Communication in Our Lives

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2011 - Performing Arts - 560 pages
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COMMUNICATION IN OUR LIVES, Sixth Edition, provides everything students need to strengthen their interpersonal, group, public speaking, and media literacy skills--and demonstrates the value of communication in their own lives. Award-winning, forward-thinking scholar Julia T. Wood combines a strong focus on skills development with careful attention to the 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. Consistently praised by instructors and students alike, the text features an engaging, personal tone, highly readable style, and frequent Student Voice sections that explore how past students have experienced key communication concepts. The text's comprehensive coverage includes integrated attention to diversity, early emphasis on public speaking, a unique chapter on the role of the media, and an all-new chapter on organizational communication. It is also packed with interactive, online study tools that further assist your students as they explore human communication and become more confident and effective communicators.
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Contents

Foundations Of Communication
1
Interpersonal And Group Communication And Media Literacy
172
Public Communication
320
Pulling Ideas Together
449
Annotated Sample Speeches
453
Interviewing
467
Glossary
483
References
493
Index
518
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About the author (2011)

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. from North Carolina State University, her M.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University.

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