Communication in our lives / Julia T. Wood, Lineberger Distinguished Professor of Humanities Emerita, Caroline H. and Thomas S. Royster Distinguished Professor of Graduate Education Emerita, the University of North Carolina at Chapel HillMaterial type: TextCopyright date: 2018Edition: Eighth editionDescription: xxix, 400 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cmContent type: . Media type: . Carrier type: .ISBN: 9781305949546Subject(s): Communication | Interpersonal communication | Public speakingLOC classification: P 90 | .W850 2018
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 373-388) and index.
Part I. Foundations of communication. The world of communication ; Perception and communication ; Communication and personal identity ; Listening effectively ; The verbal dimension of communication -- Part II. Contexts of interaction. The nonverbal dimension of communication ; Communication in personal relationships ; Communication in groups and teams ; Communication in organizations ; Communication and culture ; Media and media literacy -- Part III. Public communication. Planning public speaking ; Researching and developing support for public speeches ; Organizing and presenting public speeches ; Informative speaking ; Persuasive speaking
Communication in our lives, 8th Edition, gives students what they need to strengthen interpersonal, group, public speaking, and media literacy skills. Award-winning scholar Julia T. Wood combines skills development with the latest research and theory of communication scholars. Praised by instructors and students, this product features a highly readable style and Student Voice sections. This edition integrates social and cultural diversity, emphasizes public speaking, expands coverage of mass and social media, and includes a new focus on health communication. Online study tools allow you to customize the content and help your students become more confident and effective communicators