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Looking Out, Looking In 15th Edition

Ronald B. Adler | Russell F. Proctor II

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Overview

LOOKING OUT, LOOKING IN, 15th Edition, maintains a tradition of linking the latest research and theory to readers' everyday lives. It motivates students to learn and apply communication principles in their personal relationships and on the job through expanded emphasis on social media and the role of mediated communication in interpersonal relationships. Diverse examples, new readings, compelling cartoons, lively photos, and popular culture references bring principles to life. Thought-provoking prompts help enhance understanding. Hands-on activities help students put what they learn into action.

Ronald B. Adler, Santa Barbara City College

Ron Adler is professor emeritus at Santa Barbara City College, where he developed programs in interpersonal communication, business and professional communication, and communication theories. He has co-authored and edited several textbooks that address communication contexts and topics including interpersonal communication, small group communication, public speaking, assertiveness, and social skills. In addition to writing and teaching, he works with professional and business people to improve their communication on the job.

Russell F. Proctor II, Northern Kentucky University

Russell F. Proctor II is a professor at Northern Kentucky University, where he has taught since 1991. He primarily teaches courses in interpersonal communication, interviewing, and communication pedagogy. In 1997 he won the university's Outstanding Professor Award. He is the author of numerous articles and textbooks focusing on interpersonal communication and communication education, with a particular interest in the use of feature films as instructional resources.

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  • Highlighting the connection between scholarship and everyday life, this seminal user-friendly text delivers a wealth of information and features that show readers how the concepts and skills they learn using this program will help them improve all-important personal and professional relationships.
  • An attention-grabbing assortment of photographs, cartoons, and magazine-style readings reinforce concepts, provide quick starting points for lively classroom discussions, and demonstrate the application of the communication principles described in the chapter.
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Looking Out, Looking In

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. A First Look at Interpersonal Communication.
2. Interpersonal Communication and Social Media.
3. Communication and Identity: Creating and Presenting the Self.
4. Perception: What You See Is What You Get.
5. Emotions: Feeling, Thinking, and Communicating.
6. Language: Barrier and Bridge.
7. Nonverbal Communication: Messages Beyond Words.
8. Listening: More Than Meets the Ear.
9. Communication and Relational Dynamics.
10. Communication in Close Relationships.
11. Improving Communication Climates.
12. Managing Interpersonal Conflicts.

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