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Communication has often been understood as a realm of immaterial, insubstantial phenomena—images, messages, thoughts, languages, cultures, and ideologies—mediating our embodied experience of the concrete world. Communication Matters challenges this view, assembling leading scholars in the fields of Communication, Rhetoric, and English to focus on the materiality of communication. Building on the work of materialist theorists such as Gilles Deleuze, Michel Foucault, Friedrich Kittler, and Henri Lefebvre, the essays collected here examine the materiality of discourse itself and the constitutive force of communication in the production of the real. Communication Matters presents original work that rethinks communication as material and situates materialist approaches to communication within the broader "materiality turn" emerging in the humanities and social sciences. This collection will be of interest to researchers and postgraduate students in Media, Communication Studies, and Rhetoric. The book includes images of the digital media installations of Francesca Talenti, Professor, Department of Communication Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Jeremy Packer
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2013-06-17
File: 320 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781136589591

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Describes how to research, organize, write, and deliver different kinds of speeches and discusses related forms of communication such as debates, oral interpretation, and radio.

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Genre: Education
Author: Randall McCutcheon
Publisher: West Group
Release: 1994
File: 664 Pages
ISBN-13: 0314013903

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Written by an award-winning researcher and professor whose work straddles the fields of communication and healthcare, Talking About Health explores the importance of health communication in the 21st century, and how it affects us all. Organized around six key questions about health and communication: How ‘Normal’ am I? What are My ‘Risk’ Factors? Why Don’t We Get ‘Care’? Is the Public Good ‘Good’ for Me? Who Profits from My Health? and What’s Politics Got to Do with It? Provides readers with specific tools which which to better navigate the healthcare system Translates what we know about communication and health into useful guidelines for everyday practice Includes discussions of politics and healthcare, genetic testing, and alternative care The author's blog http://whyhealthcommunication.com/whc_blog/ focuses on why communicating about health can make a difference in our health and our quality of life

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Roxanne Parrott
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2009-03-30
File: 208 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781444310825

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It is an important time for scholars of communication to develop rich theory addressing critical applied interpersonal issues. Stress, substance abuse, violence, health problems, divorce, safety, and aging are but a few of the problems individuals address in their day-to-day interpersonal communication. That communication is critical to coping successfully with these challenges. Stressing the timeliness of such applied contributions, the International Communication Association instituted a regular feature in its newsletter on communication matters, and focused its most recent conference on applied issues in communication. This edited volume, containing individual chapters by original researchers, explores socially meaningful contributions to the study of interpersonal problems involving language and social action.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Beth A. Le Poire
Publisher: Peter Lang
Release: 2006
File: 315 Pages
ISBN-13: 0820476277

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Why School Communication Matters is an easy-to-use reference for the communication dilemmas that superintendents, principals, and other school leaders face today as they lead faculty and staff, parents and students, neighbors and community leaders. This newly revised edition incorporates the monumental technological changes, including social media that are reframing the way we think and work. The book deals with real life challenges and offers practicable solutions. Demonstrates how school leaders can design effective two-way communication strategies with their own communities—because one size no longer fits all. Draws from some of the best research in school communication and business leadership. Offers a framework of ideas on which school leaders can hang their strategic plans. Examines real challenges—from battles with angry parents to the effective use of data to the management of a major crisis—and links these challenges to larger leadership issues. Includes up to the minute information and fresh statistics on today’s social media and community outreach. Is a boots-on-the-ground field guide of proven strategies to meet the needs of practitioners who work on the front lines Is a reference book for both new and seasoned school leaders Is a textbook for those aspiring to school leadership positions

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Genre: Education
Author: Kitty Porterfield
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Release: 2014-07-07
File: 250 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781475809145

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Genre: Television broadcasting
Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce
Publisher:
Release: 1951
File: 60 Pages
ISBN-13: LOC:00140493302

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Communication Matters: Because great communicators are made, not born. Through Communication MattersË highly interactive program, students learn that our instincts arenËt as good as we think they are and develop the skills needed to become effective communicators. The program prompts students to question their assumptions, helps them to move beyond their personal daily communication experiences, and challenges them to think critically about why and how they communicate in the ways they do. Connect for Communication Matters, Second Edition, reflects our increasingly diverse, interactive, and digital world by using hands-on features. Through an interactive eBook, a suite of student videos for public speaking, and dynamic online activities, students are urged to consider which choices are likely to be effective and which less so. LearnSmart, McGraw-HillËs adaptive learning system, assesses studentsË knowledge of course content and maps out personalized study plans for success. The result: Students are able to internalize core communication principles, adapt their communication behavior more effectively, and actively apply those strategies to all aspects of their lives.

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Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Author: Kory Floyd
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Release: 2013-01-11
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9780077732455

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Speech: Communication Matters, Second Edition boasts new chapters covering interpersonal communication, interviewing, and extemporaneous and impromptu speaking. This text reflects a meaningful ethics theme to help your students develop positive communication skills. Speech: Communication Matters, 2E is authored by leading high school speech teachers and debate coaches to provide you with the effective techniques and strategies for teaching speech/communication.

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Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Author: Randall McCutcheon
Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill School Publishing Company
Release: 2001-02
File: 605 Pages
ISBN-13: 0658013351

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Genre:
Author: Kory Floyd
Publisher:
Release: 2021
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 1260007081

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Genre: Communication
Author: Michael Anthony Bennett
Publisher:
Release: 1991
File: 75 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:1154993072

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