ERIC Number: ED074555
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Publication Date: 1973
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Elements of Interpersonal Communication.
Keltner, John W.
Fundamental to this books is an understanding of the self and the other in the societal context of interpersonal communication. The book develops a concept of interpersonal communication which encompasses the utilitarian, the artistic, and the therapeutic functions interpersonal interaction peforms. Inherent in the development of all three functions are self-awareness and self-growth. The book is designed to help its readers develop their own communication experiences through an understanding of the significance and consequences of interpersonal communication. Each chapter deals with a specific element necessary for interpersonal communication. Objectives are listed at the beginning of each chapter and short summaries appear at the end. Annotated suggestions for further reading, in addition to exercises and activities, are also included. (LG)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Communication (Thought Transfer), Human Relations, Interpersonal Competence, Interpersonal Relationship, Perception, Self Actualization, Social Development, Social Relations, Undergraduate Study
Wadsworth Publishing Co., Inc., Belmont, Calif. 94002 ($4.95)
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