents a comprehensive view of the theory and research in interpersonal communication and, at the same time, guides students to improve a wide range of interpersonal skills. The text emphasizes how to choose among those skills and make effective communication choices in a variety of personal, social, and workplace relationships. Superior coverage of cultural diversity, ethics, interpersonal communication in the workplace, and the integration of face-to-face and computer-mediated communication make The Interpersonal Communication Book the best choice for preparing students to communicate successfully in today's world. Teaching & Learning Experience Personalize Learning–“Test Yourself” self-assessmentsinterspersed throughout each chapter ask students to analyze their own thoughts and behaviors on a variety of interpersonal issues. These interactive quizzes personalize the material for students and help engage them in the text and the course. MyCommunicationLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. With tools such as MediaShare (our video upload and commenting tool), MyOutline, and self-assessments in MyPersonalityProfile, MySpeechLab works with students and instructors to personalize the learning experience and make it more effective. Improve Skill Development and Application–“Understanding Interpersonal Skills” boxes complement the theory and research boxes by highlighting and reinforcing the major skills discussed throughout the text: First the boxes present a skills-related concept and then the students apply the skills to their own communication behavior and choices through a “Working with Interpersonal Skills” activity. Chapter summaries (including QR links to audio summaries), key terms, and additional activities on MyCommunicationLab.com emphasize skill-building and applications. Engage Students– “ViewPoints” photo captions make every interior photo a truly integrated and pedagogically sound part of the text by presenting a substantive issue to stimulate class discussion and to provide insight into the ways in which interpersonal communication works. “Interpersonal Choice Points,” brief scenarios asking students to apply the material in the chapter to a specific interaction, encourage them to apply the research and theory discussed in the text to real-life situations. ExploreExamples of interpersonal communication in a variety of contexts:culture, gender, technology, workplace, and ethics. Emphasize Learning Outcomes — — Objectives preface each chapter and provide a clear statement of what the reader should learn (knowledge) and be able to do (skill) after reading the chapter. Understand Theory and Research — Contemporary theory and research findings are included throughout and are referenced in APA format. “Understanding Interpersonal Theory & Research” boxes in every chapter highlight relevant theories and research and help illustrate how theory can be provocative and often practical. Students also can access Pearson’s MySearchLab where students can get extensive help on the research process as well as can access four databases of credible and reliable source material (for details, please see www.mysearchlab.com ). MySearchLab also contains an AutoCite feature that assists students in the creation of a Works Cited document (using APA, MLA, or Chicago formats), as well as Pearson’s SourceCheck, which encourages students to accurately document and cite their sources. Support Instructors– Strong supplements package along with activities and assessments in MyCommunicationLab. ClassPrep, located within MySpeechLab, contains videos, lectures, classroom activities, audio clips, and more.


Author: Elly A. Konijn
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135592639
Book Pages: 416
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Mediated interpersonal communication is one of the most dynamic areas in communication studies, reflecting how individuals utilize technology more and more often in their personal interactions. Organizations also rely increasingly on mediated interaction for their communications. Responding to this evolution in communication, this collection explores how existing and new personal communication technologies facilitate and change interpersonal interactions. Chapters offer in-depth examinations of mediated interpersonal communication in various contexts and applications. Contributions come from well-known scholars based around the world, reflecting the strong international interest and work in the area.


Author: Shelley D. Lane
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781315506159
Book Pages: 400
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Interpersonal Communication: Competence and Contexts prepares students to communicate successfully in today's fast-paced and complex society through the implementation of a unique competence-building model. This highly readable text provides the theories, concepts, and applications in a pedagogically sound format based on a model of communication competence made up of three elements: motivation, knowledge, and skill. Studying interpersonal communication through this distinct framework will provide a foundation for students' motivation to communicate competently, increase their knowledge about communication, and enhance their acquisition and performance of communication skills. Covering a broad range of interpersonal communication themes, including strategic alternatives and solutions to communication challenges and information about friendship, family, romantic, and workplace relationships, this Second Edition presents theories, concepts, and activities with engaging examples and an attention-getting design.


Author: Joseph A. DeVito
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292100050
Book Pages: 428
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Choices Behind Human Communication The Interpersonal Communication Book approaches the subject of communication through integrative theory, research, and hands-on methods. A threefold approach identifies important communicative concepts: choices in interpersonal situations, the theories and research that support these choices, and the communication skills necessary to effectively use these theories. The text allows students to examine the question of how, when, and through which channels they should communicate in different contexts. The Fourteenth Edition provides the newest insights and research in person-to-person interaction, making for an up-to-date source for communication study. New features and chapter-by-chapter updates make Interpersonal Communication the most comprehensive, relevant source on the topic.


Author: Joseph A. DeVito
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 0321083520
Book Pages: 189
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Offering popular and scholarly selections, this book helps readers better understand concepts in interpersonal communication and offers practical advice to facilitate more effective communication. The Interpersonal Communication Reader features brief, engaging selections on topics ranging from basic principles of interpersonal communication, verbal and nonverbal messages, and interpersonal relationships, to topics that are rarely covered in depth in other books, such as feedback, gossip, and apologies. Emphasizing the practical skills of interpersonal communication and relationships, the selections also highlight the theoretical and research foundations on which these skills rest. For anyone interested in interpersonal communication.


Author: Julia T. Wood
Genre: Performing Arts
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305544994
Book Pages: 432
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Written by leading scholar and award-winning teacher Julia T. Wood, INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: EVERYDAY ENCOUNTERS, 8e relates theory and skills directly to students' everyday interactions as it delivers a solid introduction to interpersonal communication. Completely up to date, the new Eighth Edition integrates the latest communication research, including findings from more than 125 new sources. Reflecting the author's expertise in gender and social diversity, the text includes an unparalleled focus on diversity. The new edition also features increased coverage of social media and an expanded emphasis on ethical choices. It addresses such timely issues as emotional intelligence and forgiveness, interracial relationships, safe sex, ways to deal with abuse from intimates, race-related differences between conflict styles, and the power of language. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Author: Teri Kwal Gamble
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781544319926
Book Pages: 536
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Skills for becoming clear communicators, confident speakers, and sharp thinkers. Designed for today’s active learners, The Communication Playbook moves students beyond the classroom by helping them develop a strong communication skillset that will benefit them throughout their lives. With a focus on effective communication skills and career success, bestselling authors Teri Kwal Gamble and Michael K. Gamble give students clear explanations of core concepts followed by practical learning activities—encouraging students to think critically about why good communication is important and how the concepts can be applied to today’s classroom, workplace, and community. Perfect for the hybrid communication course with coverage of public speaking, this concise text has been strategically separated into tabbed chapters—making it easier for readers to navigate, digest, revisit, and review the content. As good communication is the foundation of everyday life, The Communication Playbook primes students for success in both their courses and their careers.