Understanding Human Communication

Author: Ronald Brian Adler,George R. Rodman,Alexandre Sévigny

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780199004195

Category: Communication

Page: 592

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Praised by students and instructors alike for its engaging approach and reader-friendly design, this third Canadian edition prepares students to become effective communicators in both their personal and professional lives. With a strong focus on the influence of culture and technologythroughout, the text examines a range of cutting-edge topics from online social networks to group dynamics.

Understanding Human Communication

Author: Ronald B. Adler,George R. Rodman,Athena Du Pr

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780190297084

Category:

Page: 480

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For more than three decades, Understanding Human Communication has been the best-selling text for the Human Communication course. Solidly grounded in scholarship, it provides students with the insights and skills to succeed in today's changing world. This new edition includes important updates on evolving topics like culture, gender, and technology, and features an updated design that reflects the interests and tastes of today's students.

Understanding Human Communication

Author: Ronald Adler,Athena Du Pr,George Rodman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780190649173

Category:

Page: N.A

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For more than three decades, Understanding Human Communication has been the best-selling text for the Human Communication course. Solidly grounded in scholarship, it provides students with the insights and skills to succeed in today's changing world. This new edition includes important updates on evolving topics like culture, gender, and technology, and features an updated design that reflects the interests and tastes of today's students.

Men, Women, Messages, and Media

Understanding Human Communication

Author: Wilbur Lang Schramm,William Earl Porter

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 278

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Returning to Interpersonal Dialogue and Understanding Human Communication in the Digital Age

Author: Brown Sr., Michael A.,Hersey, Leigh

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1522541691

Category: Social Science

Page: 299

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Digital collaboration is abundant in today’s world, but it is often problematic and does not provide an apt solution to the human need for comprehensive communication. Humans require more personal interactions beyond what can be achieved online. Returning to Interpersonal Dialogue and Understanding Human Communication in the Digital Age is a collection of innovative studies on the methods and applications of comparing online human interactions to face-to-face interactions. While highlighting topics including digital collaboration, social media, and privacy, this book is a vital reference source for public administrators, educators, businesses, academicians, and researchers seeking current research on the importance of non-digital communication between people.

Understanding Human Communication

Communication, Communication

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1478414421

Category: Education

Page: 74

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Understanding Human Communication. In this book, you will learn topics such as The Self, Perception, and Communication, Language, Listening, and Nonverbal Communication plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Interplay

The Process of Interpersonal Communication

Author: Ronald B. Adler,Lawrence B. Rosenfeld,Russell F. Proctor

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780190646257

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 496

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Packed with contemporary examples, cutting-edge research, and accessible writing, Interplay helps students apply insights from scholarship to everyday life. While highlighting the breadth of interpersonal communication research and theory, Interplay also gives students the practical skills they need to improve their own relationships. This new edition of Interplay is the most contemporary text available. The first chapter highlights masspersonal and multimodal communication, setting the stage for integration of social media and mediated communication throughout the book. Expanded discussions of intersectionality, code-switching, disability studies, and gender and language emphasize the role of culture and identity in shaping interactions. Every chapter is full of updated features, including"Focus on Research" and "Dark Side of Communication" boxes. Students can explore and apply concepts with the viral videos and discussion questions in the new "Watch and Discuss" activities that appear in every chapter. Oxford's easy-to-use Dashboard Online Assessment system now features an integrated eBook, video clips, and interactive assignments-everything you and your students need, all in one place.

Human Communication

Author: Judy C. Pearson

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 9780071318501

Category: Communication

Page: 448

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Human Communication is an integrated program that helps students practice communication skills, build confidence in public speaking, and achieve success in their introductory communication course. With McGraw-Hill LearnSmart in Connect Communication, students separate what they know from what they think they know, following a continually adaptive learning path toward mastery of key concepts. Additionally, Connect provides students with the resources they need to construct well-planned speeches while its highly flexible speech capture tool saves instructors valuable time in managing assignments and evaluating student speeches. Rooted in current scholarship and with an eye on practical, everyday communication scenarios, Human Communication is designed to make introductory communication studies immediate and relevant to students. Following their writing mantra, "Make it Smart. Keep it Real," the authors strike a balance of definitive theory and everyday application that resonates with the challenges and goals of today's typical basic course.

Understanding Intercultural Communication

Negotiating a Grammar of Culture

Author: Adrian Holliday

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135046190

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 188

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In this book, Adrian Holliday provides a practical framework to help students analyse intercultural communication. Underpinned by a new grammar of culture developed by Holliday, this book will incorporate examples and activities to enable students and professionals to investigate culture on very new, entirely non-essentialist lines. This book will address key issues in intercultural communication including: the positive contribution of people from diverse cultural backgrounds the politics of Self and Other which promote negative stereotyping the basis for a bottom-up approach to globalization in which Periphery cultural realities can gain voice and ownership Written by a key researcher in the field, this book presents cutting edge research and a framework for analysis which will make it essential reading for upper undergraduate and postgraduate students studying intercultural communication and professionals in the field.

Human Rights and Information Communication Technologies: Trends and Consequences of Use

Trends and Consequences of Use

Author: Lannon, John

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466619198

Category: Computers

Page: 324

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Intergovernmental agencies, governments, and non-governmental organizations are now using Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) to collect, organize, and disseminate information on peoples’ rights, the promotion of human rights, and the protection of individuals and communities at risk. Human Rights and Information Communication Technologies: Trends and Consequences of Use will provide a comprehensive examination of the use and application of information and communication technologies in the world of human rights. This will contribute significantly to understandings of the impact of ICTs on the promotion and protection of human rights in societies around the world. This book will provide a valuable tool and insight for academics from a range of fields, including information management, information systems, communications, information technology, international relations, human rights, politics, law, and sociology. It will also be useful to international non-governmental organizations, non-governmental organizations, and governments for policy and practice.

Understanding Communication and Aging

Developing Knowledge and Awareness

Author: Jake Harwood

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412926092

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 325

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Understanding Communication and Aging is the most accessible introductory text in the area of communication and aging. The book examines key topics such as interpersonal and family relationships in old age, media portrayals of aging, cultural variations in intergenerational communication, and health communication in old age. With a lively presentation style, the book presents central research findings in the area while engaging students more broadly in the important questions concerning communication and human aging: Why do some people age more successfully than others? What role does communication play in shaping our attitudes and feelings about getting older? Are there different or better ways in which we could get old? Students will emerge with a greater understanding of communication and aging research, and with a greater interest and sensitivity to the ways in which communication is shaped by, and itself influences, the aging process.

Understanding Human Behavior: A Guide for Health Care Providers

Author: Alyson Honeycutt,Mary Elizabeth Milliken

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285225252

Category: Medical

Page: 384

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Instructors have been trusting UNDERSTANDING HUMAN BEHAVIOR for years to give their students the reliable, practical information they need to gain a solid understanding of basic psychological concepts from a health care perspective. This all-new eighth edition is no exception. Packed with expanded content and updated with current industry trends and examples, this resource retains the features that made previous editions so successful -- a concise size and focus that offers students need-to-know information without overwhelming them, and an easy-to-read writing style. Coverage spans a broad but valuable range of important mental health topics and addresses them alongside their implications for health care professionals. It takes on both client and caregiver perspectives, resulting in a powerful book that explores the behaviors, emotions, and coping mechanisms encountered in a variety of health care situations and settings. Real-world examples and activities that encourage students to examine their own behaviors round out the book's comprehensive approach, making this a must-have tool for health care programs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Human Communication

The Basic Course

Author: Joseph A. DeVito

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134409450

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 496

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in Introduction to Communication A comprehensive overview of the theory, research, and skills of communication Human Communication: The Basic Course provides an in-depth look at the fundamental concepts and principles of human communication. Writing for students with little prior background in the discipline, author Joseph DeVito provides the significant foundation needed for more specialized study of interpersonal, small group, and organizational communication, as well as public speaking. The Fourteenth Edition fully integrates the latest research as well as new examples, exercises, and photos to keep the text current and pedagogically effective. Human Communication: The Basic Course, Fourteenth Edition is also available via Revel™, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.