Human Communication: The Basic Course surveys the broad field of human communication, giving attention to theory, research, and skill development. This book provides an in-depth look at the concepts, principles, and skills of human communication, emphasizing public speaking, interpersonal communication, and small group communication.
This textbook explores the fundamentals of perception, listening, verbal and nonverbal messages, interpersonal relationships, small group communication, interviewing, and public speaking. The ninth edition adds material on cultural issues, workplace communication, communication over the computer, and ethical issues. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)