Communicate!

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2010 - Performing Arts - 464 pages
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Continually praised by reviewers for its clear and concise writing style, this ground breaking and market-leading fundamentals of communication text focuses students on skill building and competency orientation. The authors provide lively contemporary examples to ground theory, to increase comprehension, and to help students become skillful communicators. COMMUNICATE! encourages active learning through well-designed skill-building activities, video scenarios, ethics cases, speech action-step exercises, and sample speeches. With co-author Deanna Sellnow joining the author team, the Thirteenth Edition of COMMUNICATE! incorporates important theoretical updates in the field and reflects issues and interests of today's college students.
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User Review  - Haytham Badawey - Goodreads

This book provides a good explanation for all processes of human communication. The key terms are well defined in the margin, the key ideas are highlighted and well explaned. The end of chapter has ... Read full review

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Contents

Foundations of Communication
1
Interpersonal Communication
111
Group Communication
207
Public Speaking
250
References
419
Index
431
Foundations of Communication
443
Interpersonal Communication
445
Public Speaking
448
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

Kathleen S. Verderber (Ph.D., University of Cincinnati) is Associate Professor of Management Emeritus at Northern Kentucky University. She holds an M.A. in speech communication, as well as an M.B.A. and a Ph.D. in organizational behavior from the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Verderber has consulted with various civic, professional, and business organizations. She has published numerous articles in several journals, and has presented papers at communication and management conferences.

Rudolph F. Verderber, Distinguished Teaching Professor of Communication Emeritus at the University of Cincinnati and former National Speaker's Association Professor of the Year is one of the all-time best-selling communication studies authors. The strength of his basic texts lies in his ability to explain and exemplify concepts, theories, and skills to introductory level students. His Cengage texts-COMMUNICATE, THE CHALLENGE OF EFFECTIVE SPEAKING, COMM, and SPEAK-have a reputation for being student favorites due to their accessible presentation of theory and skills.

Deanna D. Sellnow is the Gifford Blyton Endowed Professor of Communication and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Communication and of the Division of Instructional Communication at the University of Kentucky. She conducts faculty development workshops on instructional communication pedagogy and has published her research in regional, national, and international journals. Her research interests include the rhetoric of popular culture, particularly music as communication, and instructional communication. She is co-author of COMMUNICATE! COMM, SPEAK, and THE CHALLENGE OF EFFECTIVE SPEAKING, all with Cengage Learning.

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