Interpersonal Messages: Pearson New International Edition (3e) : 9781292027449

Interpersonal Messages: Pearson New International Edition (3e)

 
Edition
 
3
ISBN
 
9781292027449
ISBN 10
 
1292027444
Published
 
25/08/2013
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
284
Format
 
Out of stock
 
Title type
Book
$104.99
 
 
Title type
 
$60.00
 
 
Description

Engages students with lively and accessible insights into interpersonal skill development

Interpersonal Messages creates a foundation for students to understand the concepts of interpersonal communication and to develop the necessary skills to apply what they have learned through comprehensive coverage, exercises, and real life examples. With a focus on skill-building, this text helps today's students understand how to master interpersonal communication and relationship skills in every area of their personal, social, and professional lives.

MyCommunicationLab is an integral part of the DeVito program. Key learning applications include MediaShare, assessment and sample speeches.

A better teaching and learning experience

This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience—for you and your students. Here’s how:

  • Personalize Learning—MyCommunicationLab is online learning. MyCommunicationLab engages students through personalized learning and helps instructors from course preparation to delivery and assessment.
  • Improve Critical Thinking—Learning objectives at the beginning of every chapter help students focus on what they need to learn.
  • Engage Students—Discussions focus on real-life topics to keep students engaged in the material.
  • Apply Ethics—Ethical issues in interpersonal communication are addressed.
  • Support Instructors—A full set of supplements, including MyCommunicationLab, provides instructors with all the resources and support they need.
Table of contents
In this Section:

1) Brief Table of Contents

2) Full Table of Contents

1) Brief Table of Contents

Part I: Preliminaries to Interpersonal Messages

Chapter 1: Foundations of Interpersonal Communication

Chapter 2: Culture and Interpersonal Communication

Chapter 3: Perception of Self and Others
Chapter 4: Listening in Interpersonal Communication

Part II: Interpersonal Messages in Context

Chapter 5: Verbal Messages
Chapter 6: Nonverbal Messages
Chapter 7: Emotional Messages
Chapter 8: Conversation Messages
Chapter 9: Interpersonal Relationships
Chapter 10: Interpersonal Relationship Types and Theories

Chapter 11: Interpersonal Conflict Management

2) Full Table of Contents

Part I: Preliminaries to Interpersonal Messages

Chapter 1: Foundations of Interpersonal Communication
Why Study Interpersonal Communication
The Nature of Interpersonal Communication
The Elements of Interpersonal Communication
Principles of Interpersonal Communication
Interpersonal Competence
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up
Summary of Concepts and Skills
Vocabulary Quiz
MyCommunicationLab
Special Features
Chapter 2: Culture and Interpersonal Communication
Culture and Interpersonal Communication
Cultural Principles
Cultural Differences
Improving Intercultural Communication
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up
Summary of Concepts and Skills
Vocabulary Quiz
MyCommunicationLab
Special Features

Chapter 3: Perception of Self and Others
The Self in Interpersonal Communication
Perception in Interpersonal Communication
Impression Formation
Impression Management: Goals and Strategies
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up
Summary of Concepts and Skills
Vocabulary Quiz
MyCommunicationLab
Special Features

Chapter 4: Listening in Interpersonal Communication
The Stages of Listening
Listening Barriers
Styles of Listening Effectively
Listening, Culture, and Gender
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up
Summary of Concepts and Skills
Vocabulary Quiz
MyCommunicationLab
Special Features

Part II: Interpersonal Messages in Context

Chapter 5: Verbal Messages
Principles of Verbal Messages
Confirmation and Disconfirmation
Guidelines for Using Verbal Messages Effectively
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up
Summary of Concepts and Skills
Vocabulary Quiz
MyCommunicationLab
Special Features

Chapter 6: Nonverbal Messages
Principles of Nonverbal Communication
The Channels of Nonverbal Messages
Some Nonverbal Communication Skills
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up
Summary of Concepts and Skills
Vocabulary Quiz
MyCommunicationLab
Special Features

Chapter 7: Emotional Messages
Principles of Emotions and Emotional Messages
Obstacles to Communicating Emotions
Skills for Communicating Emotions
Skills for Responding to Emotions
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up
Summary of Concepts and Skills
Vocabulary Quiz
MyCommunicationLab
Special Features

Chapter 8: Conversation Messages
Principles of Conversation
Conversational Disclosure: Revealing Yourself
Everyday Conversations
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up
Summary of Concepts and Skills
Vocabulary Quiz
MyCommunicationLab
Special Features

Chapter 9: Interpersonal Relationships
Advantages and Disadvantages of Interpersonal Relationships
Relationship Stages
The Dark Side of Interpersonal Relationships
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up
Summary of Concepts and Skills
Vocabulary Quiz
MyCommunicationLab
Special Features

Chapter 10: Interpersonal Relationship Types and Theories
Friendship Relationships
Love Relationships
Family Relationships
Workplace Relationships
Online-Only Relationships
Relationship Theories
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up
Summary of Concepts and Skills
Vocabulary Quiz
MyCommunicationLab
Special Features

Chapter 11: Interpersonal Conflict Management
What is Interpersonal Conflict?
Principles of Interpersonal Conflict
Conflict Management Stages
Conflict Management Strategies
Messages in the Media Wrap-Up
Summary of Concepts and Skills
Vocabulary Quiz
MyCommunicationLab
Special Features
Features & benefits

INSIGHTS INTO INTERPERSONAL SKILL DEVELOPMENT

  • Skill-building exercises—Twenty-three skill-building exercises appear throughout the text to help students apply the material in the chapter to specific situations and increase their interpersonal skills.
  • Test Yourself boxes—These boxes appear throughout the text and invite students to analyze their own patterns of communication and think about how they will alter their communication in the future.

PERSONALIZE LEARNING WITH MYCOMMUNICATIONLAB

  • MyCommunicationLab - MyCommunicationLab is online learning and an integral part of the DeVito program. MyCommunicationLab engages students through personalized learning and helps instructors with course preparation, content delivery, and assessment.
  • Pearson eText and Chapter Audio – Like the printed text, students can highlight relevant passages and add notes. The Pearson eText can be accessed through laptops, iPads, and tablets. Download the free Pearson eText app to use on tablets. Students can also listen to their text with the Audio eText.
  • MediaShare - This comprehensive file upload tool allows students to post speeches, outlines, visual aids, video assignments, role plays, group projects, and more in a variety of formats. Uploaded files are available for viewing, commenting, and grading by instructors and class members in face-to-face and online course settings. Integrated video capture functionality allows students to record video directly from a webcam and allows instructors to record videos via webcam, in class or in a lab, and attach them directly to a specific student and/or assignment.
  • Videos and Video Quizzes - Videos provide students with the opportunity to watch and evaluate chapter-related multimedia. Many videos include automatically graded quiz questions.
  • Assignment Calendar & Gradebook – An assignment calendar makes assigning and completing work easy. The automatically graded assessment provides instant feedback and flows into the gradebook, which can be used in the MyLab or exported.
  • Class Preparation Tool – All of the very best class presentation resources can be found in one convenient destination, so instructors can keep students engaged throughout every class.

IMPROVE CRITICAL THINKING

  • Learning objectives—Learning objectives at the beginning of every chapter highlight the major concepts and skills of the chapter through increased knowledge, application, and problem-solving.
  • Questions—At the end of each major section, a series of questions ask students to test themselves to see if they can accomplish the objectives.
  • Comparison tables—Each chapter contains a comparison table that compares samples of effective and ineffective messages.

ENGAGE STUDENTS

  • Viewpoints—Viewpoints captions accompany all interior photos and pose questions designed to elicit discussion of a variety of different viewpoints.
  • Messages in the Media—Each chapter is introduced with a photo from a television program that deals with the major topics of the chapter.
  • Messages in the Media: Wrap Up—This feature at the end of each chapter invites students to reconsider that same television program in light of what they learned in the chapter.
  • Video Choice Point—These boxes appear in each chapter and invite students to watch a video related to the chapter contents.
  • Interpersonal Choice Points—These points appear throughout the text to encourage students to examine the choices they have available for communicating in real-life situations.

APPLY ETHICS

Ethical Messages—These boxes highlight a variety of ethical issues in interpersonal communication and ask students to apply ethical principles to various scenarios.