Communication

Author: Steven A. Beebe
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780205593576
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This alternative version of Communication: Principles for a Lifetime is a four volume set (sold together or separately) with fully integrated practice tests and contextually placed icons connected to our interactive online MyCommunicationLab resources. This Portable Edition offers unparalleled flexibility, choice, and support for the learning experience. Written by experienced and highly regarded authors and teachers, Communication: Principles for a Lifetime, Portable Edition provides readers with all the theory and skills necessary — in a manner that will help them to apply what they learn throughout their lives. Understanding that the challenge is learning the myriad of skills, principles, and theories without being overwhelmed, Beebe, Beebe, and Ivy anchor all discussion around five key principles of communication throughout their book: Be aware of your communication with yourself and others. Effectively use and interpret verbal messages. Effectively use and interpret nonverbal messages. Listen and respond thoughtfully to others. Appropriately adapt messages to others. Providing both comprehensive and cutting-edge content about communication organized around these five themes, Beebe, Beebe, and Ivy cover all of the topics expected in a manner that will help the reader organize the extensive range of material.

Communication

Author: Steven A. Beebe
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780205029433
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Updated in its 5th edition, Communication: Principles for a Lifetime helps readers see the relationships among the concepts, skills, theories, and contexts of communication by anchoring the content around five fundamental communication principles. Written by experienced and highly regarded textbook authors and teachers, Communication provides readers with all the theory and skills necessary in a manner that helps them apply what they've learned throughout their lives.

Communication

Author: Steven A. Beebe
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205426676
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Designed to help students see the relationships among the concepts, skills, theories, and contexts of communication, this text anchors all discussion around five fundamental principles: * Be aware of your communication with yourself and others * Effectively use and interpret verbal messages * Effectively use and interpret nonverbal messages * Listen and respond thoughtfully to others * Appropriately adapt messages to others Providing both comprehensive and cutting-edge content about communication organized around these five themes, this text covers all of the topics expected in the basic course in a manner that will help both instructors and their students organize the extensive range of material.

GenderSpeak

Author: Diana K. Ivy
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205825479
Format: PDF, ePub
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Updated in a new 5th edition, GenderSpeak examines attitudes, gender identities, and stereotypes that characterize communication in relationships. Focused on communication about as well as between men and women, this practical and readable text connects material to the reader's everyday life. GenderSpeak provides a balanced approach to the study of gender communication, presenting current research and a variety of perspectives and sources, while minimizing slant or bias.

Total Burn Care

Author: David N. Herndon
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1416032746
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Using an integrated, "team" approach, leading authority David N. Herndon, MD, FACS explains how to meet the clinical, physical, psychological, and social needs of every burn patient - and thus achieve optimal recovery and rehabilitation. The 3rd Edition of this definitive reference covers all of the latest advances in the treatment of burns...features new a full-color layout with new color illustrations and clinical photographs. Compiled and edited by one of the world's leading authorities on the management of patients with burns. Discusses the management of burn patients from their initial presentation through long-term rehabilitation. Addresses the clinical, physical, and social needs of the burn patient and emphasizes a multi-faceted, "team approach" to treatment. Covers how to devise integrated treatment programs for different groups of patients, such as elderly and pediatric patients. Uses color illustrations and clinical photographs throughout for the first time-incorporating the illustrative strengths of Barret & Herndon's Color Atlas of Burn Care to provide you with a single source of definitive guidance on diagnosis and management. Presents new chapters on barotrauma and inhalation injury · the tissue bank · the role of exercise · and the use of dermal templates and burn scar resurfacing. Offers fresh perspectives from more than 50% new authors. With more than 100 additional contributing experts

Love for a Lifetime

Author: James C. Dobson
Publisher: Multnomah Pub
ISBN: 1590520874
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This bestselling classic has brought hope, harmony, and healing to millions of homes for over fifteen years. Strengthen and celebrate your own marriage with Dr. Dobson's powerful insights!

Listening

Author: Judi Brownell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315441748
Format: PDF, ePub
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Listening, Sixth Edition takes an experiential approach to listening instruction, providing extensive applied examples and cases within the context of the HURIER listening model. The text encourages students to view listening as a process involving six interrelated components, which are developed along the parallel dimensions of theory and skill building. This new edition offers a companion website as well as additional and updated cases, in-text exercises, and questions for discussion. Throughout the text, new content has been added to address students’ world of evolving technology and expanding social boundaries. Included in the new edition: The complexities of listening to social media and the unique challenges presented by mediated communication New and expanded topics in Listening Challenges, including listening as it relates to career communication and business contexts Suggested techniques for encouraging others to listen The new requirements of listening across cultural and generational boundaries, emphasized throughout Opening cases that present timely issues related to the listeners’ social responsibilities A personal journal assignment in each chapter

Conflict After the Cold War

Author: Richard K. Betts
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351864866
Format: PDF, ePub
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Edited by one of the most renowned scholars in the field, Richard Betts' Conflict After the Cold War assembles classic and contemporary readings on enduring problems of international security. Offering broad historical and philosophical breadth, the carefully chosen and excerpted selections in this popular reader help students engage key debates over the future of war and the new forms that violent conflict will take. Conflict After the Cold War encourages closer scrutiny of the political, economic, social, and military factors that drive war and peace. New to the Fifth Edition: Original introductions to each of 10 major parts as well as to the book as a whole have been updated by the author. An entirely new section (Part IX) on "Threat Assessment and Misjudgment" explores fundamental problems in diagnosing danger, understanding strategic choices, and measuring costs against benefits in wars over limited stakes. 12 new readings have been added or revised: Fred C. Iklé, "The Dark Side of Progress" G. John Ikenberry, "China’s Choice" Kenneth N. Waltz, "Why Nuclear Proliferation May Be Good" Daniel Byman, "Drones: Technology Serves Strategy" Audrey Kurth Cronin, "Drones: Tactics Undermine Strategy" Eyre Crowe and Thomas Sanderson, "The German Threat? 1907" Neville Henderson, "The German Threat? 1938" Vladimir Putin, "The Threat to Ukraine from the West" Eliot A. Cohen, "The Russian Threat" James C. Thomson, Jr., "How Could Vietnam Happen? An Autopsy" Stephen Biddle, "Afghanistan’s Legacy" Martin C. Libicki, "Why Cyberdeterrence is Different"

Human Communication

Author: Judy C. Pearson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780071318501
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Human Communication is an integrated program that helps students practice communication skills, build confidence in public speaking, and achieve success in their introductory communication course. With McGraw-Hill LearnSmart in Connect Communication, students separate what they know from what they think they know, following a continually adaptive learning path toward mastery of key concepts. Additionally, Connect provides students with the resources they need to construct well-planned speeches while its highly flexible speech capture tool saves instructors valuable time in managing assignments and evaluating student speeches. Rooted in current scholarship and with an eye on practical, everyday communication scenarios, Human Communication is designed to make introductory communication studies immediate and relevant to students. Following their writing mantra, "Make it Smart. Keep it Real," the authors strike a balance of definitive theory and everyday application that resonates with the challenges and goals of today's typical basic course.

Business and Professional Communication

Author: James R. DiSanza
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780134238425
Format: PDF, ePub
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For courses in Business and Professional Communication Real business examples and fundamental skill building Business and Professional Communication places a strong emphasis on presentations in business settings to better prepare students for the realities of daily career life. Jim DiSanza and Nancy Legge's comprehensive topic coverage offers clear guidance for all communication practices in businesses and organizations. Centered on the notion that business communication can influence the interpretation of issues and events, the Sixth Edition provides students with practical tips, contemporary applications, and a survey of the relevant contexts for business and professional communication. NOTE: This ISBN is for a Pearson Books a la Carte edition: a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf text. In addition to the flexibility offered by this format, Books a la Carte editions offer students great value, as they cost significantly less than a bound textbook.