Essentials of human communication
This book emphasizes five main themes: the skills of human communication (interpersonal, small group, interviewing, and public speaking), cultural awareness, listening, critical thinking, power, and ethics. Essentials of Human Communication fills the need for a brief, interesting, but serious book that places a strong focus on skill development. This book highlights the application of human communication skills to the real world and to the workplace. For anyone interested in learning the fundamentals of speech communication.
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Introduction to Human Communication
The Self in Communication
Perception and Listening
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active listening analyze appropriate attitudes audience audiovisual aids avoid behaviors believe Chapter chlordane Chris communica consider critical thinking culture define deterioration disclose discussion effective effective listening emotional evaluate example expressions eye contact feedback Feedforward feel friends functions give goals group members groupthink guidelines human communication ideas identify important individual influence interaction interpersonal attraction interpersonal communication interpersonal relationships interview involves Johari Window language leader leadership look major propositions meaning ment munication negative nonverbal communication nonverbal messages orientation Paralanguage partner pattern perception person persuasive speech phatic positive principles problems proxemic public speaking questions Ralph Waldo Emerson reasons refers relational respond roles self-disclosure self-esteem signal situation Skill Development Experiences small group communication someone speaker specific statements strategies style talk tell thesis things tion tive topic touch types understand verbal and nonverbal words