Author: Ronald Adler
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date: 2014-11
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
With its unique blend of compelling topics and rich pedagogy, the thirteenth edition of Interplay: The Process of Interpersonal Communication offers a perfect balance of theory and application to help students understand and improve their own relationships. Interplay's inviting visual format and rich pedagogy continue to make this text the market leader in Interpersonal Communication. NEW TO THIS EDITION: * Expanded and updated coverage of social media's impact on interpersonal communication, with new material in every chapter * Significantly revised and updated Chapter 2, Culture and Interpersonal Communication * Expanded discussions of various interpersonal contexts in Chapter 10, Communication in Close Relationships: Friends, Family, and Romantic Partners * New discussions of perceptual biases, gender effects on language use, listening styles, facilitative emotions, relational maintenance and social support, and invitational communication * Updated"Media Clip," "Focus on Research," "Dark Side of Communication," and "At Work" boxes in each chapter * New or updated "Assessing Your Communication" features in every chapter * New "Check Your Understanding" summary points at the end of each chapter * New TV and film examples and a corresponding YouTube channel Previous publication dates January 2012, February 2009, March 2006
Facts101 is your complete guide to Interplay, The Process of Interpersonal Communication. In this book, you will learn topics such as Communication and the Self, Perceiving Others, Language, and Nonverbal Communication plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
Author: Ronald B. Adler
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2006-05
Now in a new edition, Interplay: The Process of Interpersonal Communication provides a comprehensive and engaging introduction to communication in interpersonal relationships. Based on an extensive body of scholarship, interplay cites more than 1,000 sources--30% of which are new to the ninth edition--and provides a variety of thought-provoking photos, sidebars, and cartoons that illustrate key points in the text and connect them to everyday life and popular culture. The ninth edition is updated and revised throughout to help make material more clear and useful to students. It provides new information on how people manage their identities on the Internet, how people interpret language in everyday situations, reasons for defensiveness, the role of physical appearance in relational communication, and how technology and gender affect different types of interaction. In addition, the text expands coverage of emotional expression, and extends its balance treatment of gender influences, self-disclosure, and methods of managing privacy in personal relationships. FEATURES OF THE NINTH EDITION BLNew-Part IV: Contexts of Interpersonal Communication focuses on some of the most important circumstances that surround human interaction. Dedicated chapters focus on culture (Chapter 12), and work and family (all-new Chapter 13). Each chapter provides context-specific guidelines for communicating effectively. BLNew-Self-Assessment Instruments in each chapter allow students to analyze their current communication behavior and its consequences. The behaviors discussed include listening styles, expressing emotions, self-disclosure, and ways to handle aggression. BLUpdated-FilmClips at the end of each chapter profile recent feature films-including About a Boy (intimacy and self-disclosure), Ghost World (defensiveness), and Life as a House (the role of touch in relationships)-that illustrate communication concepts from the text. BLUpdated-Focus on Research sidebars highlight scholarship that students will find interesting and useful. New profiles address a diverse array of topics, such as the many interpretations of flaming in e-mail messages and expressions of intimacy between fathers and sons. BLUpdated-The Interplay website: www.oup.com/us/highered/interplay features a wealth of resources on theories, concepts, and skills addressed in the text. The website includes a section titled Now Playing that contains reviews of recent films that illustrate communication concepts covered in the text. Other ancillaries include an updated and expanded instructor's manual and a computerized test bank. Interplay: The Process of Interpersonal Communication, 9/e is ideal for freshman and sophomore courses in communication, speech communication, and interpersonal communication.
Ob am Arbeitsplatz, in der Partnerschaft, der Familie oder im Freundeskreis, wir alle kommen hin und wieder in die Lage, heikle Dinge offen ansprechen zu müssen. Aber wer führt schon gern Gespräche, bei denen Meinungsverschiedenheiten, Einwände und Ärger vorprogrammiert sind? Viele Menschen schrecken davor zurück, weil sie nicht wissen, wie sie sich in solchen Situationen richtig verhalten sollen. Genau dabei hilft dieses Buch. Der Bestseller liefert praktische Tipps und Techniken und zeigt nun bereits in der zweiten, überarbeiteten Auflage, wie man schwierige Gespräche konstruktiv meistert und auch über unangenehme Themen gelassen diskutiert.
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Author: Ronald B. Adler
Release Date: 2013-02-15
a href="http://www.oupcanada.com/ebrochure/interplay/index.html"img src="/images/hed/closer_look_btn.gif"/aNow in its third Canadian edition, the market-leading text, Interplay: The Process of Interpersonal Communication, provides students with a solid foundation for effective communication with an emphasis on Canadian cultures, values, and identities. Highlighting the practical application ofcommunication skills, this fully updated edition integrates a wide range of examples and statistics throughout. Two brand new chapters - on family communication and communication at work - along with expanded coverage of technology and different forms of electronic communication, make this the mostcurrent and relevant resource available. By showing how to apply communication skills in a variety of situations and cultural settings, Interplay prepares students to become effective communicators in both their personal and professional lives.
Author: Ronald Adler
Release Date: 2016-11-15
For more than three decades, Understanding Human Communication has been the best-selling text for the Human Communication course. Solidly grounded in scholarship, it provides students with the insights and skills to succeed in today's changing world. This new edition includes important updates on evolving topics like culture, gender, and technology, and features an updated design that reflects the interests and tastes of today's students.
Author: Ronald Adler
Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Interpersonal communication
Interplay: The Process of Interpersonal Communication provides a comprehensive and engaging introduction to communication in interpersonal relationships. Based on an extensive body of scholarship, Interplay cites more than 1000 sources and provides a variety of thought-provoking photos, side-bars, and cartoons that illustrate key points in the text and connect them to everyday life and popular culture.