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In the Company of Others An Introduction to Communication

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ISBN-10: 0199861625

ISBN-13: 9780199861620

Edition: 4th 2012

Authors: J. Dan Rothwell

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Now in its fourth edition,In the Company of Otherscontinues to use the "communication competence" model to bring introductory human communication courses to life for students. Combining current research with humor, vivid examples, and practical advice, Rothwell tackles interpersonal and small group communication alongside public speaking in a single term.NEW TO THIS EDITION:- The "Communication Competence" model appears in each heading and all chapter summaries are explicitly tied to this approach-More than 500 new references added-Rigorously updated social media and technology examples-"Focus on Controversy" boxes, "Developing Communication Competence" self-assessment exercises, "Film School" features, and photo captions updated to include more quizzes and critical-thinking probesPACKAGING INFO FOR INSTRUCTORS:In the Company of Others+Now Playing: Learning Communication Through Film2012 Edition (978-0-19-992910-8)In the Company of Others+ Student Success Manual (978-0-19-92911-5)In the Company of Others+Now Playing2012 + Student Success Manual (978-0-19-992909-2)
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Book details

List price: $114.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/10/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.618
Language: English

J. Dan Rothwell is chair of the Communication Studies Department at Cabrillo College and the author of four additional books: IN THE COMPANY OF OTHERS: AN INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION, TELLING IT LIKE IT ISN'T: LANGUAGE MISUSE AND MALPRACTICE, INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: INFLUENCES AND ALTERNATIVES with James Costigan, and PRACTICALLY SPEAKING. During his extensive teaching career, Dr. Rothwell has received almost two dozen teaching awards, including the 2010 Ernest L. Boyer International Award for Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Technology conferred by the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, Florida State College, and the National Council of Instructional Administrators; the 2010 Cabrillo College "Innovative Teacher of the Year" award; the 2011 National Communication Association "Community College Educator of the Year" award; a 2012 official resolution by the California State Senate acknowledging his excellence in teaching; and the 2014 "Master Teacher" award from the Western States Communication Association. He has a B.A. in American History from the University of Portland (Oregon) as well as an M.A. in Rhetoric and Public Address and a Ph.D. in Communication Theory and Social Influence, both from the University of Oregon.

Fundamentals of Communication
Competent CommunicationEffective and Appropriate
Perception of Self and OthersWho Am I? Who Are They?
Culture and Gender
LanguageSharing Meaning with Words
Nonverbal CommunicationSharing Meaning Without Words
Listening to Others
Interpersonal Communication
PowerThe Inescapable Interpersonal Dynamic
Making Relationships Work
Interpersonal Conflict Management
Group Communication
The Anatomy of Small Groups
Effective Groups
Public Speaking
Preparing Speeches
Presenting Speeches
Informative Speaking
Persuasive Speaking
Speeches for Special Occasions