Essential Communication

  • Filename: essential-communication.
  • ISBN: 0199342369
  • Release Date: 2015-01-02
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Author: Ronald B. Adler
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

Concise, compact, and visually exciting, Essential Communication is a fresh approach to human communication. Written by renowned author team Ron Adler, George Rodman, and Athena du Pré, the text more accurately reflects the way that today's students communicate yet still includes more substantive content than other brief books on the market. Filled with skills-oriented concepts and learning objectives, Essential Communication is salient, practical, and engaging. KEY FEATURES * A perfect balance of scholarship and practicality in a format that is comprehensive yet concise * The most comprehensive and practical coverage of issues affecting communication in contemporary life-like social media, ethics, culture, and professionalism-in multiple contexts * Early, integrated, and effective coverage of public speaking that encourages students to be more confident and effective communicators earlier in the course * Superior ancillary materials, including an Annotated Instructor's Edition for professors and Dashboard, a reliable and easy-to-use online homework system for students, make it easy for anyone to use this text * Three concise chapters devoted to interpersonal communication (Chapters 7-9) reflect the increased emphasis in this course on communication in relationships with friends, family members, and romantic partners * An entire chapter devoted to the practical essentials of communicating for success in the workplace (Chapter 10) takes students step-by-step through the process of finding, getting, and keeping a job and communicating successfully with bosses, employees, and coworkers * Contemporary photos and captions highlight popular movies, television shows, and pop culture, prompting students to think critically about their own communication * Questions in the margins prompt students to think critically about the essential concepts in each major section

Essential Communication Skills for Nursing and Midwifery

  • Filename: essential-communication-skills-for-nursing-and-midwifery.
  • ISBN: 9780702044380
  • Release Date: 2010-05-19
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Philippa Sully
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Effective communication skills are crucial in all aspects of nursing and midwifery practice - this book will enable readers to communicate effectively and with confidence in their professional practice. It focuses on the communication skills needed for the development of effective professional and therapeutic relationships. It is a 'how to do it' book that relates the theory of effective and ethical communication to the practice of nursing and midwifery and provides a framework for developing communication skills to meet a variety of situations.

Essential Communication Strategies

  • Filename: essential-communication-strategies.
  • ISBN: 9780471660897
  • Release Date: 2004-04-05
  • Number of pages: 200
  • Author: Herbert Hirsch
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Learn the tricks-of-the-trade of becoming a great technical communicator Remember when you were an undergraduate and freshman composition seemed so irrelevant to your life? After all, you were going to conquer the world with technological know-how. Your spellcheck software would handle the details. Now that you're a professional - pitching an idea, vying for a contract or grant, or presenting at a meeting - getting your point across effectively suddenly seems pretty essential for success, doesn't it? Fear not. This light-hearted text, brimming with proven techniques, good advice, and real-world examples that you can easily apply to your own case, will turn you into an adept communicator. Written expressly for technologists, this is a simple, concise, and practical guide to the communication dynamics of writing, presentation delivery, and meeting interaction. Herbert Hirsch, in-demand consultant who developed these techniques for his own prolific engineering career, teaches you how to use "scripting" to plan for communication events. More than a mere outline or storyboard, scripting is a powerful technique that assists you in getting the right structure and content, in the proper order. Using scripting, you will master the fundamental principles of communicating: How to grab the reader's or audience's attention from the start How to maintain the connection while proceeding smoothly from topic to topic How to provide the substantiation for the points you made How to communicate with people from other groups, such as marketers, investors, users, and others How to overcome such obstacles as fear, boredom, and aversion to your material Distilling the art of communication to its essence, Essential Communication Strategies empowers you to communicate with confidence and authority in every situation, to every audience.

Essential Communication Skills for Nursing

  • Filename: essential-communication-skills-for-nursing.
  • ISBN: 0723433097
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 215
  • Author: Philippa Sully
  • Publisher: Mosby

Effective communication skills are crucial in all aspects of nursing practice - this book will enable you to communicate effectively and with confidence in your professional practice. It focusses on the communication skills needed for the development of effective professional and therapeutic relationships. It is a 'how to do it' book that relates the theory of effective and ethical communication to the practice of nursing and provides a framework for developing communication skills to meet a variety of nursing situations. Helps user to: ensure respect and dignity; communicate assertively; develop empathy and comfort skills; communicate effectively in a team; deal with difficult situations; and reflect on actual practice Offers an easy to use, attractive 2 colour design throughout. Written in a clear, consistent style to aid comprehension. Further reading and references point to the evidence and knowledge base.

Shirley Taylor s Essential Communication Skills

  • Filename: shirley-taylor-s-essential-communication-skills.
  • ISBN: 0582432022
  • Release Date: 2000
  • Number of pages: 270
  • Author: Shirley Taylor
  • Publisher: Pearson Education

Shirley Taylor presents a comprehensive business communication textbook that focuses on the development of effective written and oral communication skills. The book offers examination-style questions for Pitman, RSA and LCCI candidates

Cop Talk

  • Filename: cop-talk.
  • ISBN: 0965502937
  • Release Date: 1999
  • Number of pages: 230
  • Author: Virginia Kidd
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Designed to help police develop the communication skills required by community policing programs, this book outlines the communication process, with an emphasis on interpersonal communication. It offers specific advice on communicating in a variety of settings, including the work group meeting and community meeting. Guidance is provided for public speaking tasks, creating problem-solving techniques, turning ideas into action, and communication successes. Kidd teaches communication studies at California State University. Braziel is commander of the Metro Division of the Sacramento Police Department. c. Book News Inc.

Arresting Communication

  • Filename: arresting-communication.
  • ISBN: 9780615871257
  • Release Date: 2013-01-01
  • Number of pages: 186
  • Author: Jim Glennon
  • Publisher: Calibre Press

Arresting Communication: The Academy Edition was written by Lt. Jim Glennon a 30 year law enforcement veteran who also taught at a Police Academy for 12 years. The book can be used by academies as a blueprint for training as well as by recruit officers looking for the tools necessary to communicate effectively during any type of interaction. It includes subjects such as: body language, proxemics, detecting deception, how to get confessions, developing rapport, avoiding citizen complaints, and understanding the fundamental needs of the Human Animal. In addition, the book advises those entering the profession on how to make it through the Academy as well as the subsequent Probation Period that follows graduation and employment.

Letters for Lawyers

  • Filename: letters-for-lawyers.
  • ISBN: 1590312678
  • Release Date: 2004
  • Number of pages: 157
  • Author: Thomas E. Kane
  • Publisher: American Bar Association

The new 2nd edition of this publication will help ease the task of communicating with clients, prospects and others. This book contains numerous communication tools, including: business letters, announcement cards, invitations, survey forms, response cards, press releases, and thank-you notes.

AS Communication Studies

  • Filename: as-communication-studies.
  • ISBN: 0415331188
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 294
  • Author: Andrew Beck
  • Publisher: Psychology Press

In full colour throughout and featuring new case studies, this fully revised and updated edition of the best-selling AS Communication Studies covers all aspects of Communication Studies for students of the AS and A Level AQA syllabus. The authors, who are experienced teachers and examiners, introduce students step-by-step to the main forms of communication - verbal, non-verbal, intrapersonal and group; they provide guidance on developing effective communication skills and advise on how these skills can be used to prepare for examinations. Individual chapters cover: * studying communication * effective communication * text and meanings in communication * communication practice * themes in personal communication * using communication skills to pass exams. AS Communication Studiescovers every part of an introductory Communication Studies course and includes several useful features and study aids, including: * activities for the classroom and practical assignments for individual study * worked examination questions * suggestions for further reading * glossary of key terms * case studies showing how theoretical concepts can be applied in everyday situations.

Essential Speech

  • Filename: essential-speech.
  • ISBN: 9780538449908
  • Release Date: 2010-04-06
  • Number of pages: 528
  • Author: Rudolph Verderber
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

Take your students from the basics of communication to mastering speech preparation and delivery with this engaging, dynamic text. ESSENTIAL SPEECH introduces the various types of speeches as well as the keys for effective speech preparation and confident delivery. Relevant activities and examples of effective and ineffective communication make student learning easier. Students learn how strong speeches begin with thorough preparation. They develop into confident, competent communicators as they learn to research and use language and vocabulary effectively. Students learn useful delivery strategies as well as how to perfect their listening, observing, analyzing, and critiquing abilities. This book’s inviting and open visual presentation, along with numerous examples drawn from today’s world, keep the presentation meaningful and engaging for your students. Numerous hands-on activities also keep students actively involved in learning. Ongoing review and assessment ensure that students understand the concepts as they move ahead. Technology has had a huge influence on how we learn, how we work, and how we communicate today. The online Speech Builder Express tool solves the major challenges in this course: getting students organized and comfortable to make their presentations and relieving anxiety and stress caused by lack of planning and organization. Speech Builder Express coaches students through every step of the speech outlining process. By providing students with the necessary tutorials, sample videos, and access to a dictionary and thesaurus, this product will help build student confidence, lessen student anxiety, and prepare them for real-world career speaking opportunities. Discover all of the aspects of teaching speech that you told us were important to you from concepts and practice to technology support. This book’s approach is based on extensive field research and input from teachers across the nation. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Communication Studies

  • Filename: communication-studies.
  • ISBN: 0415247527
  • Release Date: 2002
  • Number of pages: 261
  • Author: Andrew Beck
  • Publisher: Psychology Press

Communication Studies is a fully comprehensive and easy-to-use textbook covering all aspects of the subject for students at the pre-university level. It is particularly suitable for the new A/S communication studies syllabus.

Essential Interviewing A Programmed Approach to Effective Communication

  • Filename: essential-interviewing-a-programmed-approach-to-effective-communication.
  • ISBN: 9781305855977
  • Release Date: 2016-01-01
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: David R. Evans
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

With an emphasis on the three major stages of interviewing: exploration, clarification, and action, ESSENTIAL INTERVIEWING offers students the same programmed-learning model of interviewing that has successfully trained countless members of the helping professions for nearly 30 years. Based on Ivey's systematic method of interviewer, counselor, and therapist training, as well as Hearn's programmed-learning model, the text makes interview skills clear and specific and exposes students to a variety of client situations and cultures. The authors give students the tools they need to conduct successful interviews with diverse clients in a variety of professional settings, including social work, counseling, nursing, personnel work, and human services. Each chapter highlights an ethical situation students may confront in their future professional lives. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

From Student to Professional

  • Filename: from-student-to-professional.
  • ISBN: 1537421859
  • Release Date: 2016-10-10
  • Number of pages: 200
  • Author: Gino Perrotte
  • Publisher:

Do you want to be better at public speaking? Could you benefit from improving your communication skills? Are you an aspiring professional in the science, technology, engineering, or math fields? Then this book is for you.Employers are increasingly looking for people who are effective communicators. And the good news is, like many other skills, you can improve your ability to communicate through study and continued practice.In this book, we will review the basic communication concepts essential to successful public speaking and emphasize how to translate a complex message for a non-technical audience. Interviews with students and professionals highlight the importance of communication soft skills for professional success. And finally, at the end of each section there are useful exercises to help you transfer your public speaking soft skills from the classroom to the workplace.

The Smart Woman s Guide To Homebuilding

  • Filename: the-smart-woman-s-guide-to-homebuilding.
  • ISBN: 1558708170
  • Release Date: 2008-04-25
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Dori Howard
  • Publisher: Betterway Books

In many homebuilding situations, the woman of the household is the first line of communication with architects, bankers and builders. This book brings forth all of the pertinent information for home building including homebuilding hindsight from the author and insider advice from experts in the home building industry.

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