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Experience Communication https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260397246.jpeg 2 2019 9781260397246 In today's digital world, where global boundaries can be bridged in an instant, strong communication skills have never been more important. Experience Communication teaches the fundamentals of successful communication in an increasingly digital and global environment, and motivates students to confidently use digital tools and social media to represent themselves effectively in person and online. Written for today’s digital native student, Experience Communication reflects how pervasive the mediated aspect of communication impacts our lives. Unique chapters include Mediated communication and Social media, Intercultural and Global Communication, and Communication in the Workplace. Updates throughout the second edition include significant emphasis on broadening public communication and strategies for meeting challenges posed by mediated communication, including privacy management and boundary concern, preparing students with today’s necessary workplace-ready communication skills.
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Experience Communication

Experience Communication, 2nd Edition

ISBN10: 1260397246 | ISBN13: 9781260397246
By Jeffrey Child, Judy Pearson, Paul Nelson

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In today's digital world, where global boundaries can be bridged in an instant, strong communication skills have never been more important. Experience Communication teaches the fundamentals of successful communication in an increasingly digital and global environment, and motivates students to confidently use digital tools and social media to represent themselves effectively in person and online. Written for today’s digital native student, Experience Communication reflects how pervasive the mediated aspect of communication impacts our lives. Unique chapters include Mediated communication and Social media, Intercultural and Global Communication, and Communication in the Workplace. Updates throughout the second edition include significant emphasis on broadening public communication and strategies for meeting challenges posed by mediated communication, including privacy management and boundary concern, preparing students with today’s necessary workplace-ready communication skills.

Preface
 
Part One Communication Basics
1. Communication, Perception, and Your Life
2. Communicating Verbally
3. Communicating Nonverbally
4. Communicating Through Listening 

 Part 2 Communication Contexts
 5. Interpersonal Communication
 6. Intercultural Communication 
 7. Mediated Communication and Social Media 
 8. Organizational and Small-Group Communication

Part 3 Public Speaking Basics
 9. Topic Selection and Audience Analysis  
 10. Organizing Your Presentation
 11. Gathering Information and Supporting Materials
 12. Communication Apprehension and Delivery
 
Part 4 Speaking to Inform and Persuade
13. Public Presentations to Inform
14. Public Presentations to Persuade 
15. Using Communication Skills as You Enter the Workplace 

Glossary
Endnotes
Credits
Name Index
Subject Index
 
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About the Author

Jeffrey Child

Jeffrey T. Child is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Kent State University. He joined the faculty ranks at Kent State University in August of 2007. Jeff completed his doctoral studies and earned his Ph.D. degree from North Dakota State University in 2007. Jeff’s primary research explores how people manage their privacy when interacting on social media and the impact of a variety of factors on the subsequent communication practices. Jeff received his B.A. in 2002 from Wayne State College (WSC) in Northeastern Nebraska. While at WSC Jeff studied organizational communication, corporate and community relations, and public relations. Jeff has over 30 publications that advance an understanding of communication in three main areas: 1) communication technologies and human interaction, 2) interpersonal and family communication from diverse cultural perspectives, and 3) instructional communication effectiveness. Jeff is a lifetime member of the National Communication Association (NCA), the International Communication Association (ICA), the Eastern Communication Association (ECA), and the Central States Communication Association (CSCA). He has presented over 40 research paper presentations in conjunction with the conventions of these associations and served in various leadership capacities for these organizations.

Judy Pearson

Judy C. Pearson was Associate Dean of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences and Professor of Communication at North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota, and Director of the Northern Virginia Center for Virginia Tech in Falls Church, Virginia. She has co-authored over 30 text and trade books and more than 100 scholarly articles and chapters in edited books. Judy has served as the President of the Central States Communication Association, the World Communication Association, and the National Communication Association. She met Paul E. Nelson at a basic course directors meeting, married him, and the couple has six children. The two have been producing basic course books together ever since.

Paul Nelson

Paul E. Nelson was Director of the Honors College at the University of Missouri, Departmental Executive Officer at Iowa State University, Dean of the College of Communication at Ohio University, and Chair of the Political Science Department and Head of the Department of Communication at North Dakota State University. He has co-authored many textbooks with his spouse and colleague, Dr. Judy C. Pearson.

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