Communication in Everyday Life Book

Communication in Everyday Life


  • Author : Steve Duck
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2019-12-10
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781544349848

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Communication in Everyday Life Excerpt :

Communication in Everyday Life: A Survey of Communication offers an engaging introduction to communication based on the belief that communication and relationships are always interconnected. Best-selling authors Steve Duck and David T. McMahan incorporate this theme of a relational perspective and a focus on everyday communication to show the connections between concepts and how they can be understood through a shared perspective. Students will learn how topics in communication come together as part of a greater whole, as well as gain practical communication skills, from listening to critical thinking and using technology to communicate. The Fourth Edition includes enhancements to its proven pedagogical features that reflect updates in research, cultural and societal changes, and emerging issues. INSTRUCTORS: Communication in Everyday Life: A Survey of Communication is accompanied by a complete teaching and learning package! Contact your rep to request a demo. SAGE Premium Video SAGE Premium Video in the Interactive eBook boosts comprehension and bolsters analysis. Watch a sample. Interactive eBook Your students save when you bundle the print book with the Interactive eBook (Bundle ISBN: 978-1-0718-0763-7), which includes access to SAGE Premium Video and other multimedia tools. Learn more. LMS Cartridge (formally known as SAGE Coursepacks) Import this title’s instructor resources into your school’s learning management system (LMS) and save time. Don’t use an LMS? You can still access all of the same online resources for this title via the password-protected Instructor Resource Site. Learn more. SpeechPlanner Guide your students through the process of planning, preparing, and practicing their speech—one step at a time. Learn more. GoReact Offer your students an easy, interactive web video tool for recording, video sharing, and evaluating speeches within a secure online platform. Learn more.

Redeeming How We Talk Book
Score: 4
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Redeeming How We Talk


  • Author : Ken Wytsma
  • Publisher : Moody Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-06-05
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780802496201

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Redeeming How We Talk Excerpt :

Discover why words matter in a noisy world Technology has made it easier than ever before to share just about everything: pictures, ideas, even the ups and downs of your morning errand run. Yet all our talking doesn’t seem to be connecting us the way it promised to. That’s because we don’t need to talk more, we need to talk better. Redeeming How We Talk explores what the Bible has to say about that central aspect of life and relationships—conversation. The Scriptures show us that words have remarkable power—to create, to bless, to encourage, to forgive. Imagine how we, as Christians, could spark change in our families, churches, and communities if we learned to use words like Jesus did. By weaving together theology, history, and philosophy, Ken Wytsma and A. J. Swoboda help us reclaim the holiness of human speech and the relevance of meaningful conversation in our culture today.

Interpersonal Encounters Book

Interpersonal Encounters


  • Author : Laura K. Guerrero
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2022-02-18
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781544388397

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Interpersonal Encounters Excerpt :

With a practical and innovative approach, Interpersonal Encounters: Connecting through Communication shows students how interpersonal communication skills can be best used to accomplish everyday relationship goals. Guided by current interpersonal research from diverse authors and study participants, Laura K. Guerrero and Bree McEwan focus on the functions of interpersonal communication in our everyday lives and demonstrate how concepts, theories, and contemporary research apply to building, maintaining, and ending relationships. The book’s unique structure prepares students to become better communicators in their personal and professional lives. This title is accompanied by a complete teaching and learning package. Contact your SAGE representative to request a demo. Digital Option / Courseware SAGE Vantage is an intuitive digital platform that delivers this text’s content and course materials in a learning experience that offers auto-graded assignments and interactive multimedia tools, all carefully designed to ignite student engagement and drive critical thinking. Built with you and your students in mind, it offers simple course set-up and enables students to better prepare for class. Learn more. Assignable Video with Assessment Assignable video (available with SAGE Vantage) is tied to learning objectives and curated exclusively for this text to bring concepts to life. Watch a sample video now. LMS Cartridge: Import this title’s instructor resources into your school’s learning management system (LMS) and save time. Don’t use an LMS? You can still access all of the same online resources for this title via the password-protected Instructor Resource Site. Learn more.

Sharing our Lives Online Book

Sharing our Lives Online


  • Author : David R. Brake
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-09-25
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 193
  • ISBN 10 : 9781137312716

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Sharing our Lives Online Excerpt :

Why do we share so much about our lives on social media when we often have little idea who might be reading or viewing? David R. Brake examines the causes and consequences of moving towards a radically open society.

The Art of Communicating Book
Score: 4
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The Art of Communicating


  • Author : Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2013-08-13
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062224682

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The Art of Communicating Excerpt :

Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, bestselling author of Peace is Every Step and one of the most respected and celebrated religious leaders in the world, delivers a powerful path to happiness through mastering life's most important skill. How do we say what we mean in a way that the other person can really hear? How can we listen with compassion and understanding? Communication fuels the ties that bind, whether in relationships, business, or everyday interactions. Most of us, however, have never been taught the fundamental skills of communication—or how to best represent our true selves. Effective communication is as important to our well-being and happiness as the food we put into our bodies. It can be either healthy (and nourishing) or toxic (and destructive). In this precise and practical guide, Zen master and Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh reveals how to listen mindfully and express your fullest and most authentic self. With examples from his work with couples, families, and international conflicts, The Art of Communicating helps us move beyond the perils and frustrations of misrepresentation and misunderstanding to learn the listening and speaking skills that will forever change how we experience and impact the world.

Society and the Internet Book

Society and the Internet


  • Author : Mark Graham
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-07-18
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9780192590657

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Society and the Internet Excerpt :

How is society being reshaped by the continued diffusion and increasing centrality of the Internet in everyday life and work? Society and the Internet provides key readings for students, scholars, and those interested in understanding the interactions of the Internet and society. This multidisciplinary collection of theoretically and empirically anchored chapters addresses the big questions about one of the most significant technological transformations of this century, through a diversity of data, methods, theories, and approaches. Drawing from a range of disciplinary perspectives, Internet research can address core questions about equality, voice, knowledge, participation, and power. By learning from the past and continuing to look toward the future, it can provide a better understanding of what the ever-changing configurations of technology and society mean, both for the everyday life of individuals and for the continued development of society at large. This second edition presents new and original contributions examining the escalating concerns around social media, disinformation, big data, and privacy. Following a foreword by Manual Castells, the editors introduce some of the key issues in Internet Studies. The chapters then offer the latest research in five focused sections: The Internet in Everyday Life; Digital Rights and Human Rights; Networked Ideas, Politics, and Governance; Networked Businesses, Industries, and Economics; and Technological and Regulatory Histories and Futures. This book will be a valuable resource not only for students and researchers, but for anyone seeking a critical examination of the economic, social, and political factors shaping the Internet and its impact on society.

Gendered Lives Book

Gendered Lives


  • Author : Julia T. Wood
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2014-01-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 1285075935

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Gendered Lives Excerpt :

Written by leading gender communication scholar Julia T. Wood, GENDERED LIVES, 11E introduces you to theories, research, and pragmatic information, demonstrating the multiple and often interactive ways that one's views of masculinity and femininity are shaped within contemporary culture. With the most up-to-date research, balanced perspectives of masculinity and femininity, a personal introduction to the field, and a conversational first-person writing style, this engaging text encourages you to think critically about gender and society. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Alphabet to Internet Book

Alphabet to Internet


  • Author : Irving Fang
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-11-13
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 393
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317616702

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Alphabet to Internet Excerpt :

What Greek philosopher thought writing would harm a student’s memory? Was the poet Byron’s daughter the first computer programmer? Who plays more video games, women over 18 or teenage boys? In Alphabet to Internet: Media in Our Lives, Irving Fang looks at each medium of communication through the centuries, asking not only, "What happened?" but also, "How did society change because of this new communication medium?" and, "How are we different as a result?" Examining the impact of different media on a broad, historical scale—among them mass printing, the telegraph, film, the internet, and advertising—Alphabet to Internet takes us from the first scratches of writing and the origins of mail to today's video games, the widespread and daily use of smartphones, and the impact of social media in political uprisings across the globe. A timeline at the end of each chapter places events in perspective and allows students to pinpoint key moments in media history. Now in its third edition, Alphabet to Internet presents a lively, thoughtful, and accessible introduction to media history.

Nonviolent Communication Book
Score: 4
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Nonviolent Communication


  • Author : Marshall B. Rosenberg
  • Publisher : Puddle Dancer Press
  • Release Date : 1999-01-01
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 163
  • ISBN 10 : 1892005026

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Nonviolent Communication Excerpt :

A simple yet powerful method of communication for mediating conflicts and peacefully resolving differences at the political, professional, and personal levels.

Alphabet to Internet Book

Alphabet to Internet


  • Author : Irving E. Fang
  • Publisher : Rada PressInc
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 568
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015080825402

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Alphabet to Internet Excerpt :

"Alphabet to Internet: Mediated Communication in Our Lives," a survey history of our media of communication, considers how all of us are affected by the means we have devised for recording and communicating information. From the start of writing things down, mediated communication has nudged our world onward, again and again. It has changed the way we choose to live.Beginning with the evolution of writing and the alphabet from Sumer to Greece, Alphabet to Internet traces in a brisk and lively style the development and the impact of printing, still and motion photography, mail service, the telegraph, the telephone, recording, broadcasting, the Internet, and the digital revolution. An additional chapter reflects on the role of communication in current international political struggles. Another chapter is devoted to the cultural influence of video games. A supplementary section, ?A Timeline of Communication and Culture,? contains more than 5,000 entries. It is the most complete and up-to-date of its subject matter in existence.

Say What You Mean Book
Score: 5
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Say What You Mean


  • Author : Oren Jay Sofer
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2018-12-11
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 306
  • ISBN 10 : 9781611805833

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Say What You Mean Excerpt :

Find your voice, speak your truth, listen deeply—a guide to having more meaningful and mindful conversations through nonviolent communication We spend so much of our lives talking to each other, but how much are we simply running on automatic—relying on old habits and hoping for the best? Are we able to truly hear others and speak our mind in a clear and kind way, without needing to get defensive or go on the attack? In this groundbreaking synthesis of mindfulness, somatics, and Nonviolent Communication, Oren Jay Sofer offers simple yet powerful practices to develop healthy, effective, and satisfying ways of communicating. The techniques in Say What You Mean will help you to: • Feel confident during conversation • Stay focused on what really matters in an interaction • Listen for the authentic concerns behind what others say • Reduce anxiety before and during difficult conversations • Find nourishment in day-to-day interactions “Unconscious patterns of communication create separation not only in our personal lives, they also perpetuate patterns of misunderstanding and violence that pervade our world. With clarity and great insight, Oren Jay Sofer offers teachings and practices that train us to speak and listen with presence, courage, and an open heart.” —Tara Brach, author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge

Persuasion in Your Life Book

Persuasion in Your Life


  • Author : Shawn T. Wahl
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-09-28
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000442373

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Persuasion in Your Life Excerpt :

This accessible introductory textbook in persuasive communication speaks directly to the student by focusing on real-life experiences in personal, social, and professional contexts. Through its use of rhetoric, criticism, and social scientific research, this book helps readers understand, analyze, and use persuasion in their lives and careers. It explores techniques of verbal and visual persuasion for use in business and professional communication, health communication, and everyday life, as well as expanded coverage of persuasion in social movements and social advocacy. It also pays attention throughout to ethical considerations and to the significance of new media. This textbook is a student-friendly introduction suitable for use in undergraduate courses in persuasion, health communication, and business communication. The companion website includes an instructor’s manual with test questions, sample assignments, web links, and other resources, as well as PowerPoint slides. Visit www.routledge.com/wahl

Communicating with Grace and Virtue Book

Communicating with Grace and Virtue


  • Author : Quentin J. Schultze
  • Publisher : Baker Academic
  • Release Date : 2020-09-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9781493427413

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Communicating with Grace and Virtue Excerpt :

Communications expert Quentin Schultze offers an engaging and practical guide to help Christians interact effectively at home, work, church, school, and beyond. Based on solid biblical principles and drawn from Schultze's own remarkable experiences, this book shows how to practice "servant communication" for a rich and rewarding life. Topics include how to overcome common mistakes, be a more grateful and virtuous communicator, tell stories effectively, reduce conflicts, overcome fears, and communicate well in a high-tech world. Helpful sidebars and text boxes are included.

How Communication Plays A Key Role In All Aspects of Our Lives Book

How Communication Plays A Key Role In All Aspects of Our Lives


  • Author : Teddy Kimathi
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2014-09-09
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 5
  • ISBN 10 : 9783656738596

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How Communication Plays A Key Role In All Aspects of Our Lives Excerpt :

Academic Paper from the year 2007 in the subject Communications - Intercultural Communication, Kenya Methodist University, course: Communication Skills, language: English, abstract: This paper shows how communication encompasses our everyday lives. The vital nature of communication in our development and advancement as human species that we see today is brought to light, with help of findings from various researchers, sociologists, and communication experts.