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Teaching Communication
The field of communication was founded, in part, because of a need to make people better communicators. That meant teaching them how to communicate more effectively, whether it be in public settings or in private. Most of that teaching has happened within the classroom and many professionals have spent their lives instructing others on various aspects of communication. Inside this second edition, the editors have assembled a fully comprehensive and contemporary discussion of topics and issues concerning the teaching of communication. The chapters contained herein--contributed by key voices throughout the communication discipline--address conceptual as well as practical issues related to communication instruction. The contents of this new edition reflect the dramatic changes that have occurred in communication education since the publication of the first edition in 1990. This book focuses initially on the goals of communication education, then delves into the preparation of specific communication courses. It includes assistance for instructors in organizing instructional content and discusses the use of instructional strategies and tools, as well as offering ideas on evaluating the processes and products of instruction. The volume also covers unique teaching assignments that may be encountered, from the basic course to continuing education, and addresses 2-year college teaching, directing forensic programs, distance education, and consulting. It concludes with important professional issues faced by both new and experienced communication instructors, including ethics and political issues within classrooms and departments. This volume is a necessity for anyone starting out a career as a communication instructor. Veteran educators--who know that learning to teach is a continual growth experience--will find useful and invaluable information within the book's pages. Whatever background and level of experience, all communication educators will find this new edition to be an essential resource for their work.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines. ISBN: 9780805828351

Health Communication
Now in its second edition, Health Communication: From Theory to Practice provides a comprehensive introduction to theory, intervention design, current issues, and special topics in health communication. The book also represents a hands-on guide to program development, implementation, and evaluation. This second edition further emphasizes the importance of a people-centered and participatory approach to health communication interventions, which takes into account key social determinants of health as well as the interconnection of various health and social fields.  While maintaining a strong focus on the importance of behavioral, social, and organizational results as key outcomes of health communication interventions, this second edition also includes new or updated information, theoretical models, resources, and case studies on: Health equity Urban health New media Emergency and risk communication Strategic partnerships in health communication Policy communication and public advocacy Cultural competence Health literacy The evaluation of health communication interventions To access a companion website with instructor resources (PowerPoint presentations for all chapters, sample assignments, and other resources), please visit This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from iTunes , Google Play or the MedHand Store .
Category: Medicine. ISBN: 9781118122198

Human Communication
Originally published in 1974. This is an introductory text on the basic processes in communication with each chapter written by an eminent theorist in one of the main disciplines dealing with communication. It both surveys the range of issues and presents the individual author's personal theoretical approach in each case. Though introductory, the chapters here, while attempting to be representative and to avoid unnecessary jargon, are careful to not oversimplify. Each author presents an original thesis providing a first-hand glimpse of scholarly work in the discipline showing the great diversity among the approaches and levels of analysis used in the study of communication. Of great usefulness to students of psychology, language, linguistics, media and social history.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines. ISBN: 9781138953000

Managerial Communication
A Practical, Strategic Approach to Managerial Communication Managerial Communication: Strategies and Applications focuses on communication skills and strategies that managers need in today's workplace. This book continues to be the market leader due to its strategic approach, solid research base, comprehensive coverage, balanced examination of oral and written communication, and focus on managerial, not entry-level, competencies. In the Sixth Edition , author Geraldine E. Hynes preserves the book's key strengths while reflecting the realities of the contemporary workplace.
Category: Business. ISBN: 9781483358550

Organizational Communication
Communication in organizations has changed drastically since the release of the first edition of this bestselling textbook. This fully revised and updated edition delves into state-of-the-art studies, providing fresh insights into the challenges that organizations face today. Yet this foundational resource remains a cornerstone in the examination of classic research and theory in organization communication.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines. ISBN: 9781412916844

Interracial Communication
Interracial Communication: Theory Into Practice, Third Edition , by Mark P. Orbe and Tina M. Harris, guides readers in applying the contributions of recent communication theory to improving everyday communication among the races. The authors offer a comprehensive, practical foundation for dialogue on interracial communication, as well as a resource that stimulates thinking and encourages readers to become active participants in dialogue across racial barriers. Part I provides a foundation for studying interracial communication and includes chapters on the history of race and racial categories, the importance of language, the development of racial and cultural identities, and current and classical theoretical approaches. Part II applies this information to interracial communication practices in specific, everyday contexts, including friendships, romantic relationships, the mass media, and organizational, public, and group settings. This Third Edition includes the latest data, new research studies and examples, all-new photos, and important new topics.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines. ISBN: 9781452275710

Corporate Communication
The new 5th edition of this bestselling text, used by nearly 25,000 students in over 50 different countries, retains its practical yet strong theoretical approach and is now updated to include new material on integrated reporting and CSR communications.
Category: Business. ISBN: 9781473953697

Science Communication
Science communication activities such as public events and lectures, science festivals, and media coverage of science have proliferated over the last three decades, in the UK, US and across Europe. Science Communication Studies is now a discipline in its own right, with its own conferences, journals, and postgraduate courses (some 27 in the UK alone). Research in this area has been highly interdisciplinary, drawing on thinking from Science and Technology Studies (STS), Media and Communication Studies, and Museum Studies. However, thus far there have been limited efforts to draw this work together to provide an overarching account of where research into science communication has come from, and in what directions it should be going.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines. ISBN: 9781137503640

Sport Communication
Sport is a global business. Now more than ever, sport communication professionals need to understand sport's global reach in order to develop their full potential. This is the first textbook to introduce the fundamental principles and practice of sport communication from an international perspective. Combining business strategies with insights into social issues such as gender, disability and national identity, this is an accessible, practical and engaging guide to the essentials of sport communication. Aimed to enhance learning at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, each chapter contains special features tailored to meet the needs of students and instructors. These include learning objectives, chapter summaries, activities, reflections, discussion questions, recommended resource lists and original cross-cultural case studies that demonstrate sport communication theories put into practice. Its twenty chapters explore communication in sport across all levels, from interpersonal communication and team building to strategic communications, and in all forms of media, from print and broadcast to social media. Sport Communication: An International Approach is an essential text for any course on sport communication, sport business or sport management.
Category: Social Science. ISBN: 9781138281868

Wireless Communication
This book provides extensive coverage of fundamental concepts of wireless communication, including coverage of recent developments and applications in wireless systems.
Category: Technology. ISBN: 9781316628362
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