Looking Out, Looking In

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Cengage Learning, Jan 5, 2010 - Social Science - 480 pages
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Used by more than a million readers, LOOKING OUT/LOOKING IN, Thirteenth Edition, continues its market-leading tradition of combining current scholarship and research with a reader-friendly voice that links course topics to students' everyday lives. This popular text motivates students to improve their interpersonal skills and sharpen their critical understanding of communication processes with diverse and compelling examples that illustrate how each student's communication skills impact both society and their own life. Show your students how and why learning the basic concepts of communication can change their relationships and their career success, with the text that engages them in theory through popular references to interpersonal concepts that are familiar in music, art, movies, and television.
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Review: Cengage Advantage Books: Looking Out, Looking in

User Review  - Canis Lupus - Goodreads

It is a good book to keep. It definitely has quite a few insights that would be useful in daily life. Read full review

Review: Cengage Advantage Books: Looking Out, Looking in

User Review  - Shay Hardman - Goodreads

Overall, this is a very decent textbook. Not unbearable to read, and it holds quite useful information about communication. The reason I gave the book three stars instead of four, is because I ... Read full review

Contents

About the Authors
1
A FIRST LOOK AT INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
3
COMMUNICATION AND IDENTITY Creating and Presenting the Self
39
PERCEPTION What You See Is What You Get
81
EMOTIONS Feeling Thinking and Communicating
121
LANGUAGE Barrier and Bridge
159
NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION Messages beyond Words
199
LISTENING More Than Meets the Ear
235
IMPROVING COMMUNICATION CLIMATES
339
MANAGING INTERPERSONAL CONFLICTS
377
ENDNOTES
410
FEATURE BOX NOTES
2014
GLOSSARY
2016
CREDITS
2022
NAME INDEX
2024
SUBJECT INDEX
2026

COMMUNICATION AND RELATIONAL DYNAMICS
269
INTIMACY AND DISTANCE IN RELATIONAL COMMUNICATION
303

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About the author (2010)

Ron Adler is professor emeritus at Santa Barbara City College, where he has taught interpersonal communication, business and professional communication, and communication theories. In addition to teaching, Adler has co-authored and has edited several textbooks that address communication contexts and topics including interpersonal communication, small group communication, public speaking, assertiveness, and social skills. In addition to writing and teaching, he works with professional and business people to improve their communication on the job.

Russell F. Proctor II is currently a professor at Northern Kentucky University, where he has taught since 1991. He primarily teaches courses in Interpersonal Communication (basic and advanced), and Interviewing. He won the university's Outstanding Professor Award in 1997. He is the author of numerous articles and textbooks focusing on interpersonal communication and communication education, with a particular interest in the use of feature films as instructional resources.