Summary: Key Features of this title include: ''Understanding Others: Adapting to Differences''which promotes a greater awareness of diversity in multiple contexts. A more enhanced''Relating to Others in the 21st Century'', which addresses specific issues associated with contemporary communication contexts including computer-mediated-communication, social networking, and texting. ''Being Other Oriented''has sidebars that help identify aspects of interpersonal communication throughout the t ...show moreext, where relating to others would improve communication effectiveness. ''Applying an Other Orientation'' sectionsat the end of each chapter and examples and discussions throughout the book A New Built-in Study Guide at the end of each chaptergives the student the opportunity to ''review, apply and explore'' key chapter concepts through brief summaries, critical thinking questions, questions about ethics, classroom and group activities and lists of additional relevant resources, including books, articles and websites. An Emphasis on Diversity: Fully integrated coverage of cultural diversity incorporates the growing body of research that focuses on human differences, highlighted in acomplete chapter on diversity (Chapter 4), ''Understanding Others: Adapting to Differences'' Boxesand examples, illustrations and research conclusions liberally woven throughout each chapter to help students identify ways to bridge differences and become more other oriented. New ''Communication and Emotion'' Boxeshelp students understand how emotions impact their interpersonal relationships and that emotional connections are essential in relating to others. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 6TH 11
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