Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Active Communication - 96 edition

Active Communication (ISBN10: 0534340075; ISBN13: 9780534340070)
ISBN13: 978-0534340070
ISBN10: 0534340075

Summary: Using Matthew Westra conversational and class-tested book, students will learn the skills they need to take an active role in the communication process. Appropriate for helpers-in-training from a variety of disciplines, including counseling, human services, psychology, speech communication, teacher education, business, and health, this book helps students learn to observe, reflect upon, and practice active listening in a helping environment. Interdisciplinary applica
tions of listening and speaking are presented to help facilitate development of the specialized concepts that helping professionals employ, which involves directness, openness, and empathy.
  • Presents an interdisciplinary, student-friendly introduction to communication skills with a helpful visual (pyramid) model.
  • Helps students develop successful communication skills quickly while integrating communication skills into counseling concepts.
  • Illustrates the difference between the assumed/learned concept of listening and the specialized, professional kind of listening that counselors develop, which involves frankness, openness, and empathy.
  • Includes many helpful pedagogical aids, such as ''Write About It, Think About it, Try It,'' exercises; examples from real lives; chapter opening quotations from notable people; and an appendix that provides ideas for exercises and role-play scenarios from a variety of settings.
...show more
Summary: Using Matthew Westra conversational and class-tested book, students will learn the skills they need to take an active role in the communication process. Appropriate for helpers-in-training from a variety of disciplines, including counseling, human services, psychology, speech communication, teacher education, business, and health, this book helps students learn to observe, reflect upon, and practice active listening in a helping environment. Interdisciplinary applications of listening and speaking are presented to help facilitate development of the specialized concepts that helping professionals employ, which involves directness, openness, and empathy.
  • Presents an interdisciplinary, student-friendly introduction to communication skills with a helpful visual (pyramid) model.
  • Helps students develop successful communication skills quickly while integrating communication skills into counseling concepts.
  • Illustrates the difference between the assumed/learned concept of listening and the specialized, professional kind of listening that counselors develop, which involves frankness, openness, and empathy.
  • Includes many helpful pedagogical aids, such as ''Write About It, Think About it, Try It,'' exercises; examples from real lives; chapter opening quotations from notable people; and an appendix that provides ideas for exercises and role-play scenarios from a variety of settings.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 96
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
Published: 09/11/1995
International: No

View Author Bio
View Table of Contents



List Price: $116.00
Used $58.00
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $40.99
Due back 08/14/2015
Rental
Save $75.01 (65%)
  • Free return shipping
  • In stock
  • 21-day satisfaction guarantee
CDs or access codes may not be included
Marketplace sellers starting at $7.99

13 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Active Communication
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (13)  |  New (4)  |  Very Good (3)  |  Good (4)  |  Acceptable (2)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$58.00
FREE! s/h

Very Good
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for FREE! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$99.84
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$7.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
VOA - Upstate New York
Rochester, NY
Seller Rating: 0
Sale for Charity - support our homeless shelter and children's center. All items are donations, but are carefully checked for condition.
$12.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
Dream Books Company, LLC
Englewood, CO
Seller Rating: 4.6
1995 Paperback Fair UGLY BOOK! ! ! Still Readable. This is not a book for picky readers. May contain light to heavy markings, water damage, binding damage, missing CDs, and heavy wear and tear. Con ...show moretains all pages. ...show less
$30.72
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Thrifty_Text
Emeryville, CA
Seller Rating: 4.56
Ships today or the next business day. Cover and binding show moderate wear. Text may contain moderate writing/highlightings but is easily readable. 30-21.
$32.57
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Thrifty_Text
Emeryville, CA
Seller Rating: 4.56
Ships today or the next business day. Cover and binding show wear. Text may contain some writing/highlightings but nothing major. 30-21.
$32.95
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
omgtextbooks
Pueblo West, CO
Seller Rating: 3.84
1995 Trade paperback Good. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 158 p. Contains: Illustrations.
$57.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
SUPER BOOKS
Fort Mill, SC
Seller Rating: 3.84
Buy with Confidence. Excellent Customer Support. We ship from multiple US locations. No CD, DVD or Access Code Included.
$58.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Textbookcenter.com
Columbia, MO
Seller Rating: 4.63
Ships same day or next business day via UPS (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes)! Used sticker and some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access code or dust jacket.
$67.75
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
bargainforce
Chicago, IL
Seller Rating: 3.94
0534340075 New. Has the slightest of shelf wear (like you might see in a major bookstore chain). Looks like an interesting title! We provide domestic tracking upon request, provide personalized custo ...show moremer service and want you to have a great experience purchasing from us. 100% satisfaction guaranteed and thank you for your consideration. ...show less
$68.06
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
GreatBookPrices
Batavia, IL
Seller Rating: 4.18
Used, Acceptable Condition, may show signs of wear and previous use. Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.
$118.08
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
GreatBookPrices
Batavia, IL
Seller Rating: 4.18
Brand New, Perfect Condition, Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.
Page:   1     2     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close