Interpersonal Communication: Everyday Encounters, 7th Edition

  • Julia T. Wood University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • ISBN-10: 1111346402
  • ISBN-13: 9781111346409
  • 384 Pages Paperback 
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2007, 2002
  • © 2013 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $133.75 
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Overview

Written by Julia T. Wood, one of the communication field's leading scholars, INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: EVERYDAY ENCOUNTERS, 7E, actively engages students in interpersonal theories, ethics, and the understanding of social diversity while fostering skills students will apply in their everyday encounters. This new seventh edition integrates the latest communication research and devotes more attention to and provides additional exercises on active learning.


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  • There is an emphasis on active learning with the "Everyday Applications" margin feature. The "Everyday Applications" icons point students to additional active learning exercises at the end of the chapter.
  • "Assess Your Learning" review questions invite students to engage actively in further reflection and discussion of ideas.
  • The "Engage Ideas" feature provides an increased emphasis on active learning and workplace application. At the end of each chapter, two questions are included--one question to engage students in active learning and one question to encourage students to connect chapter material to workplace content.
  • Findings from more than 175 new sources reflect the latest research, such as the impact of validating communication between parents and adolescent children, new research demonstrating the success and failure rates of long-distance dating relationships, new coverage of forgiveness in relationships, and new attention to "family words" (invented words that enhance family cohesiveness).
  • A robust CourseMate features a variety of resources that are mapped to key communication learning concepts as well as to specific chapter learning lists. Resources include an enhanced eBook, audio study tools, chapter downloads, interactive video activities, self-assessments, and Web resources available with the text.

What's New

  • The seventh edition includes an increased emphasis on active learning.
  • The "Engage Ideas" feature includes a question to engage students in active learning and a question to encourage students to connect chapter material to workplace content.
  • In each chapter, strengthened attention to the workplace includes integrated research on on-the-job communication.
  • Findings from more than 175 new sources reflect the latest research related to interpersonal communication.

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Table of Contents

Part 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.
Part 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.
Epilogue: Continuing the Conversation.
Glossary.
References.
Index.

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Meet the Author

About the Author

Julia T. Wood

Julia T. Wood is the Lineberger Professor of Humanities, the Caroline H. and Thomas Royster Distinguished Professor of Graduate Education, and a professor in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she teaches courses and conducts research on gender, communication, culture, and communication in personal relationships. Dr. Wood has authored 17 books and edited 9 others. In addition, she has published more than 80 articles and book chapters, and she has won 12 awards for undergraduate teaching and 13 awards for her scholarship. She received her BA from North Carolina State University, her MA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her PhD from Pennsylvania State University.

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