Interpersonal Communication for Canadians: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Paperback | September 11, 2007

byJennifer Maclennan

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Praised by reviewers for its straightforward, student-friendly presentation of important concepts and ideas, Interpersonal Communication for Canadians draws from a variety of academic disciplines to provide students with a thorough yet concise introduction to interpersonal communication.Written by best-selling author Jennifer MacLennan, this exciting new Canadian text explores key themes in interpersonal relations using an interdisciplinary approach that combines a comprehensive theoretical understanding with practical skill development. At the same time, the text challengesstudents to think critically about interpersonal relations and encourages them to develop their own interpretive skills. Rich in pedagogy and 100% Canadian, ICC is the essential text for students taking introductory courses in interpersonal communication.

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Praised by reviewers for its straightforward, student-friendly presentation of important concepts and ideas, Interpersonal Communication for Canadians draws from a variety of academic disciplines to provide students with a thorough yet concise introduction to interpersonal communication.Written by best-selling author Jennifer MacLennan...

Dr. Jennifer MacLennan is D.K. Seaman Chair, Professor of Technical and Professional Communication (College of Engineering), and Academic Director of the Ron and Jane Graham Centre for the Study of Communication, University of Saskatchewan.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:325 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.5 inPublished:September 11, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195421027

ISBN - 13:9780195421026

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Table of Contents

1. Foundations of Communication2. Nine Axioms of Communication3. Self and Other4. Theoretical Dimensions of Interpersonal Communication5. Verbal Communication6. Nonverbal Communication7. Listening and Responding8. Managing Defensiveness and Interpersonal Conflict9. Influence in Interpersonal Relations10. Leadership as Interpersonal Communication11. Ethics in Interpersonal CommunicationAppendix A: The Personal Icon ProjectAppendix B: Readings for Interpersonal AnalysisAppendix C: Communication Case Studies