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Essential Communication
by Ronald Adler and George Rodman and Athena Du Pre


Overview - Concise, compact, and visually exciting, Essential Communication is a fresh approach to human communication. Written by renowned author team Ron Adler, George Rodman, and Athena du Pr , the text more accurately reflects the way that today's students communicate yet still includes more substantive content than other brief books on the market.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Concise, compact, and visually exciting, Essential Communication is a fresh approach to human communication. Written by renowned author team Ron Adler, George Rodman, and Athena du Pr , the text more accurately reflects the way that today's students communicate yet still includes more substantive content than other brief books on the market. Filled with skills-oriented concepts and learning objectives, Essential Communication is salient, practical, and engaging.

KEY FEATURES
* A perfect balance of scholarship and practicality in a format that is comprehensive yet concise
* The most comprehensive and practical coverage of issues affecting communication in contemporary life-like social media, ethics, culture, and professionalism-in multiple contexts
* Early, integrated, and effective coverage of public speaking that encourages students to be more confident and effective communicators earlier in the course
* Superior ancillary materials, including an Annotated Instructor's Edition for professors and Dashboard, a reliable and easy-to-use online homework system for students, make it easy for anyone to use this text
* Three concise chapters devoted to interpersonal communication (Chapters 7-9) reflect the increased emphasis in this course on communication in relationships with friends, family members, and romantic partners
* An entire chapter devoted to the practical essentials of communicating for success in the workplace (Chapter 10) takes students step-by-step through the process of finding, getting, and keeping a job and communicating successfully with bosses, employees, and coworkers
* Contemporary photos and captions highlight popular movies, television shows, and pop culture, prompting students to think critically about their own communication
* Questions in the margins prompt students to think critically about the essential concepts in each major section


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  • ISBN-13: 9780199342365
  • ISBN-10: 0199342369
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publish Date: January 2015
  • Page Count: 448
  • Dimensions: 9.9 x 8 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.76 pounds


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