Written in a warm and lively style and packed with learning tools, The Basics of Communication offers an engaging look at the inseparable connection between relationships and communication. Steve Duck and David T. McMahan combine theory and application to introduce students to fundamental communication concepts. Their book also provides practical instruction on communicating interpersonally, in groups, in interviews and on making effective presentations. The authors encourage students to think critically, to link communication theory to their own experiences, and to improve their communication skills in the process.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 ... Waiting for a functional plane seems much better than facing possible mechanical problems after takeoff; however, this ... Likewise, an auto mechanic may explain, aYou can either replace the serpentine belt in your car now or face beinganbsp;...
|Title||:||The Basics of Communication|
|Author||:||Steve Duck, David T. McMahan|
|Publisher||:||SAGE - 2011-01-01|