Understanding Human Communication

Understanding Human Communication


  • Author : Ronald Brian Adler
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Communication
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  • ISBN 10 : 0155032860

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Understanding Human Communication Book Description :
Now in its ninth edition, this classic book retains the features that have made it the best-selling introductory human communication text in the field: an engaging and reader-friendly sty an inviting visual design that includes high-interest marginalia on virtually every pa up-to-date information on technology, gender, and cultural diversity; and everyday applications based on solid research and theory. Maintaining the quality of presentation and student-focused pedagogy that have characterized previous editions, Understanding Human Communication, Ninth Edition, incorporates updated examples and coverage of current communication theory. It continues to equip students with effective communication skills that will make a difference in their everyday li...

Essential Communication

Essential Communication


  • Author : Professor Emeritus Ronald Adler
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2018-12-14
  • Genre: Communication
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  • ISBN 10 : 0190650087

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Essential Communication Book Description :
This is no ordinary textbook. With its revamped design, highly visual features, and concise coverage, the second edition of Essential Communication is a practical, interactive guide for students. Exercises and self-quizzes help students reflect on their own communication patterns and improve their skills. Focused on the fundamentals, every element of this text helps students become better communicators online, in person, at home, and at work....

Mass Media in a Changing World 2009

Mass Media in a Changing World 2009


  • Author : George Rodman
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
  • Release Date : 2008-02-29
  • Genre: Social Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 0077257308

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Mass Media in a Changing World 2009 Book Description :
This engaging new text introduces students to the world of media through a unique structure that makes the material easily intelligible and meaningful to their lives. Each chapter is divided into three-part narrative sections: history, industry, and controversy. Mass Media in a Changing World is the story of where the media came from, why they do what they do, and why those actions cause controversies. The updated edition features updated statistics and current examples, including the Web 2.0, the firing of Don Imus, coverage of the shootings at Virginia Tech, citizen journalism and blogs, and much more!...

Communication Between Cultures
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Communication Between Cultures


  • Author : Larry A. Samovar
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2012-02-03
  • Genre: Social Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781133710301

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Communication Between Cultures Book Description :
This bestselling intercultural communication text gives students an understanding and appreciation of different cultures and helps them develop practical skills for improving their communication with people from other cultures. COMMUNICATION BETWEEN CULTURES is renowned for being the only text on the market to consistently emphasize religion and history as key variables in intercultural communication. Packed with the latest research and filled with numerous compelling examples that force students to examine their own assumptions and cultural biases, this book helps students understand the subtle and profound ways culture affects communication. The book is divided into four interrelated parts: Part I introduces the study of communication and culture; ...

Technology and Psychological Well being

Technology and Psychological Well being


  • Author : Yair Amichai-Hamburger
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-09-10
  • Genre: Psychology
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781139481052

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Technology and Psychological Well being Book Description :
In the modern world we are surrounded by technology. Gadgets such as cell phones, portable computers, and electronic diaries accompany us throughout the day. But is this a good thing? Are we being served by these technological wonders, or have we become enslaved by them? Does constant availability via technology make us more efficient or more stressed? Is our ability to connect with others all over the world, day or night, making us more sociable or turning us into recluses in a virtual world? This book considers the impact of technology on the different spheres of our life - work, home, family and leisure - and assesses ways in which to build better communication between technology developers and society to ensure that technology enhances our lives ...

Inside Greenwich Village

Inside Greenwich Village


  • Author : Gerald W. McFarland
  • Publisher : Liverpool University Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: History
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  • ISBN 10 : 1558495029

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Inside Greenwich Village Book Description :
A vibrant portrait of a celebrated urban enclave at the turn of the twentieth century....

Film Music  A History

Film Music A History


  • Author : James Wierzbicki
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2009-01-21
  • Genre: Music
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781135851422

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Film Music A History Book Description :
Film Music: A History explains the development of film music by considering large-scale aesthetic trends and structural developments alongside socioeconomic, technological, cultural, and philosophical circumstances. The book’s four large parts are given over to Music and the "Silent" Film (1894--1927), Music and the Early Sound Film (1895--1933), Music in the "Classical-Style" Hollywood Film (1933--1960), and Film Music in the Post-Classic Period (1958--2008). Whereas most treatments of the subject are simply chronicles of "great film scores" and their composers, this book offers a genuine history of film music in terms of societal changes and technological and economic developments within the film industry. Instead of celebrating film-music master...

The Greenwood Dictionary of Education

The Greenwood Dictionary of Education


  • Author : John William Collins
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Education
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  • ISBN 10 : 0897748603

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The Greenwood Dictionary of Education Book Description :
Provides authoritative definitions written by practitioners or researchers for more than 2,600 terms used in educational research, practice, and theory....

Writing the Research Paper  A Handbook

Writing the Research Paper A Handbook


  • Author : Anthony Winkler
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Education
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781133169024

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Writing the Research Paper A Handbook Book Description :
WRITING THE RESEARCH PAPER: A HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition, is an easily accessible handbook that provides students with simple, specific information on the conventions of the research paper. With its easy-to-digest steps that demystify the writing process, this handbook enables students to work independently in the creation of their research papers-throughout their college careers and beyond. Comprehensive, up-to-date information is conveyed in a calm and reassuring voice that encourages students to turn to any section of the text at any time for immediate, expert assistance. Each self-contained section is as concise as possible, and can be effectively used in any order, depending on the needs of the individual and course. Important Notice: Media conten...