Interpersonal Communication: Everyday Encounters

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Cengage Learning, Jan 26, 2009 - Performing Arts - 384 pages
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Written by Julia T. Wood, one of the Communication field's leading scholars, INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: EVERYDAY ENCOUNTERS, Sixth Edition actively engages students in interpersonal theories, ethics, and understanding social diversity and fosters skills students will apply in their everyday encounters. Integrating the latest communication research and even greater attention (with additional exercises) devoted to active learning, the Sixth Edition of Wood's bestseller introduces communication theories and focuses students on actively applying the skills they need to become better communicators.
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another text book, it is cool to see how I communicate. Some of the things I do I had no clue that I did until I read this book. Read full review

Contents

Preface
Introduction
A First Look at Interpersonal Communication
Communication and Personal Identity
Perception and Communication
The World of Words
The World Beyond Words
Mindful Listening
Managing Conflict in Relationships
Friendships in Our Lives
Committed Romantic Relationships
Communication in Families
Continuing the Conversation
Glossary
References
Index

Emotions and Communication
Communication Climate The Foundation of Personal Relationships

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About the author (2009)

Julia T. Wood is the Lineberger Professor of Humanities, the Caroline H. and Thomas Royster Distinguished Professor of Graduate Education, and a professor in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she teaches courses and conducts research on gender, communication, culture, and communication in personal relationships. Dr. Wood has authored 17 books and edited 9 others. In addition, she has published more than 80 articles and book chapters, and she has won 12 awards for undergraduate teaching and 13 awards for her scholarship. She received her BA from North Carolina State University, her MA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her PhD from Pennsylvania State University.

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