Human Communication

Human Communication : The Basic Course: International Edition

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Updated in a new 12th edition, Human Communication: The Basic Course surveys the broad field of human communication, giving attention to theory, research, and skill development. This book provides an in-depth look at the concepts, principles, and skills of human communication, emphasizing public speaking, interpersonal communication, and small group communication.
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  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 216 x 276mm
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 12th edition
  • 0205073069
  • 9780205073061

Table of contents

Part One. Foundations of Human Communication

1. Preliminaries to Human Communication

2. Culture and Communication

3. The Self and Perception

4. Listening in Human Communication

5. Verbal Messages

6. Nonverbal Messages

Part Two. Interpersonal, Small Group Communication, and Organizational Communication

7. Interpersonal Communication: Conversation

8. Interpersonal Relationship Stages and Theories

9. Friends, Lovers, and Families

10. Small Group Communication

11. Members and Leaders

12. Human Communication in the Workplace: Organizational Communication

13. Interpersonal, Small Group, and Workplace Conflict

Part Three. Public Speaking

14. Public Speaking Topics, Audiences, and Research

15. Supporting and Organizing Your Speech

16. Style and Presentation in Public Speaking

17. The Informative Speech

18. The Persuasive Speech

Glossary of Human Communication Concepts and Skills


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