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Understanding Human Communication:

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ISBN-10: 0199334323

ISBN-13: 9780199334322

Edition: 2013

Authors: Ronald Adler, George Rodman, Athena Du Pre

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New Design and Pedagogy* Chapter-opening profiles of real communicators and contemporary examples make concepts relevant to students.* Self-assessments in every chapter allow students to test their communication skills.* Checklists help students to develop their communication skills and evaluate what they have learned.* "On Your Feet" prompts in every chapter give students opportunities to practice public speaking throughout the course.* An enhanced design with stunning visuals engages media-savvy students.Expanded coverage of key concepts* Increased coverage of social media plus "Understanding Communication Technology" boxes throughout the text highlight the increasingly important role of technology in human communication.* Expanded discussion of cultural influences on communication in a full chapter (Chapter 3) as well as in "Understanding Diversity" boxes throughout the book.* Coverage of communication strategies for career success in an expanded career appendix tied to video clips and new "@Work" boxes throughout the text.* Revised and expanded coverage of gender, gender roles, and sexual orientation (particularly in Chapter 4) highlights the evolving relationship between gender and communication.* Expanded coverage of communication apprehension features tips, exercises, and activities to help students become more confident speakers.Support for teaching and learning* An enhanced support package for every chapter includes video links, pre- and post-reading quizzes, activities, discussion topics, examples, tools for recording and uploading student speeches for assessment, and an online gradebook.
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Book details

List price: $94.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.728
Language: English