This market-leading text is continually praised by reviewers for its clear, practical, and successful method of training students to master the skills of human communication. COMMUNICATE! covers all the basics of intra- and interpersonal communication, small group communication, and public speaking with a consistent model of theoretical explanation supported by numerous practical examples, activities, sample scenarios and speeches. This strategy allows students to immediately understand how the text's materials apply to their own lives and how they can make better-informed choices when communicating in any situation, with anyone. Help your students become ethical, competent communicators for a mediated world, with COMMUNICATE!
Table of Contents
1. Communication Perspectives. 2. Perception of Self and Others. 3. Communicating Verbally. 4. Communicating through Nonverbal Behaviors. 5. Communicating across Cultures. 6. Communicating in Relationships. 7. Listening and Responding. 8. Developing Intimacy in Relationships: Self-Disclosure, Feedback, and Conflict Resolution. 9. Interviewing. 10. Participating in Group Communication. 11. Members' Roles and Leadership in Groups. 12. Developing Your Topic and Doing Your Research. 13. Organizing Your Speech. 14. Adapting Verbally and Visually. 15. Overcoming Speech Apprehension by Preparing Delivery. 16. Informative Speaking. 17. Persuasive Speaking.