Listening: Processes, Functions, And Competency by Debra WorthingtonListening: Processes, Functions, And Competency by Debra Worthington

Listening: Processes, Functions, And Competency

byDebra Worthington, Margaret Fitch-hauser

Paperback | March 4, 2011

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Listening explores the process and role of listening in human communication as a cognitive process, as a social function, and as a critical professional competency. While introducing students the theory and research of listening scholarship, Worthington and Fitch-Hauser also help students to build practical skills and achieve the desired outcomes of effective listening.
Debra L. WorthingtonMargaret E. Fitch-Hauser
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Title:Listening: Processes, Functions, And CompetencyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9.12 × 7.28 × 0.64 inPublished:March 4, 2011Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0132288540

ISBN - 13:9780132288545

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Table of Contents

PART I. LISTENING AS A COGNITIVE PROCESS
Chapter 1. Introduction and Overview
Chapter 2. Listening: Types and Competency
Chapter 3. Listening and Information Processing
Chapter 4. Individual Differences in the Learning Process
PART II. LISTENING AS A SOCIAL FUNCTION
Chapter 5. Listening in the Conversational Context
Chapter 6. Listening and Relationship Building: The Family Context
Chapter 7. Listening and Relationship Building: Friends and Romance
PART III. LISTENING AS A CRITICAL PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCY
Chapter 8. Listening in Context: Education
Chapter 9. Listening in Context: Organizations
Chapter 10. Listening and Health: Psychological and Physical Realities
Chapter 11. Listening in Legal Contexts
PART IV. LISTENING: NEW FRONTIERS
Chapter 12. Transforming Listening: Future Directions

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“This book is exceptional. It has theoretical sophistication combined with accessibility and practicality and is written in a clean, clear, and concise style.” — Marty Most, Boise State University