Introduction to Human Communication: Perception, Meaning, and Identity by Susan R. BeauchampIntroduction to Human Communication: Perception, Meaning, and Identity by Susan R. Beauchamp

Introduction to Human Communication: Perception, Meaning, and Identity

bySusan R. Beauchamp, Stanley J. Baran

Paperback | January 13, 2016

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Introduction to Human Communication shows how effective communication is central to shared meaning-making, identity construction and maintenance, and responsible interaction with the world. In an inviting and engaging style, Beauchamp and Baran provide the most current and complete survey ofthe discipline. They cover the basics of communication theory and research with vivid examples while providing practical tools to help students become more thoughtful, confident, and ethical communicators. The text demonstrates the relevance of communication to our everyday lives and invitesstudents to apply what they learn in a broad variety of contexts, including mass communication, organizational communication, health communication, and social media.
Susan R. Beauchamp spent 15 years as a news and public affairs journalist before embarking on a college teaching career. She has carved out a special place for herself at Bryant as a sought-after public speaking coach and teacher and as the founder of the University's annual Public Speaking Colloquium. Stanley J. Baran is the founding ...
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Title:Introduction to Human Communication: Perception, Meaning, and IdentityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 9.88 × 7.91 × 0.98 inPublished:January 13, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190269618

ISBN - 13:9780190269616

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"The authors take a different approach [EL] combining what would be a general introduction with a discussion of perception and meaning making". --Greg Rickert, Bluegrass Community and Technical College