Chapter 1. Listening Engagement: Intersecting Theoretical Perspectives

  1. Andrew D. Wolvin Professor
  1. Andrew D. Wolvin Professor

Published Online: 3 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314908.ch1

Listening and Human Communication in the 21st Century

Listening and Human Communication in the 21st Century

How to Cite

Wolvin, A. D. (2010) Listening Engagement: Intersecting Theoretical Perspectives, in Listening and Human Communication in the 21st Century (ed A. D. Wolvin), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314908.ch1

Editor Information

  1. University of Maryland, College Park, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Maryland, College Park, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181655

Online ISBN: 9781444314908

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Keywords:

  • listening engagement - intersecting theoretical perspectives;
  • foundation for building listening theory;
  • principal research and theory in listening - for building listening theory;
  • Powers, (1995), conceptual model for understanding intellectual structure of communication field;
  • International Listening Association (ILA) - sponsoring “state of the art” of listening theory and research;
  • concept of ‘listening’ - hypothetical construct in theory building and research;
  • listening competency - building on tripartite cognitive, affective and behavioral foundation;
  • ILA and listening - process of receiving, constructing meaning, spoken and/or nonverbal messages;
  • sociology of listening and communication of listening;
  • engagement theory of listening

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Physiology of Listening

  • The Psychology of Listening

  • The Sociology of Listening

  • The Communication of Listening

  • Grounding Listening Theory

  • An Engagement Theory of Listening

  • References