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Medical Communication: Defining the Discipline

Author(s): Theodore A Avtgis, Edward P Polack

Communication-related issues lead to thousands of deaths annually. The NEW Second Edition Medical Communication: Defining the Discipline creates a more health-conscious society by presenting unique and groundbreaking perspectives on communication in the practice of everyday healthcare – increasin...

Contemporary Communication Theory

Author(s): Dominic Infante, Andrew S Rancer, Theodore A Avtgis, Erina L. MacGeorge

Striking a balance in coverage between the extremes of analyzing too many or too few theories, Contemporary Communication Theory examines important theory building activity in the field of communication. The text continues the tradition of being primarily social science based yet includes research a...

Making an Impact: Facilitating Student Success with Lessons from Instructional Communication and Educational Psychology

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 interacti...

Straight Talk About Communication Research Methods

Author(s): Christine S Davis, Kenneth A Lachlan

Researchers are like detectives. Both are trying to find something out. Both are asking and answering questions. Both are trying to put together a puzzle to come up with a solution. In both, answering questions leads to more questions. And, in both, seeing patterns is crucial to solving the puzzle. ...

#Think: Critical Thinking about Social Problems

Author(s): Vera Kennedy, Romney Norwood, Matthew Ari Jendian

Strengthen your students’ social awareness and increase civic involvement… #Think: Critical Thinking about Social Problems is a groundbreaking social problems publication that features an unprecedented fusion of integrated lectures and sociological applications that emphasize critical thinking pr...

Leadership: Communication and Social Influence in Personal and Professional Contexts

Author(s): Ralph A. Gigliotti, Brent D Ruben, Christine Goldthwaite

Regardless of one’s formal leadership title, academic major, or desired career path, leadership and communication are critical for success. Leadership: Communication and Social Influence in Personal and Professional Contexts invites the reader to develop a more comprehensive understanding of lead...

Consumer Behavior: An Applied Approach

Author(s): Nessim Hanna, Richard Wozniak, Margaret Hanna

The positive turn in our economy since the Great Recession of 2007 through 2009 has reconfigured our outlook with regard to employment, inflation, and energy prices, as well as our willingness to spend and consume ...The recent trend toward increasing global cooperation among blocks of countries was...

Project Management Using Microsoft Project 2013 - Academic Version

Author(s): Augustus J Cicala

Project Management Using Microsoft Project 2013: A Training and Reference Guide for Project Managers Using Standard, Professional, Server, Web Application and Project Online introduces readers to the project manager’s perspective on the latest version of Microsoft Project, Microsoft Project 2013. Th...

Writing and Reporting for Digital Media

Author(s): Raul Reis, KATHERINE V. MACMILLIN, Michael Scott Sheerin

One of the effects of digital technologies in our lives has been to speed up the pace of everything—from the way we communicate with each other to the way we receive and process news. This sense of speed, urgency and immediacy, which was always part of news production, has been taken almost to an ex...

Casing the Family: Theoretical and Applied Approaches to Understanding Family Communication

Author(s): Sarah Symonds-LeBlanc, Sydney O'Shay

New Second Edition Now Available!There is no one strict definition of family communication, because each family is different.Sarah Symonds LeBlanc and Sydney O’Shay's Casing the Family: Theoretical and Applied Approaches to Understanding Family Communication fuses case studies with communication the...