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Essentials of Human Communication, 10th edition

  • Joseph A. DeVito

Published by Pearson (January 14th 2019) - Copyright © 2020

10th edition

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Overview

For courses in Introduction to Speech Communication

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Essentials of Human Communication provides a streamlined overview of the essential theories, research, and especially the skills of human communication, highlighting practical applications in the workplace and beyond. Author Joseph DeVito gives students the knowledge and tools they need to build greater competence in three key spheres: interpersonal communication, small group communication, and public speaking. The 10th Edition fully integrates the latest research as well as updated examples, photos, and cartoons to keep the text current and pedagogically effective.

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Table of contents

PART 1: FOUNDATIONS OF HUMAN COMMUNICATION
1. The Essentials of Human Communication
2. Perception of Self and Others
3. Listening in Human Communication
4. Verbal Messages
5. Nonverbal Messages
 
PART 2: INTERPERSONAL AND SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
6. Interpersonal Communication and Conversation
7. Interpersonal Relationships
8. Managing Interpersonal Conflict
9. Small Group Communication
10. Members and Leaders in Small Group Communication
 
PART 3: PUBLIC SPEAKING
11. Public Speaking Preparation (Steps 1–6)
12. Public Speaking Preparation and Delivery (Steps 7–10)
13. The Informative Speech
14. The Persuasive Speech

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