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Communication: Making Connections, 10th edition

  • William J. Seiler
  • Melissa L. Beall
  • Joseph P. Mazer

Published by Pearson (April 12th 2019) - Copyright © 2017

10th edition

Overview

Connect. Communicate. Thrive.
REVEL™ for Communication: Making Connections helps students make connections in their daily lives, communicate more effectively, and succeed in our ever-changing world. Authors William Seiler, Melissa Beall, and Joseph Mazer balance a thorough — yet straightforward — explanation of basic principles with a solid theoretical foundation, backed by the most up-to-date research. REVEL for the Tenth Edition has been revised to ensure it is fresher, more useful, and more engaging than previous editions. Relevant examples, thought-provoking questions, and signature boxed features enhance the learning experience and guide students in mastering their objectives.

REVEL is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, REVEL is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience — for less than the cost of a traditional textbook.

NOTE: REVEL is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone REVEL access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use REVEL.

Table of contents

PART I: MAKING CONNECTIONS THROUGH COMMUNICATION
1. Connecting Process and Principles
2. Connecting Perception and Communication
3. Connecting Self and Communication
4. Connecting through Verbal Communication
5. Connecting through Nonverbal Communication
6. Connecting Listening and Thinking in the Communication Process

PART II: CONNECTING IN THE PUBLIC CONTEXT

7. Selecting a Topic and Connecting to the Audience
8. Research: Gathering and Using Information
9. Organizing and Outlining Your Speech
10. Managing Anxiety and Apprehension When Delivering Your Speech
11. Informative Speaking
12. Persuasive Speaking

PART III: CONNECTING IN THE RELATIONAL CONTEXTS
13. Interpersonal Communication: A Theoretical Foundation
14. Developing and Maintaining Relationships: From Formation to Dissolution
15. Group and Team Communication
16. Participating in Groups and Teams

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