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Looking Out, Looking In 16th Edition

Learn how to master and apply strong communication principles in both your personal relationships and on the job with Adler/Proctor/Manning's popular LOOKING OUT, LOOKING IN, 16E. Written with you in mind, this market-leading book connects today's latest research and theories to your everyday life. This is a textbook you'll actually enjoy reading with current, captivating magazine-style readings and the latest pop culture references -- from recent Marvel movies to viral stars rising through TikTok. This edition continues to focus on the impact of social media and technology on relationships, whether it's "Netflix and chill" or families tethered to cell phones during dinner. You explore the lives of diverse people as you gain a wide sense of understanding about relationships. Compelling photos and cartoons, thought-provoking prompts and hands-on activities bring principles to life. MindTap digital resources are also available to reinforce learning. Read More

Ronald B. Adler| Russell F. Proctor II

©2023

Comm 6th Edition

A direct response to ongoing research into students' workflows and preferences, Sellnow/Verderber/Verderber's COMM6 delivers the best of print and digital resources to meet the needs of all generations and learning styles. It combines an easy-reference, paperback textbook with Chapter Review Cards and an innovative online experience -- all at an affordable price. Delivering comprehensive yet succinct coverage, it integrates the latest research, best practices and timely, relevant examples. It also gives you the convenience of anywhere, anytime learning so you can access the text and interactive learning tools on almost any device. Read More

Deanna Sellnow| Kathleen S. Verderber| Rudolph F. Verderber

©2021

Interpersonal Communication 9th Edition

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: EVERYDAY ENCOUNTERS, 9th Edition, relates theory and skills directly to students' everyday interactions as it delivers a solid introduction to interpersonal communication. An emphasis on cultural diversity is thoroughly woven throughout the new 9th edition, empowering you with the skills you need to effectively communicate with people who may not share a similar background. The new edition also features increased coverage of social media, including a section in every chapter that discusses connections between chapter themes and social media. The MindTap Mobile App, fully integrated with the text, lets you learn when and wherever you want. Read or listen to the text and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards and practice quizzes. Read More

Julia T. Wood

©2020

Public Speaking 3rd Edition

Packed with the latest research, best practices and plenty of hands-on applications, Keith/Lundberg's PUBLIC SPEAKING: CHOICES AND RESPONSIBILITY, 3rd Edition, equips you with everything you need to become an excellent public speaker. Based on rhetorical theory, the text focuses on the role of choices and civic engagement/responsibility--emphasizing the importance of civility in public discourse. It describes the audience as a "public" to which the speaker belongs, rather than as a separate entity defined only by demographics. Completely up to date, the 3rd Edition includes new coverage of "fake news" and "lightning talks" as well as an entire chapter devoted to special kinds of speeches like TED Talks, PechaKucha, poetry slams and more. Read More

William Keith| Christian O. Lundberg

©2020

Interconnections 1st Edition

Do you find Twitter or Instagram more interesting than textbooks? From an interpersonal communications viewpoint, that makes perfect sense because social media connect you with your friends. Now there's a text you can easily connect with. With its intriguing anecdotes, current research and student-friendly storytelling style, INTERCONNECTIONS equips you with a solid foundation in interpersonal communication. You'll read about conflicts and communications between people that will help you apply key ideas from the latest research. Surveys help you analyze your own communication style and the text provides the tools to change it--if you want. Links to clips from current TV shows bring chapter concepts to life. To help you maximize your study time, the award-winning app MindTap offers video activities, auto-graded chapter quizzes, interactive flash cards and ReadSpeaker, which will read the textbook to you. Read More

Jonathan M. Bowman

©2019

The Speaker's Handbook, Spiral Bound Version 12th Edition

Helping you build your public speaking skills for a variety of contexts, THE SPEAKER'S HANDBOOK, 12th Edition, covers the entire process of preparing, organizing, developing and delivering a speech, making it the ideal resource for beginning and experienced speakers alike. The handbook's comprehensive coverage emphasizes ethics, reasoning, audience analysis, and diversity throughout. Each chapter is designed to stand alone, so you can easily refer only to the sections you need. Vivid graphics illustrate key concepts like public speaking anxiety. Recent speeches from beginning speakers as well as public figures--including Congressman John Lewis’s dedication speech for the National Museum of African American History and Culture--give you relevant speech models to analyze. In addition to valuable tips and advice, the handbook is packed with hands-on activities to give you plenty of practice and checklists to help you review what you've learned. Read More

Jo Sprague| Douglas Stuart| David Bodary

©2019

Gendered Lives 13th Edition

Packed with the latest research and emerging issues from the field, GENDERED LIVES: COMMUNICATION, GENDER, & CULTURE, 13th Edition, equips you with the knowledge and tools to think critically about gender and society. Written by leading gender communication scholars, the text offers a balanced perspective of masculinity and femininity as it demonstrates the multiple and often interactive ways your views of gender are shaped within contemporary culture. The 13th Edition offers expansive coverage of men's issues, an integrated emphasis on social media and a stronger focus on gender in the public sphere. Its current coverage and conversational, first-person writing styles make it an engaging introduction to the field! Read More

Julia T. Wood| Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz

©2019

Communicating For Results 11th Edition

COMMUNICATING FOR RESULTS: A GUIDE FOR BUSINESS AND THE PROFESSIONS, 11th Edition, equips you with the basic concepts and techniques you need to successfully communicate in today's business world, regardless of your current level of experience. Covering every aspect of the communication process, the text gives you a competitive edge in any business situation -- using social media more effectively, conducting professional interviews, making skilled presentations with professional visual aids, assuming a leadership role, participating in successful teams, and more. Online video clips of common professional scenarios paired with chapter concepts give you a realistic view into the business world, while Polishing Your Career Skills features provide diagnostic tools to help you sharpen your skills. In addition, MindTap Communication provides an interactive learning solution to help you maximize your course success. Read More

Cheryl Hamilton

©2018

Speak 4th Edition

Learn Public Speaking YOUR Way with SPEAK4! This easy-reference, paperback textbook presents course content through visually engaging chapters and Chapter Review Cards that consolidate the best review material into a ready-made study tool. With the textbook or on its own, SPEAK4 Online allows easy exploration of SPEAK4 anywhere, anytime--including on your device. Collect your notes from the interactive content and create StudyBits as you go to remember what’s important. Then, either use preset study resources or personalize the product through easy-to-use tags and filters to prioritize your study time. Make and review flashcards, review related content and track your progress with Concept Tracker--all in one place and at an affordable price! Read More

Kathleen S. Verderber| Deanna Sellnow| Rudolph F. Verderber

©2018

Public Speaking 4th Edition

Combining time-test techniques with the latest digital resources, Coopman and Lull's PUBLIC SPEAKING: THE EVOLVING ART, 4th Edition, gives you the tools and knowledge to become a confident, competent, and ethical public speaker in today's media-driven society. Four peer mentors bring text concepts and strategies to life with seamlessly integrated video and animation segments that highlight strategies for successful public speaking. Examples from popular culture include analysis of the public speaking success of Bernie Sanders, Malala Yousafzai, and others, while "Apply It" boxes help you put what you learn into practice outside the classroom. Read More

Stephanie J. Coopman| James Lull

©2018

Communication In Our Lives 8th Edition

COMMUNICATION IN OUR LIVES, 8th Edition, provides everything you need to become a more confident and effective communicator -- in both your personal and professional life. Award-winning teacher Julia T. Wood combines the latest research, theory, and best practices with hands-on skills development. Extremely student friendly, the text features an engaging, personal tone, while frequent Student Voice sections highlight how past students have experienced key communication concepts. In addition to its signature emphasis on social and cultural diversity, the eighth edition includes expanded coverage of digital media, a new focus on health communication, and an early introduction to public speaking -- with plenty of sample speeches. The text also illustrates the importance of effective communication to today's careers. Interactive, online study tools help you put what you learn into practice as you strengthen your interpersonal, group, public speaking, and media skills. Read More

Julia T. Wood

©2018

Invitation To Public Speaking - National Geographic Edition 6th Edition

Griffin's INVITATION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING, 6th Edition, equips you with solid public speaking skills that will serve you well in your college coursework and far beyond. This text illustrates the power and importance of public speaking in your life as well as in the community. Featuring spectacular photographs, this edition also includes dynamic stories and tips from NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC researchers, scientists, artists, and activists who speak to groups of all sizes and ages. In addition, sample student speeches, speech-building exercises, and step-by-step explanations thoroughly prepare you for speaking in class, at public gatherings, and -- ultimately -- throughout your career. Read More

Cindy L. Griffin

©2018

The Challenge Of Effective Speaking In A Digital Age 17th Edition

A favorite with students, THE CHALLENGE OF EFFECTIVE SPEAKING IN A DIGITAL AGE, 17th Edition, equips you with the skills you need to maximize your course success and become a confident public speaker. Its signature six key Speech Plan Action Steps guide you step by step through topic selection, audience analysis and adaptation, effective research, organization (with an emphasis on outlining), a wide variety of presentational aids (and how to avoid succumbing to "death by PowerPoint"), and language and delivery. Online tools include videos of student speeches accompanied by Interactive Video Activities that help you develop and strengthen your public speaking skills as well as the robust MindTap Speech digital learning solution. Grounded in the latest research, this new edition is an exceptional resource for creating and delivering speeches. Read More

Rudolph F. Verderber| Kathleen S. Verderber| Deanna Sellnow

©2018

Cengage Advantage Books 5th Edition

Providing a quick resource whenever and wherever you need it, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE SPEAKER'S COMPACT HANDBOOK, 5th Edition, equips you with the essential information, tips, and tools you need to be an effective public speaker. Its spiral-bound, quick-reference format makes the handbook easy to use. Each succinct chapter can stand alone, allowing you to easily jump exactly to the topic you need to help you create a great speech. Drawing from academic research and practical experience, the handbook walks you step by step through the entire speechmaking process. Five student-friendly features--Key Points, Quick Tips, Checklists, Web Links, and Critical Thinking Questions--help you stay on track throughout the speech-building process. Read More

Jo Sprague| Douglas Stuart| David Bodary

©2017

Communication Mosaics 8th Edition

COMMUNICATION MOSAICS: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE FIELD OF COMMUNICATION, 8E draws from the most up-to-date research, theories, and technological information to provide both an overview of the field and practical applications you can immediately use to improve your personal, professional, and public communication skills. Extremely student friendly, the text combines the author's signature first-person narrative style with popular student commentaries. It introduces the basic processes and skills central to all communication contexts and then explains how these aspects of communication are applied in specific contexts such as interpersonal and public speaking. New coverage in Chapter 13 walks you step-by-step through the process of planning and preparing a public speech. As you progress through the text, each chapter ends with a case study enabling you to put what you learn into practice. Read More

Julia T. Wood

©2017

Communicate! 15th Edition

Become a successful communicator in all your personal and professional endeavors--whether they're face-to-face or virtual--with COMMUNICATE! 15th Edition. This book will engage you in active learning with theory, application and tools for practicing and assessing specific communication skills in interpersonal, intercultural, group, and public speaking settings. Skill-building exercises, including speech-plan action step activities, guide students through the speech preparation process. COMMUNICATE! provides lively contemporary examples and sample student speeches that ground theory, increase comprehension, and help students become skillful communicators. The role of ethics in communication is integrated throughout the text, as is the role of technology and social media. The chapters on listening (Ch. 6) and presentational aids (Ch. 13) have been significantly revised. Read More

Kathleen S. Verderber| Deanna Sellnow| Rudolph F. Verderber

©2017

Invitation To Human Communication - National Geographic 2nd Edition

Communication is key to your social, political, professional, and personal life. Packed with case studies and tips from nationally recognized explorers, scientists, researchers, and activists, INVITATION TO HUMAN COMMUNICATION - NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, 2e equips you with the foundational skills you need to compete and succeed in today's fast-paced workplace. It also helps you recognize the importance and centrality of communication in your professional and personal life. Insightful Communicating in the Workplace features introduce you to real-world workplace needs and the role of communication in negotiating those needs, while Ethical Moments help you work through modern dilemmas you may eventually face in the workplace and resolve them civilly._x000D_ Read More

Cindy Griffin| Jennifer Emerling Bone

©2017

Communication Between Cultures 9th Edition

Emphasizing the roles that family, religion, and history play in intercultural communication, COMMUNICATION BETWEEN CULTURES, 9E helps you increase your understanding and appreciation of different cultures while developing practical skills for improving your communication with people from other cultures. Bringing chapter concepts to life, the text is packed with the latest research and compelling examples that help you take a look at your own assumptions, perceptions, and cultural biases so you can see the subtle and profound ways culture affects communication. The ninth edition also includes insightful discussions of the impact of globalization, a new chapter on intercultural communication competence, and extensive coverage of new technology. Read More

Larry A. Samovar| Richard E. Porter| Edwin R. McDaniel| Carolyn Sexton Roy

©2017

Public Speaking 2nd Edition

PUBLIC SPEAKING: CHOICES AND RESPONSIBILITY, 2e delivers a practical, up-to-date resource that will sharpen your public-speaking skills and empower you to make the best choices for your speech audience and situation. Hands-on applications enable you to analyze what you learn and immediately put it into practice. The Second Edition includes new coverage of Monroe's Motivated Sequence, discussions of TED talks and PechaKucha, extended treatment of fallacies, and expanded emphasis on outlining. New Remix features apply the latest research in business and social science to public speaking skills. In addition, MindTap digital learning solution provides an array of tools and apps to help you maximize your course success. PUBLIC SPEAKING will help you master your skills -- and use them to make a difference in your career and your community. Read More

William Keith| Christian O. Lundberg

©2017

Public Relations Writing 11th Edition

Providing the best of practical tools, real-world examples and proven theories, PUBLIC RELATIONS WRITING: STRATEGIES & STRUCTURES, 11th Edition, teaches you the essentials of writing with understanding and purpose. Extremely student friendly, it guides you step by step through a logical progression of PR writing, starting with the roles and responsibilities of the PR writer, followed by writing principles, preparing to write, writing for select audiences, and writing for crisis situations. It thoroughly explains the different styles and techniques behind writing principles. The Eleventh Edition also includes an entire chapter devoted to writing for social media. Read More

Doug Newsom| Jim Haynes

©2017

Looking Out, Looking In 15th Edition

A longtime favorite with millions of students, LOOKING OUT, LOOKING IN, 15th Edition equips you with practical communication concepts and skills you can immediately start applying in your personal relationships as well as on the job. Extremely reader friendly, the text connects the latest theories and research to real-world practice. The Fifteenth Edition includes an all-new Chapter 2 devoted to interpersonal communication and social media, while coverage of mediated communication is also integrated throughout. In addition, diverse examples, engaging readings, compelling cartoons, vibrant photos, and popular culture references bring chapter concepts to life. Read More

Ronald B. Adler| Russell F. Proctor II

©2017