Communication in Our Lives
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Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2016-09-14
ISBN 10 : 1305949544
Pages : 480 pages
Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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COMMUNICATION IN OUR LIVES, 8th Edition, provides everything students need to strengthen their interpersonal, group, public speaking, and media literacy skills -- as well as demonstrates the value of communication in their personal and professional lives. Award-winning scholar Julia T. Wood combines the latest research and theory with hands-on skills development to help readers become more confident and effective communicators. In addition to its signature coverage of social and cultural diversity, the eighth edition includes an early emphasis on public speaking, expanded coverage of mass and social media, a new focus on health communication, and examples of the importance of effective communication in today's careers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Communication in Our Lives

by Julia Wood

COMMUNICATION IN OUR LIVES, Sixth Edition, provides everything students need to strengthen their interpersonal, group, public speaking, and media literacy skills--and demonstrates the value of communication in their own lives. Award-winning, forward-thinking scholar Julia T. Wood combines a strong focus on skills development with careful attention to the research and theory of today’s most prominent communication scholars, including current developments in cultural and social diversity and the impact of technology on communication. Consistently praised by instructors and students alike,

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Communication in Our Lives

by Julia T. Wood

COMMUNICATION IN OUR LIVES, 8th Edition, provides everything students need to strengthen their interpersonal, group, public speaking, and media literacy skills -- as well as demonstrates the value of communication in their personal and professional lives. Award-winning scholar Julia T. Wood combines the latest research and theory with hands-on skills development to help readers become more confident and effective communicators. In addition to its signature coverage of social and cultural diversity, the eighth edition includes an early emphasis on public

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Communication in Our Lives

by Julia T. Wood

Through the use of timely theories and research, Communication in Our Lives helps you strengthen your skills as a communicator in personal and public settings. Author Julia Wood demonstrates that communication is relevant to virtually every aspect of daily life and shows you the importance of increasing your effectiveness in interpersonal social and professional interactions. Communication in Our Lives is based on the premise that effective practice begins with understanding theory - the knowledge of how and why the communication

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Communication in Our Lives

by Julia Wood

COMMUNICATION IN OUR LIVES, Fifth Edition, provides everything you need to strengthen your interpersonal, group, public speaking, and media literacy skills--and demonstrates the value of communication in your life. Award-winning, forward-thinking scholar Julia T. Wood focuses on helping you develop vital communication skills while exploring the latest research and theory of today’s most prominent communication scholars, including current developments in cultural and social diversity and the impact of technology on communication. This popular text features an engaging, personal tone,

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by Steve Duck,David T. McMahan

Explore fundamental communication concepts, theories, and skills aimed at helping students apply communication skills to their personal and professional lives—with a thematic integration of the relational perspective and a focus on demonstrating its direct relevance to their own everyday communication.

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by Mark Graham,William H. Dutton

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Communication in Our Lives

by Lynnette M. Long,Julia T. Wood

By Lynnette M. Long (James Madison University) and Julia T. Wood (University of North Carolina). Complements and expands students' understanding of the book. Includes a summary of each chapter, vocabulary lists, activities, on perforated pages, and self test questions. Revised activities in this Student Companion reflect the text's increased emphasis on public speaking. Can be bundled with the text.

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"Alphabet to Internet: Mediated Communication in Our Lives," a survey history of our media of communication, considers how all of us are affected by the means we have devised for recording and communicating information. From the start of writing things down, mediated communication has nudged our world onward, again and again. It has changed the way we choose to live.Beginning with the evolution of writing and the alphabet from Sumer to Greece, Alphabet to Internet traces in a brisk

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This updated and expanded second edition of Book provides a user-friendly introduction to the subject, Taking a clear structural framework, it guides the reader through the subject's core elements. A flowing writing style combines with the use of illustrations and diagrams throughout the text to ensure the reader understands even the most complex of concepts. This succinct and enlightening overview is a required reading for all those interested in the subject . We hope you find this book useful in shaping

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It matters less what you say and more what people hear. Communication is the foundation of leadership, cultures, and relationships. It's at the core of being more fully yourself. Yet communication is one of the primary challenges of our time at work, at home, and online. Even though we have more tools at our fingertips than ever before, we still struggle to be heard and connect with others. Honestly Speaking will revolutionize the way you lead, love, and live your

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