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Comm : 2008-2009 Student Edition (0133)

Comm : 2008-2009 Student Edition (0133) - 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0495570134

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ISBN13: 978-0495570134
ISBN10: 0495570133
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Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2009
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Comm : 2008-2009 Student Edition (0133) - 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0495570134

Rudolph F. Verderber

ISBN13: 978-0495570134
ISBN10: 0495570133
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 09
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

Created through a ''student-tested, faculty approved'' review process, COMM is a concise, visually appealing text that introduces essential speech communication concepts without any delays or distractions. This brief, affordable paperback includes a full suite of learning aids to accommodate your busy lifestyle, including chapter-by-chapter study cards, self-quizzes to help you review the most important concepts, downloadable flash cards, interactive video, Audio Study Tool review downloads, and Speech Builder Express 3.0 features that let you study wherever you are, whenever you have time. Designed for today's students in every detail, this unique solution was developed through conversations, focus groups, interviews, surveys, and input from nearly 150 students like you. From its abbreviated, no-nonsense title, to its useful content and engaging style, COMM is the perfect introductory speech communication text for modern learners.

Author Bio

Rudolph (Rudy) F. Verderber (Ph.D., University of Missouri) is the distinguished teaching professor of communication emeritus at the University of Cincinnati and one of the nation's leading authors of communication textbooks. During his tenure at the University of Cincinnati, where he was head of the university's Communication Department, Dr. Verderber taught more than 25 different courses, 10 of which he originated. Considered one of the university's finest teachers, he received the Dolly Cohen Award for Outstanding Teaching (two such awards are given at the university each year), and in 1994, he was named Distinguished Teaching Professor, an honor held by only four faculty members across the university. In 1996, he received the National Speakers Association Outstanding Professor Award. His primary areas of expertise include rhetoric, public address, argumentation, and interpersonal communication.

Table of Contents

1. Communication Perspectives.

2. Perception of Self and Others.

3. Communicating Verbally.

4. Communicating through Nonverbal Behaviors.

5. Communicating across Cultures.

6. Communicating in Relationships.

7. Listening and Responding.

8. Developing Intimacy in Relationships: Self-Disclosure, Feedback, and Conflict Resolution.

9. Interviewing.

10. Participating in Group Communication.

11. Members' Roles and Leadership in Groups.

12. Developing Your Topic and Doing Your Research.

13. Organizing Your Speech.

14. Adapting Verbally and Visually.

15. Overcoming Speech Apprehension by Preparing Delivery.

16. Informative Speaking.

17. Persuasive Speaking.

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