Fundamentals of Oral Communication

Nominated for National Communication Association Basic Course Division 2019 Textbook of Distinction Award

  • The most thoroughly researched basic communication course textbook on the market

  • Comprehensive coverage: public speaking, interviewing, group communication, interpersonal communication

  • CONTENTS

    • Chapter 1 Foundations of Communication

    • Chapter 2 Communicating Confidently and Competently

    • Chapter 3 Self and Others: Identities and Cultures

    • Chapter 4 Listening

    • Chapter 5 Verbal Communication

    • Chapter 6 Nonverbal Communication

    • Chapter 7 Research Techniques and Information Literacy

    • Chapter 8 Supporting Your Ideas

    • Chapter 9 Organization and Outlining

    • Chapter 10 Presentation Aids

    • Chapter 11 Speakers, Speeches, and Audiences

    • Chapter 12 Informative Presentations

    • Chapter 13 Persuasive Presentations

    • Chapter 14 Interpersonal Relationships

    • Chapter 15 Managing Conversations and Conflicts

    • Chapter 16 Communicating with Technology

    • Chapter 17 Interviewing

    • Chapter 18 Small Group Communication

    • Chapter 19 Group Roles and Behaviors

    • Appendix A Special Occasion Speeches

    • Appendix B Sample Speeches and Case Studies

    • Index

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