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Kirtland Community College Library P 211 .S47 2017 30775305537541 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781578595877
  • ISBN: 1578595878
  • Physical Description: print
    xviii, 397 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Detroit : Visible Ink Press, [2017]

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General Note: Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-387) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: What is communication? : General communication ; Verbal communication ; Nonverbal communication ; Written communication -- A brief history of communication : Orality, oral traditions, and oratory ; Communicating over distances ; Mass media: newspapers, radio, and TV ; The influence of the Internet -- Rhetoric : Key ideas and terms ; Rhetoric from classical to modern times ; Rhetoric today ; Rhetorical terms, concepts, devices -- Effective written communication : Common types of written communication ; Affecting meaning and interpretation ; Persuasiveness ; Clarity ; Clich├ęs, run-ons, and other gaffes ; Specialty writing -- The email minefield : Email in brief ; Advantages and pitfalls of email ; Effective use of email ; Email etiquette -- Social media : Social media in brief ; Advantages and pitfalls of social media ; Effective use of social media ; Social media etiquette -- The psychology of public speaking : How public speaking and oratory affect communication ; Anxiety and fear of public speaking ; Characteristics of a good public speaker -- Contemporary public speaking : Revolutions in radio, TV, and the Internet ; Important speakers and speeches of the 20th and 21st centuries ; Major public speaking organizations and events -- Speeches and presentations : Styles and types of speeches and presentations ; Key elements of speeches and presentations ; Structure and organization ; Delivery -- The human voice : Anatomy of speaking ; Developing your voice ; Using your voice effectively -- Body talk : The effects of body language ; Developing your body language ; Using body language effectively -- Audience matters : Audience needs and wants ; Engaging your audience ; Hecklers, Smartphones and other annoyances -- Technology and equipment : Amplifiers ; Recording devices ; Internet applications ; Memory aids ; Slideshows and visual presentations -- Business communication : Interpersonal relationships and etiquette ; Workplace conflict management ; Persuasive communication ; Negotiation ; Business writing ; Networking ; Pitching ; Websites and social media ; In-person presentations ; Phone and voice-only presentations ; Acceptance speeches and addresses -- Social communication : Wedding toasts and other common scenarios ; Communicating across cultures ; communicating across generations ; Negotiation with and persuading family and friends -- Academic communication : Style and conventions ; Instructional presentation skills ; Conferences, journals, blots, etc. -- Appendix 1. Rhetoric in political speeches -- Appendix 2. Sample speeches for real life.
Summary, etc.: "The subject is written and verbal communication"--
Subject: Written communication
Oral communication
Business communication
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