Communicate! by Patrick LaheyCommunicate! by Patrick Lahey


byPatrick Lahey, Mary Trant, Rudolph F. Verderber

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Using a clear, concise writing style that is engaging and straightforward, Communicate! combines theory, skills, practice, and competency evaluation to guide students towards genuine communication competence. Communicate! features information and examples that are relevant and meaningful to readers in our modern, multicultural Canadian society. The text integrates four central themes especially pertinent to communication in professional and academic contexts in Canada today: communication and culture, communication and gender, communication ethics, and communication and technology. The First Canadian Edition of Communicate! continues to utilize a reliable six-step teaching model, successfully integrated through ten U.S. editions, by providing: explanations of communication theories that provide the foundation for specific skills, examples which enable students to identify effective skill usage, analysis of the steps involved in the performance of skills, practice in following the steps to perform the skills, self-assessment through which students can work toward mastery of key skills, and a review.
Rudolph F. Verderber is Distinguished Teaching Professor of Communication Emeritus at the University of Cincinnati and former National Speaker's Association Professor of the Year -- as well as one of the all-time best-selling communication studies authors. The strength of his basic texts lies in his ability to explain and exemplify con...
Title:Communicate!Format:PaperbackDimensions:520 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.75 inPublished:August 9, 2004Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176415904

ISBN - 13:9780176415907

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Table of Contents

Part One: Foundations of CommunicationChapter 1: Communication PerspectivesChapter 2: Perception of Self and OthersChapter 3: Verbal CommunicationChapter 4: Nonverbal CommunicationChapter 5: ListeningPart Two: Interpersonal CommunicationChapter 6: ConversationChapter 7: Self-disclosure and FeedbackChapter 8: Communication in RelationshipsChapter 9: Interpersonal Communication Across CulturesPart Three: Group CommunicationChapter 10: Participating in Group CommunicationChapter 11: Member Roles and Leadership in GroupsPart Four: Public CommunicationChapter 12: Preparing to SpeakChapter 13: Organizing Informative and Persuasive SpeechesChapter 14: Presenting a SpeechPart Five: Communicating in the WorkplaceChapter 15: The Job SearchChapter 16: Communication in Organizations