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Created through a "student-tested, faculty approved" review process, COMM is a concise, visually appealing text that introduces essential speech communication concepts without any delays or distractions. This brief, affordable paperback includes a full suite of learning aids to accommodate your busy lifestyle, including chapter-by-chapter study cards, self-quizzes to help you review the most important concepts, downloadable flash cards, interactive video, Audio Study Tool review downloads, and Speech Builder Express 3.0 features that let you study wherever you are, whenever you have time. Designed for today's students in every detail, this unique solution was developed through conversations, focus groups, interviews, surveys, and input from nearly 150 students like you. From its abbreviated, no-nonsense title, to its useful content and engaging style, COMM is the perfect introductory speech communication text for modern learners.
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Rudolph F. Verderber is a distinguished Teaching Professor of Communication Emeritus at the University of Cincinnati and former National Speaker's Association Professor of the Year is one of the all-time best-selling communication studies authors. The strength of his basic texts lies in his ability to explain and exemplify concepts, theories, and skills to introductory level students. His Cengage texts-COMMUNICATE, THE CHALLENGE OF EFFECTIVE SPEAKING, COMM, and SPEAK-have a reputation for being student favorites due to their accessible presentation of theory and skills.
Kathleen S. Verderber is Associate Professor of Management Emeritus at Northern Kentucky University. She holds an MA in Speech Communication as well as an MBA and a PhD in organizational behavior from the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Verderber has consulted with various civic, professional, and business organizations. She has published numerous articles in several journals and has presented papers at communication and management conferences. She is a coauthor of COMMUNICATE! THE CHALLENGE OF EFFECTIVE SPEAKING IN A DIGITAL AGE, COMM, and SPEAK all with Cengage Learning, and author of INTER-ACT: INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION, CONCEPTS, SKILLS, AND CONTEXTS with Oxford University Press.
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Book Description Cengage Learning, 2012. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0495914495