Communication

Author: Steven A. Beebe
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205426676
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Designed to help students see the relationships among the concepts, skills, theories, and contexts of communication, this text anchors all discussion around five fundamental principles: * Be aware of your communication with yourself and others * Effectively use and interpret verbal messages * Effectively use and interpret nonverbal messages * Listen and respond thoughtfully to others * Appropriately adapt messages to others Providing both comprehensive and cutting-edge content about communication organized around these five themes, this text covers all of the topics expected in the basic course in a manner that will help both instructors and their students organize the extensive range of material.

Communication

Author: Steven A. Beebe
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780133882483
Format: PDF, Docs
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NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide. Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. "For courses in Introduction to Communication that take a mainstream rather than a survey approach" "This package includes MyCommunicationLab(R)" A five-principles approach that helps students build practical communication skills "Communication: Principles for a Lifetime "was designed to address the biggest challenge when teaching Introduction to Communication: how to present the variety of fundamental theory and skills without overwhelming learners. By organizing the text around five key principles of communication, authors Steven Beebe, Susan Beebe, and Diana Ivy help students to see the interplay among communication concepts, skills, and contexts. The sixth edition retains this successful five-principles framework, and adds updated content and a new learning architecture that better helps students build, and use, strong communication skills -- in the course and beyond. Enhance learning with MyCommunicationLab MyCommunicationLab for the Introduction to Communication course extends learning online, engaging students and improving results. Media resources with assignments bring concepts to life, and offer students opportunities to practice applying what they've learned. And MediaShare offers an easy, mobile way for students and instructors to interact and engage with speeches, visual aids, group projects, and other files. Please note: this version of MyCommunicationLab does not include an eText. "Communication: Principles for a Lifetime," Sixth Edition is also available via REVEL(TM), an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn. Learn more. 0134126890 / 9780134126890 Communication: Principles for a Lifetime plus MyCommunicationLab for Introduction to Communication -- Access Card Package, 6/e Package consists of: - 0133753824 / 9780133753820 Communication: Principles for a Lifetime, 6/e - 0133882942 / 9780133882940 MyCommunicationLab for Introduction to Communication Valuepack Access Card

GenderSpeak

Author: Diana K. Ivy
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205825479
Format: PDF, Docs
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Updated in a new 5th edition, GenderSpeak examines attitudes, gender identities, and stereotypes that characterize communication in relationships. Focused on communication about as well as between men and women, this practical and readable text connects material to the reader's everyday life. GenderSpeak provides a balanced approach to the study of gender communication, presenting current research and a variety of perspectives and sources, while minimizing slant or bias.

The Nonverbal Self

Author: Diana K. Ivy
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205474813
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Nonverbal Self offers a tightly-organized, streamlined approach to the vast topic of nonverbal communication. Throughout the book, the authors strive to achieve a balance of theory and application so that readers gain a fundamental understanding of nonverbal scholarship and can apply the highly practical information to their own lives and relationships.

What Every Student Should Know about Avoiding Plagiarism

Author: Linda Stern
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780321446893
Format: PDF
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Students will take plagiarism seriously and understand its consequences with this timely and effective supplement. Here, source usage methods -- summary, paraphrase and quotation -- are explained, with examples. The most common types of plagiarism are discussed, from simple mistakes such as forgetting to use quotation marks when using someone else's exact words, or failing to acknowledge another's thoughts and ideas, to wholesale fraudulence, such as purchasing student papers from online sites and claiming them as one's own work. A brief essential guide to citing sources using both MLA and APA documentation styles is also included.

What Every Student Should Know about Practicing Peer Review

Author: Michelle Trim
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780321448484
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This helpful guide teaches students how to effectively and constructively evaluate each other's work -- a common requirement in first-year writing courses. Students are taught what to look for in a paper during various stages of the writing process (thesis, outline, supporting details, and so forth), and how to give the most effective and useful feedback. Different methods for practicing peer review, such as in-class, one-on-one, collaborative, are discussed with special attention given to online peer evaluation.

What Every Student Should Know about Study Skills

Author: Enid Leonard
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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What Every Student Should Know About Study Skills teaches students the study skills they need to master for college success. The strategy-development activities throughout the book allow student to assess their learning styles, improve time management and stress management, and become active learners. The What Every Student Should Know About... series is a collection of guide books designed to help students with specific topics that are important in a number of different college courses. Instructors can package any one of these booklets with their Allyn & Bacon/Longman textbook for no additional charge, or the booklets can be purchased separately. Consult your local Allyn & Bacon/Longman representative for more details.

Introduction to Communication First Edition

Author: Joshua Dickhaus
Publisher: Cognella Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781516503346
Format: PDF, ePub
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Introduction to Mass Communication: People, Platforms, and Practices features readings that prompt students to reflect on and discuss diverse topics in communication disciplines, ethics, and history. Students learn about major subject areas in communication, such as journalism and strategic communication, as well as various platforms including print, radio, film, comic books, television, video games, and social media. Each chapter features one or two readings that give students a sense of the history, practices, changes, and challenges within a specific area. The selections are organized into five primary units that cover the nature of mass communication, public reception of media, traditional methods of media engagement, modern mediums of engagement, and the impact and influence of global media. Specific topics include media convergence, participatory culture, media literacy, and censorship. Each chapter includes an original introduction that places the readings in appropriate context for students who are new to the discipline. Rich in factual information about a field that has enormous reach and economic influence, yet remains intensely personal in its uses and impact on users, Introduction to Mass Communication is an appropriate textbook for introductory communication courses. Joshua Dickhaus holds a Ph.D. in mass communication from the University of Alabama. Dr. Dickhaus is a faculty member at Bradley University, where he teaches courses within the sports communication major. Sara Baker Netzley earned her Ph.D. in mass communication and media arts at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. A faculty member at Bradley University, Dr. Netzley teaches and advises students who are studying journalism.

What every student should know about citing sources with APA documentation

Author: Chalon Anderson
Publisher: Pearson College Div
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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What Every Student Should Know About Citing Sources with APA Documentationprovides specific instructions on writing and referencing in the American Psychological Association (APA) style and includes an example APA manuscript and exercises to allow the reader to practice using the various components of the APA style.