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Essential Communication

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ISBN-10: 0199342369

ISBN-13: 9780199342365

Edition: 2015

Authors: Ronald Adler, George Rodman, Athena du Pre

List price: $69.95
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Concise, compact, and visually exciting, Essential Communication is a fresh approach to human communication. Written by renowned author team Ron Adler, George Rodman, and Athena du Pré, the text more accurately reflects the way that today's students communicate yet still includes more substantive content than other brief books on the market. Filled with skills-oriented concepts and learning objectives, Essential Communication is salient, practical, and engaging.KEY FEATURES* A perfect balance of scholarship and practicality in a format that is comprehensive yet concise* The most comprehensive and practical coverage of issues affecting communication in contemporary life-like social media,…    
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Book details

List price: $69.95
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/2/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 7.01" wide x 10.00" long x 0.91" tall
Weight: 1.760
Language: English

Ronald B. Adler is Associate Professor of Communication at Santa Barbara City College, where he specializes in organizational and interpersonal communication. He is the author of Confidence in Communication: A Guide to Assertive and Social Skills and coauthor of Understanding Human Communication, Interplay: the Process of Interpersonal Communication as well as the widely used text Looking Out/Looking In. He is a consultant for a number of corporate, professional, and government clients and leads workshops in such areas as conflict resolution, presentational speaking, team building, and interviewing.

George Rodman is professor and chair of the Department of Television and Radio at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, where he has taught for 30 years. His research interests include the role of humor in human communication and the effect of communication technology on psychological well-being.Rodman is the author, coauthor, and editor of several books, including ten editions of Understanding Human Communication (with Ron Adler, Oxford University Press), four editions of Mass Media Issues (Science Research Associates and Kendall/Hunt), Making Sense of Media (Allyn & Bacon, 2001, and four books on public speaking, including The New Public Speaker (Harcourt Brace, 1997), a…    

Athena du Pre is a Professor in the department of Communication Arts at the University of West Florida.