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Author(s): Robert A Brymer, Rhett Brymer, Lisa N. Cain, Marissa Orlowski
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Author(s): David Keith Westerman, Nicholas David Bowman, Kenneth A Lachlan
Computers allow us to do things today that were barely dreamed of 60 years ago. Today, computers and networks provide us a personal space in which we can share our innermost thoughts and feelings on a large network with others.
Introduction to Mediated Communication explains and discusses mediated communication through a functional approach - focusing attention on how people use computer technology to accomplish their communication functions.
Author(s): Ann Bainbridge Frymier
Students want to learn how to persuade parents, teachers, and classmates.
Teachers often view a skills approach as too limiting and focus on theories of persuasion.
Author(s): Marsha Fralick
3rd Edition Now Available!
Career Success helps students increase self-understanding by exploring their personality types, multiple intelligences, interests, and values along with matching careers. It provides information on current career trends, the career decision making process, educational planning, and researching career information and outlook.
Author(s): David Lapakko
Argumentation: Critical Thinking in Action explores a wide variety of issues and concepts connected to making arguments, responding to the arguments of others, and using good critical thinking skills to analyze persuasive communication.
Based on feedback from users and instructors, the new fifth edition of David Lapakko’s Argumentation: Critical Thinking in Action:
Author(s): Steven Beebe, Timothy Mottet, K. David Roach
Communication competencies are among the most coveted skills on the planet—whether applied in the workplace, social settings, or at home.
Training and Development: Enhancing Talent for the 21st Century teaches people how to develop essential communication and leadership talent. It is not just a book about training; it is a book that prescribes how to do training.
Author(s): Susan Clutter, Leggie Boone, David McGill
Crime scene investigation isn't an academic, cut-and-dry process. There is no set of ideal procedures that universally applies to all crime scene processing.
Isn't it time for a textbook that reflected that?
Author(s): Cynthia Mckenney, Ursula K. Schuch, Amanda Chau
As concerns for our environment have increased globally, the study of plants has evolved to address these issues.
The updated course content of the 2nd edition of Introductory Plant Science: Investigating the Green World introduces students to some of the NEW cutting edge discoveries and updates in nomenclature. The expanded course content includes sample syllabi, an instructor’s manual, exams, quiz questions, and PowerPoint® presentations.
Author(s): Shawn Wahl, Jake Simmons, Jeffrey McCune, Jr.
Where groups of people gather, there is always an elephant in the room: difference.
Elephants are remarkable, complex creatures which take up much space. Likewise, matters of race, culture, and difference require creative and complicated conversations—which moves us beyond “we are all alike” or “we all matter”—to understanding the significance of difference, as both a gift and a challenge.
Author(s): Ronald C. Arnett, Leeanne McManus, Amanda McKendree
We live in an age of ethical disputes, making conflict inevitable as we meet others with contrasting ethical positions and contrary communicative expectations. An ethical position held with conviction frequently generates conflict when one encounters another with a differing ethical standpoint embraced with equal assurance.
Conflict Between Persons: The Origins of Leadership conceptualizes communication and conflict as a pragmatically essential everyday education for future leadership.