Textbooks: Communication Studies

  • Practicing Communication Ethics: Development, Discernment, and Decision Making book cover

    Practicing Communication Ethics

    Development, Discernment, and Decision Making, 2nd Edition

    By Paula S. Tompkins

    Practicing Communication Ethics: Development, Discernment, and Decision Making presents a theoretical framework for developing a personal standard of ethics that can be applied in everyday communication situations. This second edition focuses on how the reader’s communication matters ethically in…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge

  • Communication in History: Stone Age Symbols to Social Media book cover

    Communication in History

    Stone Age Symbols to Social Media, 7th Edition

    By Peter Urquhart, Paul Heyer

    Now in its 7th edition, Communication in History reveals how media has been influential in both maintaining social order and as powerful agents of change. Thirty-eight contributions from a wide range of voices offer instructors the opportunity to customize their courses while challenging students…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14
    Routledge

  • Understanding and Teaching English Spelling: A Strategic Guide book cover

    Understanding and Teaching English Spelling

    A Strategic Guide, 1st Edition

    By Adam Brown

    Concise and engaging, this text provides pre-service and practicing English language teachers with the knowledge they need to successfully teach the spelling of English. Offering context and explanation for the English spelling system as well as uniquely addressing specific problems in learning the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Why We Argue (And How We Should): A Guide to Political Disagreement in an Age of Unreason book cover

    Why We Argue (And How We Should)

    A Guide to Political Disagreement in an Age of Unreason, 2nd Edition

    By Scott F. Aikin, Robert B. Talisse

    Why We Argue (And How We Should): A Guide to Political Disagreement in an Age of Unreason presents an accessible and engaging introduction to the theory of argument, with special emphasis on the way argument works in public political debate. The authors develop a view according to which proper…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28
    Routledge

  • Oral Interpretation book cover

    Oral Interpretation

    13th Edition

    By Timothy Gura, Benjamin Powell

    In its 13th Edition, the iconic Oral Interpretation continues to prepare students to analyze and perform literature through an accessible, step-by-step process. New selections join classic favorites, and chapters devoted to specific genres—narrative, poetry, group performance, and more—explore the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-24
    Routledge

  • From Student to Scholar: A Guide to Writing Through the Dissertation Stage book cover

    From Student to Scholar

    A Guide to Writing Through the Dissertation Stage, 1st Edition

    By Keith Hjortshoj

    From Student to Scholar guides graduate students through the "hidden" developmental transition required in writing a dissertation and moving beyond, to become a successful scholar. Identifying common rhetorical challenges across disciplines, author Hjortshoj explains how to accommodate evolving…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Reader of African American Rhetoric: The Longue Duree of Black Voices book cover

    The Routledge Reader of African American Rhetoric

    The Longue Duree of Black Voices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vershawn Ashanti Young, Michelle Bachelor Robinson

    The Routledge Reader of African American Rhetoric is a comprehensive compendium of primary texts that is designed for use by students, teachers, and scholars of rhetoric and for the general public interested in the history of African American communication. The volume and its companion website…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge

  • Prewriting Your Screenplay: A Step-by-Step Guide to Generating Stories book cover

    Prewriting Your Screenplay

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Generating Stories, 1st Edition

    By Michael Tabb

    Prewriting Your Screenplay cements all the bricks of a story’s foundations together and forms a single, organic story-growing technique, starting with a blank slate. It shows writers how to design each element so that they perfectly interlock together like pieces of a puzzle, creating a stronger…

    Paperback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge

  • Purposeful Communication in a Digital Age: Speaking for Success book cover

    Purposeful Communication in a Digital Age

    Speaking for Success, 2nd Edition

    By Jason Schmitt, Arthur Koch

    In recent years, the process and outlet for public speaking has grown with digital progressions such as TED talks and Facebook Live. Purposeful Communication in a Digital Age, 2nd Edition, provides a practical, step-by-step approach to developing and delivering effective speeches. Offering…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • Digital Storytelling: Capturing Lives, Creating Community book cover

    Digital Storytelling

    Capturing Lives, Creating Community, 5th Edition

    By Joe Lambert, Brooke Hessler

    In this revised and updated edition of the StoryCenter's popular guide to digital storytelling, StoryCenter founder Joe Lambert offers budding storytellers the skills and tools they need to craft compelling digital stories. Using a "Seven Steps" approach, Lambert helps storytellers identify the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16
    Routledge

  • Performance Autoethnography: Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Culture book cover

    Performance Autoethnography

    Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Norman K. Denzin

    This book is a manifesto. It is about rethinking performance autoethnography, about the formation of a critical performative cultural politics, about what happens when everything is already performative, when the dividing line between performativity and performance disappears. This is a book about…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge

  • On African-American Rhetoric book cover

    On African-American Rhetoric

    1st Edition

    By Keith Gilyard, Adam J. Banks

    On African-American Rhetoric traces the arc of strategic language use by African Americans from rhetorical forms such as slave narratives and the spirituals to Black digital expression and contemporary activism. The governing idea is to illustrate the basic call-response process of African-American…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge

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