Essentials of Human Communication VitalSource eText (9e) : 9780134202471

Essentials of Human Communication VitalSource eText (9e)

Devito
 
Edition
 
9
ISBN
 
9780134202471
ISBN 10
 
0134202473
Published
 
05/02/2016
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
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Format
 
 
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About the book

For courses in Introduction to Communication

A streamlined approach to communication that emphasizes real-world applications

Essentials of Human Communication provides a streamlined overview of the essential theories, research, and especially the skills of human communication, highlighting practical applications in the workplace and beyond. Author Joseph DeVito gives students the knowledge and tools they need to build greater competence in three key spheres: interpersonal communication, small group communication, and public speaking. The Ninth Edition fully integrates the latest research as well as updated examples, photos, and cartoons to keep the text current and pedagogically effective.

Table of contents
PART I – FOUNDATIONS OF HUMAN COMMUNICATION
1. The Essentials of Human Communication
2. Perception of Self and Others
3. Listening in Human Communication
4. Verbal Messages
5. Nonverbal Messages

PART II – INTERPERSONAL AND SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
6. Interpersonal Communication and Conversation
7. Interpersonal Relationships
8. Managing Interpersonal Conflict
9. Small Group Communication
10. Members and Leaders in Small Group Communication

PART III – PUBLIC SPEAKING
11. Public Speaking Preparation (Steps 1–6)
12. Public Speaking Preparation and Delivery (Steps 7–10)
13. The Informative Speech
14. The Persuasive Speech
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