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ISBN-13 9780205632701ISBN-10 020563270X
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ISBN-10 0-205-60930-9ISBN-13 978-0-205-60930-7
Author(s): Steven A. Beebe; Susan J. Beebe; Diana K. Ivy
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2010 Pages: 512
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Communicationhelps students see the relationships among the concepts, skills, theories, and contexts of communication by anchoring the content around five fundamental communication principles.

Written by experienced and highly regarded textbook authors and teachers, Communication: Principles for a Lifetime provides students with all the theory and skills necessary in the introductory course–in a manner that helps them apply what they’ve learned throughout their lives. Understanding that the challenge in any basic communication course is teaching students the myriad of skills, principles, and theories without overwhelming them, Beebe, Beebe, and Ivy emphasize five key principles of communication throughout their book:

·    Be aware of your communication with yourself and others.

·    Effectively use and interpret verbal messages.

·    Effectively use and interpret nonverbal messages.

·    Listen and respond thoughtfully to others.

·    Appropriately adapt messages to others.

Providing both comprehensive and cutting-edge content about communication organized around these five themes, Beebe, Beebe, and Ivy cover all of the topics expected in the basic course in a manner that will help both instructors and their students organize the range of material.

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