Looking Out Looking In

Looking Out  Looking In Author Ronald Adler
ISBN-10 9780840028174
Year 2013-01-01
Pages 448
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Used by more than a million students, LOOKING OUT/LOOKING IN, Fourteenth Edition, maintains its outstanding tradition of combining current information with a fun, reader-friendly voice that links course topics to your everyday life. You’ll discover how you will benefit from improving your interpersonal skills and sharpening your critical understanding of the communication process. Diverse and compelling examples illustrate and reinforce how communication skills can affect both the world around you and your own lives. Improve your relationships and your future career success with this engaging text that teaches interpersonal concepts through popular music, art, movies, and television. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cengage Advantage Books Looking Out Looking in

Cengage Advantage Books  Looking Out  Looking in Author Ronald B. Adler
ISBN-10 1305645340
Year 2016-01-06
Pages 448
Language en
Publisher Wadsworth Publishing
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A longtime favorite with millions of students, LOOKING OUT, LOOKING IN, 15th Edition equips you with practical communication concepts and skills you can immediately start applying in your personal relationships as well as on the job. Extremely reader friendly, the text connects the latest theories and research to real-world practice. The Fifteenth Edition includes an all-new Chapter 2 devoted to interpersonal communication and social media, while coverage of mediated communication is also integrated throughout. In addition, diverse examples, engaging readings, compelling cartoons, vibrant photos, and popular culture references bring chapter concepts to life.

Cengage Advantage Books Looking Out Looking in

Cengage Advantage Books  Looking Out  Looking in Author Ronald B. Adler
ISBN-10 1285070569
Year 2013-03-05
Pages 752
Language en
Publisher Wadsworth Publishing Company
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Used by more than a million students, LOOKING OUT/LOOKING IN, Fourteenth Edition, maintains its outstanding tradition of combining current information with a fun, reader-friendly voice that links course topics to your everyday life. You'll discover how you will benefit from improving your interpersonal skills and sharpening your critical understanding of the communication process. Diverse and compelling examples illustrate and reinforce how communication skills can affect both the world around you and your own lives. Improve your relationships and your future career success with this engaging text that teaches interpersonal concepts through popular music, art, movies, and television. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

Cengage Advantage Series Voyage of Discovery A Historical Introduction to Philosophy

Cengage Advantage Series  Voyage of Discovery  A Historical Introduction to Philosophy Author William F. Lawhead
ISBN-10 9781285965871
Year 2014-01-01
Pages 640
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Highly praised for its clarity and rich exposition, this history of philosophy text illustrates philosophy as a process and not just a collection of opinions or conclusions. Rather than simply reporting the positions of a given philosopher, Lawhead's prose assists students in retracing the thinker's intellectual journey. Students are invited to engage with each philosopher's intellectual process, drawing connections with their own lives and cultures. Metaphors, analogies, vivid images, concrete examples, common experiences, and diagrams demonstrate the concrete relevance of abstract arguments and their practical implications for contemporary society. This fourth edition of VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY: A HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY features new historical profiles and/or works representing such philosophers as Plato, St. Thomas Aquinas, Simone de Beauvoir, and Martha Nussbaum, among others. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Argumentation and Debate

Argumentation and Debate Author Austin J. Freeley
ISBN-10 9781285545851
Year 2013-01-01
Pages 544
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Widely praised, ARGUMENTATION AND DEBATE, 13E, uses a clear, concise, and engaging presentation that makes even complex material easy for students to understand. The authors have adapted the text over the years to match changing practices in debate and teaching while preserving classical and conventional approaches to learning debate. This edition retains its rhetorical roots with a flexible tone open to a diverse array of debate styles that is appropriate in the contemporary context. It values the importance of inclusion and sensitivity to differences of culture, gender, orientation, class and other factors as they impact communicative choices and argumentation. The authors have a preference for team topic evidence-based policy debate; however, the text strives to offer viable tools for a wide range of readers interested in improving their critical thinking for reasoned decision making. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Organizational Communication Approaches and Processes

Organizational Communication  Approaches and Processes Author Katherine Miller
ISBN-10 9781305142718
Year 2014-01-01
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION: APPROACHES AND PROCESSES presents organizational communication from both a communication and managerial perspective. Professor Miller's clear writing style and consistent use of examples and case studies result in a text that you'll find easy to understand. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Intercultural Communication A Reader

Intercultural Communication  A Reader Author Larry Samovar
ISBN-10 9781285077390
Year 2014-01-01
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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This eye-opening reader explores how communication values and styles can be similar or different for members of various cultures and communities. INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION: A READER focuses on practical strategies you can use to communicate more effectively in a variety of contexts, including interpersonal, rhetoric, group, business, education, health care, and organizational. This broad-based, highly engaging reader, compiled by the authors who defined the course, includes a balanced selection of articles-some commissioned solely for this text-that discusses the classic ideas that laid the groundwork for this field, as well as the latest research and ideas. Material is presented in such a way that you can read, understand, and then apply course concepts to your own life. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cengage Advantage Books The Speaker s Compact Handbook

Cengage Advantage Books  The Speaker s Compact Handbook Author Jo Sprague
ISBN-10 9781305854796
Year 2016-01-01
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Packing a wealth of information into a succinct resource, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE SPEAKER'S COMPACT HANDBOOK, 5th Edition, provides a comprehensive yet concise reference for the introductory public speaking course. An excellent value and useful to students in any major, this brief handbook grounded in academic research and practical experience features speech excerpts and full-speech examples, illustrations, and critical thinking questions that students can use on their journey to becoming effective public speakers. The spiral-bound format and flexible standalone chapters allow students to access the topics they need to create great speeches easily, while Key Points, Quick Tips, and Checklists help them stay on track. New Web Links features point students to additional information on related topics. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Gendered Lives

Gendered Lives Author Julia Wood
ISBN-10 9781305280274
Year 2016-01-01
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Written by leading gender communication scholars Julia T. Wood and Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz, GENDERED LIVES: COMMUNICATION, GENDER, & CULTURE, 12E provides the latest theories, research, and pragmatic information to help readers think critically about gender and society. The book demonstrates the multiple and often interactive ways a person’s views of masculinity and femininity are shaped within contemporary culture. It offers balanced coverage of different sexes, genders, and sexual orientations. In addition, the 12th Edition includes expanded coverage of gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgender people as well as new discussions of work-life balance, transgender issues on campus, bullying in school, gender and health, and reproductive violence. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Fundamental Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

Fundamental Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences Author David Howell
ISBN-10 9781305652972
Year 2016-02-19
Pages 649
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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FUNDAMENTAL STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES focuses on providing the context of statistics in behavioral research, while emphasizing the importance of looking at data before jumping into a test. This practical approach provides students with an understanding of the logic behind the statistics, so they understand why and how certain methods are used -- rather than simply carry out techniques by rote. Students move beyond number crunching to discover the meaning of statistical results and appreciate how the statistical test to be employed relates to the research questions posed by an experiment. Written in an informal style, the text provides an abundance of real data and research studies that provide a real-life perspective and help students learn and understand concepts. In alignment with current trends in statistics in the behavioral sciences, the text emphasizes effect sizes and meta-analysis, and integrates frequent demonstrations of computer analyses through SPSS and R. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Speaker s Handbook Spiral bound Version

The Speaker s Handbook  Spiral bound Version Author Jo Sprague
ISBN-10 9781305537514
Year 2015-01-01
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Helping students speak in the classroom and the boardroom, THE SPEAKER'S HANDBOOK, 11e covers the entire process of preparing, organizing, developing, and delivering a speech-making it the ideal text for students taking a public speaking course as well as an excellent reference for experienced speakers. The handbook continues to offer thorough coverage of ethics, reasoning, analyzing audience, and diversity. Each chapter is designed to stand alone so that speakers can refer only to the sections that meet their needs. Vivid new graphics in the Eleventh Edition help illustrate key concepts. Speeches from students and public figures-including President Obama's commemorative speech on the death of Nelson Mandela-provide relevant speech models as well as material for analysis. Features such as For Your Benefit equip students with valuable tips and advice, while Speaker's Workshop and Putting It into Practice activities give students plenty of hands-on application. In addition, new Learning Objectives and updated Checklists help students review what they've learned. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Communicating for Results A Guide for Business and the Professions

Communicating for Results  A Guide for Business and the Professions Author Cheryl Hamilton
ISBN-10 9781111842161
Year 2013-01-28
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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This best-selling text will show you the basic concepts and techniques you need to successfully communicate in today’s business world, regardless of your current level of business experience. Covering every aspect of the communication process, COMMUNICATING FOR RESULTS: A GUIDE FOR BUSINESS AND THE PROFESSIONS, Tenth Edition, will give you a competitive edge in any business situation--from the initial interview to making skilled presentations (complete with professional visual aids) to assuming a leadership role. In addition, you’ll find online video clips of common professional scenarios paired with the concepts from the text give you a realistic glimpse into the business world. COMMUNICATING FOR RESULTS: A GUIDE FOR BUSINESS AND THE PROFESSIONS, Tenth Edition, is your opportunity to see how theory translates into practical action--and how that knowledge will help you improve your chance of career success! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Public Speaking Choice and Responsibility

Public Speaking  Choice and Responsibility Author William Keith
ISBN-10 9780495569862
Year 2013-01-01
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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A practical and up-to-date public speaking text based on rhetorical theory, with the theme of the role of choices and civic engagement/responsibility integrated throughout in narrative, features, and examples; features a description of the audience as a public to which the speaker belongs, rather than as a separate entity defined only by demographics. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Business and Professional Communication in the Global Workplace

Business and Professional Communication in the Global Workplace Author H. Goodall, Jr.
ISBN-10 9780495567387
Year 2009-01-26
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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What communication skills are essential in today’s global economy? BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION IN THE GLOBAL WORKPLACE, Third Edition, provides a strong theoretical foundation of organizational communication for the business and professional communication course. Featuring coverage of the most up-to-date skill set available, the book considers the rapid changes in professional communication due to the global economy, advances in information technology, and an increasingly diverse workforce. The authors’ engaging narrative style, the unique CCCD model (Choosing, Creating, Coordinating, and Delivering) for building presentation competencies, and an integrated companion website combine to provide today’s definitive resource on professional communications. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Listening

Listening Author Debra Worthington
ISBN-10 9781317346760
Year 2015-09-21
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Routledge
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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.