Survey of Communication Study
by Laura Hahn, Lance Lippert, Scott Paynton
Publisher: Wikibooks 2011
This text offers the opportunity to introduce people to Communication as an academic field of study. We lay the foundation by covering the scope of communication study, its history, as well as a brief introduction to theories and research methods. We survey many of the areas of specialization practiced in the field of Communication today.
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