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Author(s): Barbara Breaden
Speaking to Persuade addresses controversy as a constructive social phenomenon. By framing persuasion as a cooperative act that relies on dialectical interchange between speakers and listeners, it provides a roadmap for achieving productive civic engagement in democratic societies.
This fourth edition once more translates theory into practice, first with its emphasis on invention and critical thinking to formulate ideas, and second by providing practice in the rhetorical canons, for example through
Becoming Aware: A Text/Workbook for Human Relations and Personal Adjustment assists the reader in the process of becoming more aware of themselves and others through the most interactive learning process found in any textbook.
Communication is everywhere in our daily lives. Whether we are interacting with a friend or with a supervisor, in today’s society, the ability to communicate effectively is imperative.
Communicating in Your Personal, Professional & Public Lives covers a wide range of relevant topics that provide a solid foundation of communication studies and highlight the importance of communication in every aspect of our lives.
By providing students theory and practical skills, Public Speaking: Essentials for Excellence prepares students to become effective public speakers in various speaking situations they may encounter in their lives (business presentations, tributes, eulogies, commencement addresses, small group, and more).
Public Speaking: Essentials for Excellence clarifies concepts in three parts:
Author(s): Robert Insley
Business communication instructors and trainers must prepare students and employees to communicate effectively and efficiently in the ever-changing and increasingly global business environment.
Communicating in Business fuses a text with continuously-updated website resources that provide a comprehensive, introductory business communication textbook that serves university, junior college, and community college students from a variety of disciplines, as well as corporate and government personnel.
We are all health communicators - whether it is interacting with our medical practitioners, wearing a fitness tracker, giving encouraging words to a friend or family member, or searching for health information online.
Author(s): San Bolkan
Flourish as an instructor by learning about what behaviors lead to student success!
Making an Impact: Facilitating Student Success with Lessons from Instructional Communication and Educational Psychology helps readers become better instructors by changing the way they think about their interactions with students.
Communication ethics is imperative in the 21st century as the prevalence of conflicting opinions endangers successful, respectful communication.
Interpersonal Communication: Building Rewarding Relationships reflects the countless societal, cultural, and technological changes that have influenced the ways in which we experience, discuss, and research relationships in a variety of contexts.