Experience Communication, 2nd Edition
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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.
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
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