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Human Communication: the Basic Course (11TH 09 - Old Edition)by Joseph A. Devito
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KEY BENEFIT: 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 student's acquisition of communication knowledge and skills in these areas, which are discussed and applied to real-world experiences. KEY TOPICS: 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.
Human Communication: The Basic Course surveys 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. Interpersonal and Small Group Conflict
13. Human Communication in the Workplace: Organizational Communication
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
19. The Special Occasion Speech
Glossary of Human Communication Concepts
Glossary of Human Communication Skills
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