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  • Big Databy Timandra Harkness

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 18.99

    Big data knows where you've been and who your friends are. It knows what you like and what makes you angry. It can predict what you'll buy, where you'll be the victim of crime and when you'll have a heart attack. Big data knows you better than you know yourself, or so it claims. But how well do you know big data? You've probably seen the phrase in... more...

  • Lost Soundby Jeff Porter

    The University of North Carolina Press 2016; US$ 28.99

    From Archibald MacLeish to David Sedaris, radio storytelling has long borrowed from the world of literature, yet the narrative radio work of well-known writers and others is a story that has not been told before. And when the literary aspects of specific programs such as The War of the Worlds or Sorry, Wrong Number were considered, scrutiny was... more...

  • Zwischen Like-Button und Parteibuchby Anna Soßdorf

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 44.99

    Anna Soßdorf untersucht die politischen Offline- und Online-Aktivitäten von Jugendlichen, um die Krisendiagnose einer politisch nahezu unbeteiligten Jugend zu überprüfen. Ihren Fokus richtet sie dabei auf die Frage, inwieweit sich Partizipation im Internet für Jugendliche niedrigschwellig darstellt. Einen weiteren Schwerpunkt ihrer Arbeit bilden die... more...

  • Communicationby Daniel M. Dunn; Lisa M. Goodnight

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 126.95

    Communication: Embracing Difference , 4e, stresses the importance of understanding and celebrating difference as a means to becoming a more effective communicator. This text describes basic communication theory in everyday, non-technical terms and offers students an abundance of opportunities to analyze, understand, practice, and apply skills to real-life... more...

  • The Natural Speakerby Randy Fujishin

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 68.95

    The Natural Speaker is a concise, practical, inexpensive, student-friendly guide to public speaking that explores the basic skills necessary to present a natural, effective, and rewarding speech to any audience. By providing a basic knowledge of speech construction, practice, and delivery, this book is designed to enhance and improve students' natural... more...

  • Principles of Public Speakingby Kathleen M. German; Bruce E Gronbeck (Deceased); Douglas Ehninger; Alan H. Monroe

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 134.95

    Balancing skills and theory, Principles of Public Speaking emphasizes orality, Internet technology, and critical thinking as it encourages the reader to see public speaking as a way to build community in today's diverse world. Within a framework that emphasizes speaker responsibility, critical thinking and listening, and cultural awareness, this... more...

  • Computer Games and Technical Communicationby Jennifer deWinter; Ryan M. Moeller

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Taking as its point of departure the fundamental observation that games are both technical and symbolic, this collection investigates the multiple intersections between the study of computer games and the discipline of technical and professional writing. Divided into five parts, Computer Games and Technical Communication engages with questions related... more...

  • Youth 2.0: Social Media and Adolescenceby Michel Walrave; Koen Ponnet; Ellen Vanderhoven; Jacques Haers; Barbara Segaert

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book grasps the duality between opportunities and risks which arise from children?s and adolescents? social media use. It investigates the following main themes, from a multidisciplinary perspective: identity, privacy, risks and empowerment. Social media have become an integral part of young people?s lives. While social media offer adolescents... more...

  • Communication Science Theory and Researchby Marina Krcmar; David R. Ewoldsen; Ascan Koerner

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    This volume provides a graduate-level introduction to communication science, including theory and scholarship for masters and PhD students as well as practicing scholars. The work defines communication, reviews its history, and provides a broad look at how communication research is conducted. It also includes chapters reviewing the most frequently... more...

  • Semiótica del discursoby Jacques Fontanille; Óscar Quezada

    Fondo Editorial Universidad de Lima 2016; US$ 8.00

    Este texto busca establecer el estado de las investigaciones semióticas y deducir sus consecuencias para los grandes temas de la teoría de la significación: las estructuras elementales, los actantes, la narratividad, las lógicas y la dimensión del discurso, y la enunciación. Asimismo, traza el arco para una síntesis entre las diferentes corrientes... more...