Summary: Ask any communication teacher or student what the most difficult class in his/her academic career was; he/she will probably tell you that it was a communication theory class.
Finally, there's Clarifying Communication Theories, a book that demystifies the concepts that are vitally important for today's communication student. By combining the text with relevant examples and exercises, the student actually "learns by doing."
Clari ...show morefying Communication Theories presents an overview of each theory and defines difficult terms. It also gives critiques of each theory, its current status, and most importantly, how each theory can be translated into everyday use, a process that has been lacking in previously published communication theory books.
Whether using this book in conjunction with other materials or by itself, it offers the student a practical, user-friendly guide through the maze of communication theories.
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