Understanding Human Communication

Understanding Human Communication

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by Ronald B. Adler, George Rodman

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This is the Student Resource Manual to accompany Understanding Human Connection, 8e.


This is the Student Resource Manual to accompany Understanding Human Connection, 8e.

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Revised and updated edition (4th ed., 1991) of an introductory textbook that both explains the phenomenon of human communication and helps students improve their own communication behavior. A new 30-page appendix, Understanding Mass Communication, addresses the importance of mass media, milestones in mass communication history, social effects of media, and ethical and legal issues. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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"Understanding Human Communication provides students with the material they need to know to become competent communicators in the 21st century."—Patricia Carr Connell, Gadsden State Community College, Alabama

"I have used this book for several semesters with great success. Students like it, I like it, and it provides the most basic communication concepts without oversimplifying or trivializing the material."—B. Hannah Rockwell, Loyola University Chicago

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Harcourt College Publishers
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Ronald B. Adler is Professor of Communication at Santa Barbara City College. He is coauthor of Interplay: The Process of Interpersonal Communication, Tenth Edition (OUP, 2006), Looking Out, Looking In (2006), and Communicating at Work: Principles and Practices for Business and the Professions (2006).

George Rodman is Professor of Mass Communication at Brooklyn College, City University of New York, where he founded the television writing program. He is author of Mass Media in a Changing World, Second Edition (2007), and Making Sense of Media (2001).

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