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  • J. Dan Rothwell Cabrillo College
  • ISBN-10: 1305098013  |  ISBN-13: 9781305098015
  • © 2016 | Published
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1. Communication Competence in Groups.
2. Groups as Systems.
3. Group Development.
4. Developing the Group Climate.
5. Roles in Groups.
6. Group Leadership.
7. Developing Effective Teams
8. Group Discussion: Defective Group Decision Making and Problem Solving.
9. Group Discussion: Effective Decision Making and Problem Solving.
10. Power in Groups: A Central Dynamic.
11. Conflict Management in Groups.
12. Technology and Virtual Groups.

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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1305098021 | ISBN-13: 9781305098022

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

J. Dan Rothwell

J. Dan Rothwell is chair of the Communication Studies Department at Cabrillo College and the author of four additional books: IN THE COMPANY OF OTHERS: AN INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION, TELLING IT LIKE IT ISN'T: LANGUAGE MISUSE AND MALPRACTICE, INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: INFLUENCES AND ALTERNATIVES with James Costigan, and PRACTICALLY SPEAKING. During his extensive teaching career, Dr. Rothwell has received almost two dozen teaching awards, including the 2010 Ernest L. Boyer International Award for Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Technology conferred by the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, Florida State College, and the National Council of Instructional Administrators; the 2010 Cabrillo College “Innovative Teacher of the Year” award; the 2011 National Communication Association “Community College Educator of the Year” award; a 2012 official resolution by the California State Senate acknowledging his excellence in teaching; and the 2014 “Master Teacher” award from the Western States Communication Association. He has a B.A. in American History from the University of Portland (Oregon) as well as an M.A. in Rhetoric and Public Address and a Ph.D. in Communication Theory and Social Influence, both from the University of Oregon.