Now with four chapters devoted to preparing and delivering effective informative, persuasive, and special occasion presentations, Communication in Everyday Life, The Basic Course Edition with Public Speaking by Steve Duck and David T. McMahan helps students develop the skills and knowledge they need to enhance their daily lives through a deeper understanding of the inseparable connection between relationships and communication. This new alternate version gives practical instruction on communicating interpersonally, in groups, and with technology; and provides unique coverage of, social media and technology, and workplace communication. Diverse, classroom-tested pedagogical features in every chapter encourage students to think critically, link communication theory to their own experiences, apply the content to their own personal and professional lives, and improve their communication skills. Written in an informal and conversational tone, the book conveys the authorsa enthusiasm for the material and includes examples and discussions that encompass and recognize a wide range of cultures, ages, and demographic groups.Just because the dealership sold a faulty car once does not mean it will sell another defective car. ... When talking about the cost of higher education, you might hear aI find it difficult to fathom that you insist on addressing ... During an argument between romantic partners, you might hear the following use of a red herring: aWhy are we talking about me going out ... Likewise, an auto mechanic may explain, aYou can either replace the serpentine belt in your car now or face being strandedanbsp;...
|Title||:||Communication in Everyday Life: The Basic Course Edition with Public Speaking|
|Author||:||Steve W. Duck, David T. McMahan|
|Publisher||:||SAGE Publications - 2013-12-23|