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LOOK: Looking Out, Looking In, 4th Edition

  • Ronald B. Adler
  • Judith A. Rolls
  • Russell F. Proctor II
  • ISBN-10: 0176870989
  • ISBN-13: 9780176870980
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2018, 2015, 2012
  • COPYRIGHT: 2021 Published
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Overview

About the Product

LOOK, Fourth Canadian Edition, weaves theory with popular culture and first-person accounts from diverse communicators to provide students with critical understanding of interpersonal communication. Now with even more opportunities for practical application, the fourth edition gives students the modelling and confidence to build communication skills in their own relationships, both in academia and in their future workplaces. Built with students in mind, LOOK, Fourth Canadian Edition, invites students from all programs of study to see the impact of communication skills on their everyday lives.

Features

  • “In Real Life” boxes describe how the skills and concepts from the text sound in everyday life.

  • “Looking at Diversity” boxes provide first-person accounts by communicators from a wide range of cultural, physical, ethnic, and occupational backgrounds.

About the Author

Ronald B. Adler

Ron Adler is professor emeritus at Santa Barbara City College, where he developed programs in interpersonal communication, business and professional communication, and communication theories. He has co-authored and edited several textbooks that address communication contexts and topics including interpersonal communication, small group communication, public speaking, assertiveness, and social skills. In addition to writing and teaching, he works with professional and business people to improve their communication on the job.

Judith A. Rolls

Judy Rolls is a professor at Cape Breton University. In addition to teaching Communications to nursing students, Judy also heads up a communications laboratory that examines the far-reaching effects of communications. Judy has authored three successful editions of Looking Out, Looking In as well as Public Speaking Made Easy.

Russell F. Proctor II

Russell F. Proctor II is a professor at Northern Kentucky University, where he has taught since 1991. He primarily teaches courses in interpersonal communication, interviewing, and communication pedagogy. In 1997 he won the university's Outstanding Professor Award. He is the author of numerous articles and textbooks focusing on interpersonal communication and communication education, with a particular interest in the use of feature films as instructional resources.

Table of Contents

Part One: Looking In
Chapter 1: A First Look at Interpersonal Communication
Chapter 2 Communication and Identity: Creating and Presenting the Self
Chapter 3 Perception: What You See Is What You Get
Chapter 4: Emotions: Feeling, Thinking and Communicating

Part Two: Looking Out
Chapter 5: Language: Barrier and Bridge
Chapter 6: Nonverbal Communication: Messages beyond Words
Chapter 7: Listening: More than Meets the Ear

Part Three: Looking at Relationships
Chapter 8: Communication and Relational Dynamics
Chapter 9: Improving Communication Climates
Chapter 10: Managing Interpersonal Conflicts

Index
Tear-Out Cards

New to this edition

  • New and updated “Invitation to Insight” exercises help students self-assess their communication strengths and weaknesses.
  • New and updated “Skill Builder” activities provide opportunities for students to build and improve their communication skills.
  • New “What do you THINK now?” boxes at the end of each chapter help students reassess their pre- and post-chapter thinking.
  • The “Communication at Work” sections have been expanded into every chapter and updated with coverage of workplace bullying, dealing with conflict on the job, work friendships, and romantic relationships at work.
  • Gender coverage is updated and expanded throughout, including new material on the positive aspects of gender, changes in society, and transgender information and research.
  • “On the Screen” (formerly “At the Movies”) boxes have been updated with more recent film and TV examples that today’s students will recognize and relate to.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

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Student Supplements

MindTap Instant Access (12 Months/Multi Term) for Adler's LOOK: Looking Out, Looking In  (ISBN-10: 0176881395 | ISBN-13: 9780176881399)

Offering personalized paths of dynamic assignments and applications, MindTap enables students to analyze and apply chapter concepts within relevant assignments and allows instructors to measure skills and promote better outcomes with ease. A fully online learning solution, MindTap combines all student learning tools—readings, multimedia, activities, and assessments—into a single Learning Path that guides the student through the curriculum. Instructors personalize the experience by customizing the presentation of these learning tools to their students, even seamlessly introducing their own content into the Learning Path.

MindTap Printed Access Card (12 Months/Multi Term) for Adler's LOOK: Looking Out, Looking In  (ISBN-10: 0176881409 | ISBN-13: 9780176881405)

Offering personalized paths of dynamic assignments and applications, MindTap enables students to analyze and apply chapter concepts within relevant assignments and allows instructors to measure skills and promote better outcomes with ease. A fully online learning solution, MindTap combines all student learning tools—readings, multimedia, activities, and assessments—into a single Learning Path that guides the student through the curriculum. Instructors personalize the experience by customizing the presentation of these learning tools to their students, even seamlessly introducing their own content into the Learning Path.

Value Pack: LOOK: Looking Out, Looking In, 4th Edition + MindTap Printed Access Card (12 Months/Multi Term)  (ISBN-10: 0176916229 | ISBN-13: 9780176916220)