Interviewing Speaking, Listening, and Learning for Professional Life

Paperback | July 15, 2008

byRobert Anderson, George M. Killenberg

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Interviewing: Speaking, Listening, and Learning for Professional Life is an introduction to the theory and practice of interviewing, a topic of high interest to students as they prepare for a work life outside of college. What sets the book apart is its careful introduction of skills common tosuccessful practitioners, followed by the various contexts in which interviewing occurs. The focus is on three main skills in Part One, leading with listening, turning to questioning, and followed by their unique treatment of framing. The contexts of interviewing are thoroughly explored in Part Two, with an exceptionally strong chapter on employment interviewing. Part Three placesinterviewing in a wider context, with distinctive chapters on popular culture and professional interviewing. Relentlessly student-oriented, pedagogically rich, and with well-integrated coverage of the ethical and cultural dimensions of interviewing, Anderson's Interviewing is an ideal introductionto this increasingly popular topic.

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Interviewing: Speaking, Listening, and Learning for Professional Life is an introduction to the theory and practice of interviewing, a topic of high interest to students as they prepare for a work life outside of college. What sets the book apart is its careful introduction of skills common tosuccessful practitioners, followed by the v...

Rob Anderson is at St. Louis University. G. Michael Killenberg is at the University of South Florida

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:July 15, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780195367713

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Preface1. Beyond the QandA Presumption: Interviewing with a Listening/Learning PerspectivePart One: Key Applications and Skill of Dialogue2. Before Skills: Appreciations and Habits of Dialogue3. Skillful Listening4. Skillful Questioning5. Skillful FramingPart Two: Practical Contexts of Interviewing6. Interviews in Journalism7. Interviews in Social Science and Humanistic Research8. Interviews for Employee Selection9. Interviews in Organizations10. Interviews in Persuasive Situations11. Interviews in Helping ProfessionsPart Three: Interviewing in a Wider Context12. Understanding and Analyzing Interviews in Popular Media Culture13. Wrapping it All Up: Professional InterviewingGlossaryReferences