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Human Communication: The Basic Course, 14th edition

  • Joseph A. DeVito

Published by Pearson (May 9th 2017) - Copyright © 2018

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ISBN-13: 9780134409450

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book.

For courses in Introduction to Communication

 

A comprehensive overview of the theory, research, and skills of communication

Human Communication: The Basic Course provides an in-depth look at the fundamental concepts and principles of human communication. Writing for students with little prior background in the discipline, author Joseph DeVito provides the significant foundation needed for more specialized study of interpersonal, small group, and organizational communication, as well as public speaking. The Fourteenth Edition fully integrates the latest research as well as new examples, exercises, and photos to keep the text current and pedagogically effective.

 

Human Communication: The Basic Course, Fourteenth Edition is also available via Revel™, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.

Table of contents

PART I: FOUNDATIONS OF HUMAN COMMUNICATION

1. Fundamentals of Human Communication

2. Culture and Communication

3. Perception of Self and Others

4. Listening in Human Communication

5. Verbal Messages

6. Nonverbal Messages

 

PART II: INTERPERSONAL, SMALL GROUP, AND ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION

7. Interpersonal Communication and Conversation

8. Interpersonal Relationship Stages and Theories

9. Friends, Lovers, and Families

10. Small Group Communication

11. Members and Leaders

12. Human Communication in the Workplace: Organizational Communication

13. Interpersonal, Group, and Workplace Conflict

 

PART III: PUBLIC SPEAKING

14. Public Speaking Topics, Audiences, and Research

15. Supporting and Organizing Your Speech

16. Style and Delivery in Public Speaking

17. The Informative Speech

18. The Persuasive Speech

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