A First Look at Communication Theory, Parts 1-2

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McGraw-Hill, 2006 - Computers - 526 pages
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The most widely-used textbook for the communication theory course, A First Look at Communication Theory analyzes the major communication theories at a level that is appropriate for both lower- and upper-level courses. The 33 theories represented in the text reflect a mix of foundational and recent scholarship and strike a balance of scientific and interpretive approaches.

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Review: A First Look at Communication Theory with Conversations with Communication Theorists CD-ROM 2.0

User Review  - Jesse Booth - Goodreads

Required textbook for a class I took for Spring semester. Some good theories inside, but alas, there were some that I completely disagreed with. Read full review

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User Review  - Leah Jones - Goodreads

This was the textbook for my Communication perspectives course. I thought it was very well written and did a good job of explaining the different theories in a clear and concise manner. Read full review


DIVISION ONE Communication as Artful Public Address

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Em Griffin is professor emeritus of communication at Wheaton College in Illinois, where he has taught since 1970. He received his bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Michigan and his M. A. and Ph.D. in Communication from Northwestern university. His research interest centers on the development of close friendships. Griffin is the author of Getting Together and Making Friends (& Making Them Count).

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