Designed to help students understand communication processes in relationships and develop specific skills needed to create and maintain healthy ones, Inter-Act: Interpersonal Communication Concepts, Skills, and Contexts, Twelfth Edition, retains the features that have made this book so successful: a theory driven skills-based focus, an accessible tone and presentation, and a multitude of useful pedagogical tools. Lively and well-written, Inter-Act features numerous activities that enable students to relate their everyday experiences to their studies in communication. It also clearly illustrates how cultural, racial, and gender differences--as well as electronically mediated messages--alter what we should do to communicate effectively. With a strong focus on the importance of ethics, this leading text encourages students to develop their analytical abilities as they think critically about key concepts in interpersonal communication. Supplements: * Instructor's Manual(available in paperback and CD-ROM) includes an extensive Test Bank and suggested class activities. * Student Success Manual features study tips, chapter outlines and summaries, review questions, key terms, and critical thinking exercises. * Companion Website offers a wealth of resources for both students and instructors, including online self-testing and other study aids, links to a variety of communication-related websites, and qNow Playingq reviews of recent films.Designed to help students understand communication processes in relationships and develop specific skills needed to create and maintain healthy ones, Inter-Act: Interpersonal Communication Concepts, Skills, and Contexts, Twelfth Edition, ...
|Author||:||Kathleen S. Verderber, Rudolph F. Verderber, Cynthia Berryman-Fink|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 2009-05-01|