Summary: This applications and exercises text is designed for courses in the principles and practices of a variety of types of interviews. Such courses, by their nature, require a number of oral and written exercises that build interpersonal communication skills. This text provides students and instructors with a variety of detailed assignments and exercises in the principles of interviewing applicable to most interviews and to specific types of inter viewing such as informat ...show moreion giving, information getting, journalistic, recruiting, employment, persuasive, performance review, counseling, and health care. Exercises help students learn how to open interviews, develop effective openings and closings, ask questions, answer questions, be active and critical participants, and evaluate interviews. Assignments and critique forms have built-in flexibility so instructors may incorporate them into a variety of courses and units and modify them to meet specific student and course needs.
Instructors may use this text with a number of books and lecture formats, but its maximum use can best be achieved when employed in conjunction with Interviewing: Principles and Practices written by Charles J. Stewart and William B. Cash, Jr., and published by McGraw-Hill.
New or revised exercises for the 13th Edition include:
Revision of the Personal Fact Sheet and the Ice Breaker Interview assignment
New or revised exercises including:
Identification of Survey Question Scales and Strategies
Interviewee Responses to Informational Questions
Responses to Recruiter Questions
Responses to Unlawful Questions
Identification of Persuasive Tactics
Tests of Evidence ...show less