Human Communication: The Basic Course (13th Edition)

ISBN-13: 9780133866384

ISBN-10: 0133866386

Author: Joseph A. DeVito

Edition: 13

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Paperback 480 pages
Public Speaking, Journalism & Media Studies
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Acknowledged author Joseph A. DeVito wrote Human Communication: The Basic Course (13th Edition) comprising 480 pages back in 2014. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0133866386 and 9780133866384. Since then Human Communication: The Basic Course (13th Edition) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.


This text provides a concise and in-depth look at the elements that comprise all basic forms of human communication. With an emphasis on Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, and Small Group Communication, the text also explores key issues and topics in interviewing, organizational communication, and the mass media. Cultural and gender issues are covered in depth. The text also focuses on learning through technology, and the nature and effects of new technologies on human communication. Public speaking is covered in depth (5 full units are devoted to public speaking) to provide readers with the skills for informative and persuasive speaking. Four additional units Emotional Communication, The Special Occasion Speech, Criticism in the Classroom, and Mass Media enable instructors to cover topics that are not always offered in other texts. For anyone interested in improving and understanding key issues of human communication.