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Published: 14 November 2017

496 Pages

8 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190646257

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The Process of Interpersonal Communication

Fourteenth edition

Ronald B. Adler, Lawrence B. Rosenfeld, and Russell F. Proctor II

  • Balanced coverage of theory and application offers outstanding scholarship and practical insights
  • Discussions of current social media use and mediated communication are integrated throughout
  • "Media Clip" boxes use films and TV shows to illustrate interpersonal communication concepts
  • "Watch and Discuss" activities highlight viral videos and provide engaging discussion questions
  • "Dark Side of Communication" sidebars address interpersonal communication challenges
  • "At Work" boxes help readers apply current scholarship to their careers
  • "Focus on Research" boxes cover timely topics by highlighting new and noteworthy interpersonal scholarship
  • "Assessing Your Communication" features invite students to evaluate and improve their interpersonal communication skills

New to this Edition:

  • New "Watch and Discuss" activities in every chapter provide thoughtful discussion questions to help students explore and apply important chapter concepts
  • Video clips for the "Watch and Discuss" and "Media Clip" features are now included in the student and instructor resource package: the free student site, enhanced eBook, Dashboard, and course cartridges for your learning management system
  • New and updated "Media Clip," "Focus on Research," "Dark Side of Communication," and "At Work" boxes are included in every chapter
  • Masspersonal and multimodal communication are now highlighted in the first chapter to set the stage for new social media and mediated communication coverage throughout
  • Intersectionality, code-switching, disability studies, gender and language, and other important topics in research and society have been added, updated, and expanded

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