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    Communicate!

    ISBN-10: 0534639364
    ISBN-13: 9780534639365
    Author(s): Rudolph F. Verderber, Kathleen S. Verderber
    Description: This market-leading text is continually praised by reviewers for its clear, practical, and successful method of training students to master the skills of human communication. This introductory human communication text covers interpersonal  More...
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    Edition: 11th
    Publisher: Wadsworth
    Binding: Paperback
    Pages: 504
    Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
    Weight: 2.354
    Language: English

    This market-leading text is continually praised by reviewers for its clear, practical, and successful method of training students to master the skills of human communication. This introductory human communication text covers interpersonal communication, small group communication, and public speaking. With a consistent model of theoretical explanation followed by numerous practical examples, activities, sample visual scenarios and speeches, self-assessment, and review, students cannot help but to become ethical, competent communicators in our mediated world.

    Rudolph (Rudy) F. Verderber (Ph.D., University of Missouri) is the Distinguished Teaching Professor of Communication Emeritus at the University of Cincinnati and one of the nation's leading authors of communication textbooks. During his tenure at the University of Cincinnati, where he was head of the university's Communication Department, Dr. Verderber taught more than 25 different courses, 10 of which he originated. Considered one of the university's finest teachers, he received the Dolly Cohen Award for Outstanding Teaching (two such awards are given at the university each year), and in 1994, he was named Distinguished Teaching Professor, an honor held by only four faculty members across the university. In 1996, he received the National Speakers Association Outstanding Professor Award. His primary areas of expertise include rhetoric, public address, argumentation, and interpersonal communication.

    Kathleen S. Verderber (PhD, University of Cincinnati) is Associate Professor of Management Emeritus at Northern Kentucky University. She holds an MA in Speech Communication as well as an MBA and a PhD in organizational behavior from the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Verderber has consulted with various civic, professional, and business organizations. She has published numerous articles in several journals and has presented papers at communication and management conferences. She is the coauthor of the very successful human communication text COMMUNICATE!.

    Preface
    Foundations of Communication
    Communication Perspective
    The Communication Process
    Communication in Our Lives
    Communication Principles
    Increasing Our Communication Competence
    Summary
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    Key Terms
    Perception of Self and Others
    The Perception Process
    Perceptions of Self: Self-Concept and Self-Esteem
    Perception of Others
    What Would You Do? A Question of Ethics
    Summary
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    Key Terms
    Verbal Communication
    The Nature of Language
    Speaking More Clearly
    Speaking Appropriately
    Summary
    What Would You Do? A Question of Ethics
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    Key Terms
    Nonverbal Communication
    The Nature of Nonverbal Communication Behavior
    Body Motions
    Paralanguage
    Self-Presentation
    Communication through Management of Your Environment
    What Would You Do? A Question of Ethics
    Summary
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    Key Terms
    Self-Review for Part I
    Interpersonal Communication
    Conversations
    Characteristics of Conversation
    Types and Structures of Conversation
    Rules of Conversation
    Effective Conversations Follow the Cooperative Principle
    Skills of Effective Face-to-Face Conversationalists
    Skills of Effective Electronically Mediated Conversationalists
    Cultural Variations in Effective Conversation
    Conversation and Analysis
    What Would You Do? A Question of Ethics
    Summary
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    Listening
    Attending
    Understanding
    Remembering: Retaining Information
    Critical Analysis
    Responding Empathically to Give Comfort
    What Would You Do? A Question of Ethics
    Conversation and Analysis
    Summary
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    Key Terms
    Self-Disclosure and Feedback
    Self-Disclosure
    Disclosing Feelings
    Owning Feelings and Opinions
    Giving Personal Feedback
    Assertiveness
    What Would You Do? A Question of Ethics
    Conversation and Analysis
    Summary
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    Communicating in Relationships
    Types of Relationships
    Communication in the Stages of Relationships
    Role of Electronic Communication in Building Relationships
    Theoretical Perspectives on Relationships
    Conflict
    Communication Skills for Resolving Conflicts through Collaboration
    What Would You Do? A Question of Ethics
    Conversation and Analysis
    Summary
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    Interviewing
    Responsibilities of the Job Applicant
    Interpersonal Skills in Interviewing Others
    What Would You Do? A Question of Ethics
    Summary
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    Key Terms
    Self-Review for Part II
    Group Communication
    Participating in Group Communication
    Characteristics of Effective Work Groups
    Stages of Group Development
    Problem Solving in Groups
    Constraints on Effective Decision Making
    What Would You Do? A Question of Ethics
    Summary
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    Member Roles and Leadership in Groups
    Member Roles
    Member Responsibilities in Group Meetings
    Leadership
    Leading Group Meetings
    Evaluating Group Effectiveness
    What Would You Do? A Question of Ethics
    Summary
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    Key Terms
    Self-Review for Part III
    Public Speaking
    Determining Your Goal
    Selecting a Topic from a Subject Area
    Analyzing the Audience
    Considering the Setting
    Writing the Speech Goal
    Summary
    What Would You Do? A Question of Ethics
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    Key Terms
    Doing Research
    Where to Look: Traditional and Electronic Sources of Information
    What Information to Look For
    Recording Information and Citing Written and Electronic Sources
    What Would You Do? A Question of Ethics
    Summary
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    Organizing
    Outlining the Body of the Speech
    Selecting and Outlining Supporting Material
    Outlining Section Transitions
    Preparing the Introduction
    Outlining the Conclusion
    Listing Sources
    Completing the Outline
    Summary
    What Would You Do? A Question of Ethics
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    Adapting Verbally and Visually
    Developing Common Ground
    Creating and Maintaining Audience Interest
    Adapting to the Audience's Level of Understanding
    Building a Positive Attitude toward You as the Speaker
    Adapting to the Audience's Attitude toward Your Speech Goal
    Adapting to Audiences Visually
    A Plan of Adaptation
    What Would You Do? A Question of Ethics
    Summary
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    Practicing the Presentation of Your Speech
    Components to Practice in Your Speech
    Achieving a Conversational Quality
    Rehearsal
    Coping with Nervousness
    Criteria for Evaluating Speeches
    Sample Speech: Habitat for Humanity, by Miranda Branton
    What Would You Do? A Question of Ethics
    Summary
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    Key Terms
    Informative Speaking
    Principles of Informing
    Methods of Informing
    Criteria for Evaluating Informative Speeches
    Sample Speech: Who Was Shakespeare? by Hillary Carter-Liggett
    Summary
    What Would You Do? A Question of Ethics
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    Key Terms
    Persuasive Speaking
    Principles of Persuasive Speaking
    Criteria for Evaluating Persuasive Speeches
    Sample Speech: Dangerous Trucks, by Charone S. Frankel
    What Would You Do? A Question of Ethics
    Summary
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    Key Terms
    Self-Review for Part IV
    References
    Index
    Photo Credits

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