- Paperback: 480 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press; Thirteenth edition (November 17, 2016)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 9780190297084
- ISBN-13: 978-0190297084
- ASIN: 0190297085
- Product Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.4 x 0.5 inches
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- Customer Reviews: 71 customer reviews
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Understanding Human Communication Thirteenth Edition
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"Understanding Human Communication provides a more sophisticated approach to the introductory course compared with the competitors, and it has a strong track record of success in the community college classrooms."--Milton Hunt, Austin Community College
"Understanding Human Communication offers a compelling take on basic communication concepts and theories and is full of timely examples and relevant topics. I really like the way the text is organized and appreciate the self-assessments throughout!"--Jaime Bochantin, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
"Understanding Human Communication is better done in terms of content, and appeals to students than any other textbook. It begs to be used, and students will not be disappointed"--Lisa Fitzgerald, Austin Community College
About the Author
Ronald B. Adler is Professor of Communication, Emeritus, at Santa Barbara City College. He is coauthor of Interplay: The Process of Interpersonal Communication, Twelfth Edition (OUP, 2013), Looking Out, Looking In (2014), and Communicating at Work: Principles and Practices for Business and the Professions (2013).
George Rodman is Professor in the Department of Television and Radio at Brooklyn College, City University of New York, where he founded the graduate media studies program. He is author of Mass Media in a Changing World, Fourth Edition (2012), Making Sense of Media (2001), and several books on public speaking.
Athena du Pr� is Professor of Communication at the University of West Florida. She is author of Communicating About Health: Current Issues and Perspectives, Fourth Edition (OUP, 2017), as well as other books, journal articles, and chapters on communicating effectively in modern organizations.