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How Communication Scholars Think and Act : A Lifespan Perspective (Paperback) (Julien C. Mirivel)

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Every great scholar begins as a student. But what does it take to get there? And what is the journey like? This book explores the lifespan development of some of the best-known communication scholars in the United States. Grounded in 30 in-depth interviews, personal stories, and communication theory, the book reveals the nature of human development, the curvature of disciplinary thinking, and the values that drive communication professionals. With powerful examples from great thinkers and teachers such as Robert Craig, Valerie Manusov, and Gerry Philipsen, the book shows that communicating well is a slow, gradual awakening toward others. How Communication Scholars Think and Act is designed to inspire students and faculty alike to persevere in the face of setbacks, to learn about communication more deeply, and to improve human relationships across contexts. This is an ideal text for courses in communication theory, interpersonal communication, and introductory courses to the field. It is a must-read for anyone who wants to become a communication professional.

Number of Pages: 152
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines
Sub-Genre: Communication
Series Title: Lifespan Communication: Children, Families, and Aging
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Inc
Author: Julien C. Mirivel
Language: English
Street Date: January 24, 2017
TCIN: 52026832
UPC: 9781433130786
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-8418
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