Returning to Interpersonal Dialogue and Understanding Human Communication in the Digital Age

Returning to Interpersonal Dialogue and Understanding Human Communication in the Digital Age

Michael A. Brown Sr. (Florida International University, USA) and Leigh Hersey (University of Louisiana at Monroe, USA)
Release Date: July, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 299
ISBN13: 9781522541684|ISBN10: 1522541683|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781522588306|EISBN13: 9781522541691|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-4168-4

Description

Digital collaboration is abundant in today’s world, but it is often problematic and does not provide an apt solution to the human need for comprehensive communication. Humans require more personal interactions beyond what can be achieved online.

Returning to Interpersonal Dialogue and Understanding Human Communication in the Digital Age is a collection of innovative studies on the methods and applications of comparing online human interactions to face-to-face interactions. While highlighting topics including digital collaboration, social media, and privacy, this book is a vital reference source for public administrators, educators, businesses, academicians, and researchers seeking current research on the importance of non-digital communication between people.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Communication Platforms
  • Data Gathering
  • Digital Collaboration
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Inter-Organizational Communication
  • Privacy
  • Social Media
  • Social Skills

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Michael A. Brown, Sr., Ph.D., earned his Public Administration and Urban Policy degree, International Business, from Old Dominion University (ODU) in May 2011. He is teaching online social media, public relations and communication courses for Florida International University (FIU). Three of his online courses at FIU are recognized for excellence in education by Quality Matters (QM). QM is a nationally recognized faculty peer review organization for online and hybrid course design, signaling the best offerings in education. He is an Air Force civil servant working as the deputy director of Public Affairs for a joint military organization. This PR professional has 40-plus years of military and civilian experience combined, and is an Air Force retiree who served 24 years in uniform.