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MindTap® Speech, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Wood's Interpersonal Communication: Everyday Encounters, 8th Edition

  • Julia T. Wood University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • ISBN-10: 1305091175  |  ISBN-13: 9781305091177
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $80.00
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I. The Fabric of Interpersonal Communication.
1. A First Look at Interpersonal Communication.
2. Communication and Personal Identity.
3. Perception and Communication.
4. The World of Words.
5. The World Beyond Words.
6. Mindful Listening.
II. Weaving Communication into Relationships.
7. Emotions and Communication.
8. Communication Climate: The Foundation of Personal Relationships.
9. Managing Conflict in Relationships.
10. Friendships in Our Lives.
11. Committed Romantic Relationships.
12. Communication in Families.

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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1305091167 | ISBN-13: 9781305091160

    List Price = $80.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $60.00

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ePack: Interpersonal Communication: Everyday Encounters, Loose-leaf Version, 8th + MindTap® Speech, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10: 1305719328  | ISBN-13: 9781305719323

List Price = $99.95  | CengageBrain Price = $99.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $75.00

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  • MindTap® Speech, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Wood's Interpersonal Communication: Everyday Encounters
    List Price = $80.00  | CengageBrain Price = $80.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $80.00
  • Interpersonal Communication: Everyday Encounters
    List Price = $134.95  | CengageBrain Price = $134.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $101.25


Bundle: Interpersonal Communication: Everyday Encounters, Loose-leaf Version, 8th + MindTap® Speech, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1305698932 | ISBN-13:  9781305698932

List Price = $99.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $75.00

This Bundle Includes:

  • Interpersonal Communication: Everyday Encounters
    List Price = $134.95  | CengageBrain Price = $134.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $101.25
  • MindTap® Speech, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
    List Price = $80.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $60.00


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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Julia T. Wood

Julia Wood joined the faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill when she was 24. During her 37 years on the faculty, she taught classes and conducted research on personal relationships as well as gender, communication, and culture. She was named the Lineberger Distinguished Professor of Humanities and the Caroline H. and Thomas S. Royster Distinguished Professor of Graduate Education. In addition to publishing 25 books and 100 articles and book chapters, she has presented more than 100 papers at professional conferences and campuses around the country. Her accolades include 14 awards honoring her teaching and 16 awards recognizing her scholarship. She received her B.A. from North Carolina State University, her M.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University.