Communicating in groups: applications and skills

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McGraw-Hill, Jun 13, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 368 pages
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This brief text offers a step-by-step introduction to the theory and practice of small group communication, and teaches students to develop and apply critical thinking skills in group problem solving. Authors Kathy Adams and Gloria Galanes believe that group participation can be an uplifting and energizing experience. In this text, they give students the tools to help them move toward this outcome. Research and theory are presented with a focus on what is important to students--understanding their group experiences and making them effective.

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I am reading this for a communications class at UCCS. I like the style; there are plenty of real-world applications and examples. Read full review

Contents

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Groups versus Individuals as Problem
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About the author (2002)

Katherine L. Adams is Professor of Speech Communication at California State University, Fresno, where she received a Meritorious Promise and Performance award in 1989. She has served as their Graduate Coordinator since 1989. She received her Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Utah under the direction of B. Aubrey Fisher. She has authored four instructor’s manuals in interpersonal and small group communication and most recently, this group communication book with Gloria Galanes. She has published articles in the areas of conversational analysis and interpersonal communication. Currently she is an associate editor for Communication Reports and The Western Journal of Communication. She participates, at all levels, in the Western States Communication Association and Speech Communication Association and teaches in the areas of interpersonal communication, communication theory, small group communication, and research methods.

Gloria J. Galanes is Associate Professor of Communication and Mass Media at Southwest Missouri St. University and has received the University’s Faculty Excellence in Teaching and the Outstanding Graduate Faculty Member awards.

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