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COMM1101: Human Communication
Interpersonal Communication and Human Relationships by
Call Number: HM132 .K499 1983
Publication Date: 1983-07-01
Written by two well-respected researchers and authors in the field,Interpersonal Communication and Human Relationshipsoffers the most comprehensive and widely-used developmental and analytical approach to communication in close relationships. Focusing on the role of communication in the coming together and the coming apart of relationships, this accessible text introduces students to relational communication theories by using common examples-relationships with roommates, friends, and parents-to help them better understand and retain concepts.
Contact: Human Communication and its History by
Call Number: P90 .C66
Publication Date: 1981-01-01
A collection of essays by ten international specialists from many disciplines on all areas of human communication, such as: printing; language; alphabets and writing; signs and symbols; media messages. Enhanced by a superb range of illustrations that clarify all the connections that make up communication. 379 illustrations in all, 57 in color. 272 pages. cloth, dust jacket. small 4to..
Emerging Theories of Human Communication by
Call Number: Ebook
Publication Date: 1997-01-01
This book summarizes the important and promising emerging theories of human communication that go beyond received traditions. It includes essays on emerging theories of communication and culture; relational communicative competence; conflict communication; communication and peace; agenda setting and the role of mass media in democratic political processes; new rhetoric and new social movements; and communication and management of public-sector competitiveness.
Human Communication Theory and Research by
Call Number: Ebook
Publication Date: 2000-01-01
Human Communication Theory and Research introduces students to the growing body of theory and research in communication, demonstrating the integration between the communication efforts of interpersonal, organizational, and mediated settings. This second edition builds from the foundation of the original volume to demonstrate the rich array of theories, theoretical connections, and research findings that drive the communication discipline. Robert L. Heath and Jennings Bryant have added a chapter on new communication technologies and have increased depth throughout the volume, particularly in the areas of social meaning, critical theory and cultural studies, and organizational communication. The chapters herein are arranged to provide insight into the breadth of studies unique to communication, acknowledging along the way the contributions of researchers from psychology, political science, and sociology. Heath and Bryant chart developments and linkages within and between ways of looking at communication. The volume establishes an orientation for the social scientific study of communication, discussing principles of research, and outlining the requirements for the development and evaluation of theories. Appropriate for use in communication theory courses at the advanced undergraduate and graduate level, this text offers students insights to understanding the issues and possible answers to the question of what communication is in all forms and contexts.
COMM 1110: Fund. of Speech Communication
Speak Out by
Call Number: PN4181 .S53 2005
Publication Date: 2004-01-01
Debate and public speaking are of extraordinary value to students in the middle grades. Participation in debating can boost student self-confidence, accelerate learning across the curriculum, and facilitate greatly improved critical thinking and communication skills. Speak Out is a primer for students participating in class and contest debates. Designed to support the Middle School Public Debate Program, the largest and fastest growing middle school debate program in the world, it offers students clear, concise information on public speaking and debating. Combining the practical and theoretical, the text teaches students about verbal and nonverbal communication, how to research, present and answer arguments, how to develop debate strategies and how to conduct a formal debate. Exercises following each section give students hands-on experience with each topic. Helpful appendixes include: online resources for debates, The Middle School Public Debate Program Judging Manual, tips for judges, and suggested debate topics in a variety of curricular areas.
Speaking in Public by
Publication Date: 1999-01-01
This invaluable book shows you how to hook your audience, deliver with confidence and end on exactly the right note. You'll discover proven techniques to put you at ease, remember your lines, and deal easily with challenging questions and characters. And you'll learn which words have impact, which messages don't, and how not to outstay your welcome.
Public Speaking and Presentations Demystified by
Take the mystery out of effective, fear-free public speaking This latest book in the Demystified series takes the confusion out of preparing for and delivering speeches and presentations. "Public Speaking and Presentations Demystified" walks you step-by-step through the fundamentals of the subject and provides you with techniques for effective speaking, avoiding common errors, and overcoming stage fright. With these skills, you will feel confident in business and social situations when you find yourself in the spotlight.