ERIC Number: ED253878
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
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Listening. Second Edition.
Wolvin, Andrew D.; Coakley, Carolyn Gwynn
Intended for those who want to understand the nature of listening in the communication process and for students who wish to understand and improve their own behaviors as listeners, this book draws upon theory and research in the field of listening as well as from a variety of other disciplines. The 10 chapters of the book discuss the following topics: (1) the need for effective listening, (2) the process of communication, (3) the process of listening, (4) listening as a communication function, (5) discriminative listening, (6) comprehensive listening, (7) therapeutic listening, (8) critical listening, (9) appreciative listening, and (10) the listener's communication roles. Each chapter includes examples of the type of listening being discussed and activities designed to help readers apply to their own listening behavior the principles of effective listening described. (FL)
Descriptors: Auditory Discrimination, Communication Skills, Curriculum Development, Educational Research, Higher Education, Interpersonal Communication, Language Arts, Learning Processes, Listening Comprehension, Listening Skills, Nonverbal Communication, Secondary Education
Wm. C. Brown Publishers, 2460 Kerper Blvd., Dubuque, IA 52001 ($12.76); instructor's manual designed to be used with this book is available by writing to the speech editor at the above address.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Books; Guides - General
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Identifiers: Theory Practice Relationship