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Test Bank for The Interpersonal Communication Playbook 1st Edition Gamble

Downloadable Instructor Test Bank for The Interpersonal Communication Playbook 1st Edition By Teri Kwal Gamble, Michael W. Gamble, ISBN: 9781544381688, ISBN: 9781544332772

Table Of Content

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Chapter 1: Interpersonal Communication: Why It Matters

Communication Presence

What Is Interpersonal Communication?

Models of Interpersonal Communication

How Does Interpersonal Communication Enhance Life?

Understanding Interpersonal Contact

Diversity and Cultural Considerations

The Impact of Gender

The Impact of Media and Technology

On the Way to Gaining Communication Competence

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Key Terms

Chapter 2: Self-Concept, Identity, and Communication Presence

Self-Concept: Your Answer to Who You Are

Self-Esteem: Assessing Self-Worth

Others Help Shape Our Self-Concept

The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Revising Your Self-Concept: Reexamining Impressions and Conceptions

Diversity and Culture in Relationships: How Important is the “I”?

Seeing the Self Through the Media and Technology Looking Glass

Gaining Communication Competence: Ways to Strengthen Your Self-Concept and Communication Presence

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Chapter 3: Perception and Social Experience

Our Perception Defines Our Reality

The Perception Process in Action

Frameworks of Perception

More Barriers to Accurate Perception

Diversity and Culture: Interpreting Through Different I’s

The Media, Technology, and Perception

Gaining Communication Competence: Enhancing Your Perceptual Skills

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Chapter 4: Listening and Life Contexts

Listening in Your Life

Stages of Listening

Ways of Listening

Listening Ethics

Responding With Feedback

Diversity and Culture in Listening

Media and Technological Influences on Listening

Gaining Communication Skills: Becoming a Better Listener

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Chapter 5: Communicating With Words

Defining Language

The Triangle of Meaning

Remove Semantic Barriers

Consider the Effects of Your Words

Language and Relationships: Communication Style, Words, and Feelings

Language Conveys and Reinforces Attitudes Toward Culture, Gender, and Age

Language, Media, and Technology

Gaining Communication Competence: Making Your Words Work

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Chapter 6: Nonverbal Communication

Defining Nonverbal Communication

Reading Nonverbal Messages

Culture and Nonverbal Behavior

Gender and Nonverbal Behavior

Media, Technology, and Nonverbal Messages

Gaining Communication Competence: Using Skills to Enhance Relational Understanding

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Chapter 7: Conversations: Social Glue

Small Talk: Social Lubricant

What Is Conversation? Why Is It Important?

Conversation Management

Having Difficult Conversations and Repairing Conversational Damage

Cultural Differences and Conversation

Gender Differences and Conversation

Media and Technology Talk

Gaining Communication Competence: Improving Your Conversation Skills

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Chapter 8: Emotions

What Are Emotions?

Managing Emotions

Emotions Have a Look and Feel

Experiencing Emotions in Relationships

Culture and the Expression of Emotion

Gender and the Expression of Emotion

Media and Technology: Modeling and Channeling Feelings

Gaining Communication Competence: Communicating Emotion Skillfully

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Chapter 9: Trust and Deception

What Is Trust?

Forgiveness: Rebuilding a Relationship After Trust Was Betrayed

Cost-Benefit Theory: The Price We Are Willing to Pay for a Relationship

Exploring Relational Situations

Lying and Relationship Ethics

Culture and Gender

Media, Technology, and Lessons in Trust

Gaining Communication Competence: Developing Skills Needed to Nurture Trusting Relationships

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Chapter 10: Power and Influence

The Control Factor: Exploring the Balance of Power in Relationships

Exercising Persuasion

The Impact of Culture, Gender, Media, and Technology on Conceptions of Power

Gaining Communication Competence: Skills for Balancing Power in Relationships

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Chapter 11: Conflict in Relationships

The Meaning of Conflict

Sources and Classifications of Conflict

Conflict Management Styles

Communicating During Conflict

Your Expressive Style

Culture and Conflict Resolution

Gender and Conflict Resolution

Media, Technology, and Conflict Resolution: Models or Madness

Gaining Communication Competence: Guidelines for Skillfully Resolving Conflict

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Chapter 12: Interpersonal Needs, Attraction, and Relationship Dynamics

Why We Form Relationships

Relationship Characteristics

Relationship Attractors

The Relationship Spectrum

How Culture, Gender, and the Media and Technology Influence Our Relationships

Gaining Communication Competence: Guidelines for Skillfully Navigating the Relationship Spectrum

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Chapter 13: Intimacy and Distance in Relationships

Self-Disclosure and Intimacy

Using Relational Dialectics Theory to Understand Relationships

Focusing on Relationship Maintenance

Relationships in Need of Repair: Fix It or End It

The Dark Side of Relationships: Dysfunctions and Toxic Communication

Relationships and Death: Processing Grief

The Effects of Culture, Gender, and Media and Technology on Relational Intimacy

Gaining Communication Competence: Handling Relational Closeness and Distance Skillfully

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Chapter 14: Relationships in Context: Family, Work, and Health-Related Settings

The Nature of Familial Communication

Interpersonal Communication at Work

Interpersonal Communication in Health Care Settings

Gaining Communication Competence Across Contexts

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Glossary
Notes
Index