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Communication in Our Lives

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ISBN-10: 0495502014

ISBN-13: 9780495502012

Edition: 5th 2009

Authors: Julia T. Wood

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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, highly readable style, and frequent Student Voice sections that explore how other students have experienced…    
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Book details

List price: $225.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 2/18/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Julia Wood joined the faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill when she was 24. During her 37 years on the faculty, she taught classes and conducted research on personal relationships and on gender, communication, and culture. She was named the Lineberger Distinguished Professor of Humanities and the Caroline H. and Thomas S. Royster Distinguished Professor of Graduate Education. She has published 25 books and 100 articles and book chapters. In addition, she has presented more than 100 papers at professional conferences and campuses around the United States. She has received 14 awards honoring her teaching and 16 awards recognizing her scholarship. She received her B.A.…    

Foundations of Communication
Introduction
The World of Communication
Perception and Communication
Communication and Personal Identity
Listening
The Verbal Dimensions of Communication
The Nonverbal Dimensions of Communication
Communication and Culture
Interpersonal , Group, and Mass Communication
Foundations of Interpersonal Communication
Communication in Personal Relationships
Foundations of Group and Team Communication
Effective Communication in Task Groups and Teams
Communication in Organizations
Mass Communication and Media Literacy
Public Communication
Planning Public Speaking
Researching and Developing Support for Public Speeches
Organizing and Presenting Public Speeches
Informative Speaking
Closing: Pulling Ideas Together
Annotated Sample Speeches
Interviewing
Glossary
References
Index