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Online Resources

Below you will find links to many of the information sites listed in the Instructor’s Manual that accompanies Interplay, Eleventh Edition.

Using the Internet and World Wide Web

Communication scholars are increasingly using web pages to supplement instructional materials.

How to Write Pages Using HTML 2.0: A 15 Minute Class

Lissa Explains it All-HTML Help for Kids

The World Wide Web: Getting Your Students Started

Jung Typology Test
Entering this URL will allow you and your students access to a brief introduction to a Myers-Briggs type personality instrument. Students can respond to 70 brief yes/no questions and instantly receive their scores on the four Jungian scales of extrovert vs. introvert, intuitive vs. sensing, feelings vs. thinking, and judging vs. perception. This is an excellent introduction to the beginning information in the interpersonal course.

Serendip Home Page
This interactive site explores individual life experiences, social organization, and intellectual and social change in education. By clicking on “Playground,” you can access a computer version of “The Prisoner’s Dilemma” that can be played on-line. This is only one of many features at this interesting site.

Communication Associations

International Communication Association
This homepage of the International Communication Associate is a source for information about the ICA, its conferences, calls for papers, publications, news flashes, and more.

National Communication Association
The homepage of the NCA-National Communication Association-will give you data about membership in the association, publication catalogues, announcements of conferences and conventions, research and reports, and instructional materials, including The Communication Teacher, which is cited frequently in this manual.

International Listening Association
The homepage of the ILA-International Listening Association—provides information about the organization and its members, articles about listening (Listening Post), links with other communication associations and departments, and a communication citation index.

Eastern Communication Association
Here is the URL for the Eastern Communication Association. You’ll find ECA information (membership, officers, conference schedules), miscellaneous news, and links to “other friendly, communication homepages.”

Central States Communication Association
Here is the URL for the Central States Communication Association. You’ll find CSCA information (membership, officers, conference schedules), miscellaneous news, and links to “other friendly, communication homepages.”

Southern States Communication Association
Here is the URL for the Southern States Communication Association. You’ll find SSCA information (membership, officers, conference schedules), miscellaneous news, and links to “other friendly communication homepages.”

Western States Communication Association
Here is the URL for the Western States Communication Association. You’ll find WSCA information (membership, officers, conference schedules), miscellaneous news, and links to “other friendly communication homepages.”

American Communication Association

Canadian Communication Association

Citing the Internet in Research

Karla’s Guide to Citation Style Guides

Web Extension to APA Style (WEAPAS)

Beyond the MLA Handbook: Documenting Sources on the Internet
“Beyond the MLA Handbook: Documenting Sources on the Internet” has been compiled by Andrew Harnack and Gene Kleppinger of Eastern Kentucky University (Richmond, KY). You'll need to download 51K in order to get this data, but it is an invaluable source for this information.

Sites of General Interest

New York Times
Access The New York Times online. News is updated daily.

CNN
Up to the minute news of all kinds is available courtesy of CNN

555-1212.com
Yahoo People Search
Superpages
These are all “search engines” that can help you to locate a company’s phone number or a person’s e-mail address.

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant
The Paradigm Online Writing Assistant (maintained by Professor Chuck Guildord of Boise State University) focuses on helping students to think about how to conceive a writing assignment: getting ideas, organizing, revising, documenting, creating a thesis, etc. for argumentative, exploratory or informal writing projects

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