Introduction to the World of Communication (First Edition)
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Introduction to the World of Communication gives students a strong introductory foundation in communication skills. Many texts in the field focus on either fundamentals of communication or mass communication. This anthology addresses both and provides useful information about careers in the field. The book begins with an overview of the fundamentals of communication, moves into the history and development of communication media, and concludes with a survey of dominant communications professions. Topics include: - Language- Nonverbal Communication- Law and Ethics- Mass Communication- Emerging Technology- Interpersonal Communication Each chapter has tear-out reading questions that aid in evaluating progress with and completion of the readings as well as in preparing for exams. The discussion questions encourage dynamic classroom interaction. Introduction to the World of Communication can be used in Introduction to Human Communication courses, as well as Introduction to Mass Communication, and Introduction to Communication Studies. Dr. Tammy R. Vigil is currently the Associate Dean of the College of Communication at Boston University. She earned her doctorate from the University of Kansas in 2000. Dr. Vigil has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in Communication Theory, Research Methods, Contemporary Mass Communication, Argumentation and Oral Presentation. She currently teaches the large introductory class for the College of Communication. Her research interests include political communication, media effects, rhetoric, and popular culture. Dr. Vigil is a co-author of the book The Third Agenda in U.S. Presidential Debates.
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Publisher: Cognella, Inc.
Publication date: 3/5/2012