Listening and Human Communication in the 21st Century

Author: Andrew D. Wolvin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444359371
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Bringing together top listening scholars from a range of disciplines and real world perspectives, Listening and Human Communication in the 21st Century offers a state-of-the-art overview of what we know and think about listening behavior in the 21st century. Introduces students to the core issues listening theory and practice Includes student friendly features such as editorial introductions to each section and questions for further reflection at the end of each chapter Discussion ranges from historical perspectives to present theory, to teaching and performing listening in the classroom, in health care, and in corporate settings

Listening

Author: Debra Worthington
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317346769
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Listening explores the process and role of listening in human communication as a cognitive process, as a social function, and as a critical professional competency. While introducing students the theory and research of listening scholarship, Worthington and Fitch-Hauser also help students to build practical skills and achieve the desired outcomes of effective listening.

A Century of Communication Studies

Author: Pat J. Gehrke
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134062796
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This volume chronicles the development of communication studies as a discipline, providing a history of the field and identifying opportunities for future growth. Editors Pat J. Gehrke and William M. Keith have assembled an exceptional list of communication scholars who, in the thirteen chapters contained in this book, cover the breadth and depth of the field. Organized around themes and concepts that have enduring historical significance and wide appeal across numerous subfields of communication, A Century of Communication Studies bridges research and pedagogy, addressing themes that connect classroom practice and publication. Published in the 100th anniversary year of the National Communication Association, this collection highlights the evolution of communication studies and will serve future generations of scholars as a window into not only our past but also the field’s collective possibilities.

The Sourcebook of Listening Research

Author: Debra L. Worthington
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119102936
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Essential reading for listening researchers across a range of disciplines, The Sourcebook of Listening Research: Methodology and Measures is a landmark publication that defines the field of listening research and its best practices. the definitive guide to listening methodology and measurement with contributions from leading listening scholars and researchers Evaluates current listening methods and measures, with attention to scale development, qualitative methods, operationalizing cognitive processes, and measuring affective and behavioral components A variety of theoretical models for assessing the cognitive, affective, and behavioral facets of listening are presented alongside 65 measurement profiles Outlines cutting-edge trends in listening research, as well as the complexities involved in performing successful research in this area

Business and Professional Communication for the 21st Century

Author: Deborah A. Gaut
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780133035797
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Adults of any age and job level need to develop an understanding of the issues and concerns that will face them in the next millennium-from relational life, work life, public life, and techno-life. This book introduces readers to the problems they will face and provides them with the necessary skills they'll need in order to cope with this fast-paced environment. Through in-depth discussions of important topics as gender, diversity, humor in the professional setting, and business etiquette and protocol, this volume moves to new territory that existing books have not yet explored. Topics include: the communication process; the art of listening; the care and feeding of an interpersonal network; groups and teams; diversity; leadership; business presentations, and more. Professionals who want to get ahead in their workplace as they gear up for a whole new century.

21st Century Communication A Reference Handbook

Author: William F. Eadie
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412950309
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Via 100 entries or "mini-chapters," the SAGE 21st Century Reference Series volumes on Communication will highlight the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates any student obtaining a degree in the field of communication ought to have mastered for effectiveness in the 21st Century. The purpose is to provide undergraduate majors with an authoritative reference source that will serve their research needs with more detailed information than encyclopedia entries but not as much jargon, detail or density as a journal article or a research handbook chapter.