Interpersonal Communication

Interpersonal Communication

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Interpersonal Communication introduces students to the core concepts that underpin interpersonal communication in theory and practice. Trenholm and Jensen introduce a 5 point model of Communication Competence in chapter one, and use it throughout the book to help keep students focused on the key elements of effective communication. The book draws it sexamples not only from communication, but also from history, psychology, and anthropology, among others, giving students a richer understanding of the roots of interpersonal communication. Updated throughout, special sttention had been paid to bringing more contemporary theory in where relevant, expanding the coverage of computer-mediated communication all throughout the book, and making the book even more accessible by adding pedagogical deatures to aid student comprehension.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 188 x 231.1 x 17.8mm | 680.4g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 65 halftones, 6 line illus.
  • 0195312902
  • 9780195312904
  • 1,669,448

Table of contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION PERSPECTIVES; 1. Introduction: Communication and Competence; 2. Interpersonal Communication: Building Relationships; PART 2: SENDING AND RECEIVING MESSAGES; 3. Nonverbal Competence; 4. Verbal Competence; 5. Regional Competence; PART 3: INTERPERSONAL PROCESSES; 6. Interpretive Competence: Perceiving Social Worlds and Listening to Others; 7. Role Competence: Adapting to Social Expectations; 8. Self Competence: Establishing Individual Identities; 9. Goal Competence: Interpersonal Influence; PART 4: RELATIONAL CONTEXTS; 10. Family Interaction Patterns; 11. Intimate Relationships: Creating Dyadic Identities; 12. Professional Relationships: Communicating with Colleagues and Other Stangers; 13. Cultural and Historical Influences: Communication Competence in Contextshow more

About Sarah Trenholm

Sarah Trenholm is Professor of Speech Communication at Ithaca College. Arthur Jensen is Professor of Communication and Associate Dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.show more

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