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The handy communication answer book, by Lauren Sergy

Label
The handy communication answer book
Title
The handy communication answer book
Statement of responsibility
by Lauren Sergy
Creator
Contributor
Author
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Whether it's for a professional presentation, a school paper, an Internet blog or video, or something more personal, The Handy Communication Answer Book explains the concepts, provides insights, shares advice, and examines the skills needed to master effective and efficient communication for every setting and occasion
Cataloging source
CaBNVSL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sergy, Lauren
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
P211
LC item number
.S455 2017 EBOOK
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Credo Reference (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Written communication
  • Oral communication
  • Business communication
Label
The handy communication answer book, by Lauren Sergy
Link
https://brynathyn.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.credoreference.com/content/title/vipcab?institutionId=4215
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Photo sources -- Introduction -- What is communication? General communication; Verbal communication; Nonverbal communication; Written communication -- A brief history of communication: Orality, oral traditions, and oratory; Communicating over distances; Mass media: newspapers, radio, and TV; The influence of the Internet -- Rhetoric: Key ideas and terms; Rhetoric from classical to modern times; Rhetoric today; Rhetorical terms, concepts, devices -- Effective written communication: Common types of written communication; Affecting meaning and interpretation; Persuasiveness; Clarity; Clichés, run-ons, and other gaffes; Specialty writing -- The email minefield: Email in brief; Advantages and pitfalls of email; Effective use of email; Email etiquette -- Social media: Social media in brief; Advantages and pitfalls of social media; Effective use of social media; Social media etiquette -- The psychology of public speaking: How public speaking and oratory affect communication; Anxiety and fear of public speaking; Characteristics of a good public speaker -- Contemporary public speaking: Revolutions in radio, TV, and the Internet; Important speakers and speeches of the 20th and 21st centuries; Major public speaking organizations and events -- Speeches and presentations: Styles and types of speeches and presentations; Key elements of speeches and presentations; Structure and organization; Delivery -- The human voice: Anatomy of speaking; Developing your voice; Using your voice effectively --
  • Body talk: The effects of body language; Developing your body language; Using body language effectively -- Audience matters: Audience needs and wants; Engaging your audience; Hecklers, smartphones, and other annoyances -- Technology and equipment: Amplifiers; Recording devices; Internet applications; Memory aids; Slideshows and visual presentations -- Business communication: Interpersonal relationships and etiquette; Workplace conflict management; Persuasive communication; Negotiation; Business writing; Networking; Pitching; Websites and social media; In-person presentations; Phone and voice-only presentations; Acceptance speeches and addresses -- Social communication: Wedding toasts and other common scenarios; Communicating across cultures; Communicating across generations; Negotiating with and persuading family and friends -- Academic communication: Style and conventions; Instructional presentation skills; Conferences, journals, blots, etc. -- Appendix 1. Rhetoric in political speeches -- Appendix 2. Sample speeches for real life -- Further reading
Control code
9781786843081
Dimensions
digital files.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Enhanced Credo edition
Extent
1 online resource (25 entries)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781786843081
Media category
electronic
Media MARC source
isbdmedia
Other physical details
122 images
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaBNVSL)gtp00567077
  • (Credo)vipcab2017
  • (OCoLC)985344818
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The handy communication answer book, by Lauren Sergy
Link
https://brynathyn.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search.credoreference.com/content/title/vipcab?institutionId=4215
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Photo sources -- Introduction -- What is communication? General communication; Verbal communication; Nonverbal communication; Written communication -- A brief history of communication: Orality, oral traditions, and oratory; Communicating over distances; Mass media: newspapers, radio, and TV; The influence of the Internet -- Rhetoric: Key ideas and terms; Rhetoric from classical to modern times; Rhetoric today; Rhetorical terms, concepts, devices -- Effective written communication: Common types of written communication; Affecting meaning and interpretation; Persuasiveness; Clarity; Clichés, run-ons, and other gaffes; Specialty writing -- The email minefield: Email in brief; Advantages and pitfalls of email; Effective use of email; Email etiquette -- Social media: Social media in brief; Advantages and pitfalls of social media; Effective use of social media; Social media etiquette -- The psychology of public speaking: How public speaking and oratory affect communication; Anxiety and fear of public speaking; Characteristics of a good public speaker -- Contemporary public speaking: Revolutions in radio, TV, and the Internet; Important speakers and speeches of the 20th and 21st centuries; Major public speaking organizations and events -- Speeches and presentations: Styles and types of speeches and presentations; Key elements of speeches and presentations; Structure and organization; Delivery -- The human voice: Anatomy of speaking; Developing your voice; Using your voice effectively --
  • Body talk: The effects of body language; Developing your body language; Using body language effectively -- Audience matters: Audience needs and wants; Engaging your audience; Hecklers, smartphones, and other annoyances -- Technology and equipment: Amplifiers; Recording devices; Internet applications; Memory aids; Slideshows and visual presentations -- Business communication: Interpersonal relationships and etiquette; Workplace conflict management; Persuasive communication; Negotiation; Business writing; Networking; Pitching; Websites and social media; In-person presentations; Phone and voice-only presentations; Acceptance speeches and addresses -- Social communication: Wedding toasts and other common scenarios; Communicating across cultures; Communicating across generations; Negotiating with and persuading family and friends -- Academic communication: Style and conventions; Instructional presentation skills; Conferences, journals, blots, etc. -- Appendix 1. Rhetoric in political speeches -- Appendix 2. Sample speeches for real life -- Further reading
Control code
9781786843081
Dimensions
digital files.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Enhanced Credo edition
Extent
1 online resource (25 entries)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781786843081
Media category
electronic
Media MARC source
isbdmedia
Other physical details
122 images
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaBNVSL)gtp00567077
  • (Credo)vipcab2017
  • (OCoLC)985344818
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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