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THE LEADING COLLEGE TEXTBOOK IN THE FIELD OF COMMUNICATION THEORY

 

Tackle theories without fear.

 

32 diverse theories that are a mix of foundational and recent scholarship and, with the benefit of numerous examples and connections to pop culture, help students apply them to their own lives. This program ensures that students have a solid foundation with which to begin understanding the relationships between theories.

In addition to a wealth of information available to all users, there are resources tailored for instructors currently using or considering use of A FIrst Look.

USING THE SITE   



  

THE LEADING COLLEGE TEXTBOOK IN THE FIELD OF COMMUNICATION THEORY

 

Tackle theories without fear.

 

32 diverse theories that are a mix of foundational and recent scholarship and, with the benefit of numerous examples and connections to pop culture, help students apply them to their own lives. This program ensures that students have a solid foundation with which to begin understanding the relationships between theories.

In addition to a wealth of information available to all users, there are resources tailored for instructors currently using or considering use of A FIrst Look.

USING THE SITE   


THE LEADING COLLEGE TEXTBOOK IN THE FIELD OF COMMUNICATION THEORY

Tackle theories without fear.

 

32 diverse theories that are a mix of foundational and recent scholarship and, with the benefit of numerous examples and connections to pop culture, help students apply them to their own lives. This program ensures that students have a solid foundation with which to begin understanding the relationships between theories.

In addition to a wealth of information available to all users, there are resources tailored for instructors currently using or considering use of A FIrst Look.

USING THE SITE   

 

This website provides resources for students and faculty using the textbook A First Look at Communication Theory

The most complete and up-to-date resources will be found for the 10th edition. If you are using the 9th edition, use the Edition Selector in the site header. Editions 7 and 8 are no longer supported because of significant changes made in the 9th edition, which carry over to the 10th edition, including Self-Help Quizzes (for students) and Sample Short Answer Quizzes (for instructors).

The heart of the site is the Theory Resources section, which contains a number of features to help explain the main theories covered in the selected edition. Some come from the text or Instructors Manual, while others are available only on the website, such as:

  • Conversation Videos—interviews with the authors of 13 theories covered in the 9th and 10th editions, plus four with authors of archived theories from previous editions.
  • Archive—PDF versions of chapters from the most recent edition in which a theory was given full coverage.
  • Application Logs, Suggested Movie Clips, Links, Futher Resources—expanded versions of material in the Instructors Manual.
  • Self-Help Quizzes—for student preparation. These were completely rewritten for the 9th edition by co-author Andrew Ledbetter, and expanded for the 10th edition.


 
 

This website provides resources for students and faculty using the textbook A First Look at Communication Theory

The most complete and up-to-date resources will be found for the 10th edition. If you are using the 9th edition, use the Edition Selector in the site header. Editions 7 and 8 are no longer supported because of significant changes made in the 9th edition, which carry over to the 10th edition, including Self-Help Quizzes (for students) and Sample Short Answer Quizzes (for instructors).

The heart of the site is the Theory Resources section, which contains a number of features to help explain the main theories covered in the selected edition. Some come from the text or Instructors Manual, while others are available only on the website, such as:

  • Conversation Videos—interviews with the authors of 13 theories covered in the 9th and 10th editions, plus four with authors of archived theories from previous editions.
  • Archive—PDF versions of chapters from the most recent edition in which a theory was given full coverage.
  • Application Logs, Suggested Movie Clips, Links, Futher Resources—expanded versions of material in the Instructors Manual.
  • Self-Help Quizzes—for student preparation. These were completely rewritten for the 9th edition by co-author Andrew Ledbetter, and expanded for the 10th edition.


 
 

This website provides resources for students and faculty using the textbook A First Look at Communication Theory

The most complete and up-to-date resources will be found for the 10th edition. If you are using the 9th edition, use the Edition Selector in the site header. Editions 7 and 8 are no longer supported because of significant changes made in the 9th edition, which carry over to the 10th edition, including Self-Help Quizzes (for students) and Sample Short Answer Quizzes (for instructors).

The heart of the site is the Theory Resources section, which contains a number of features to help explain the main theories covered in the selected edition. Some come from the text or Instructors Manual, while others are available only on the website, such as:

  • Conversation Videos—interviews with the authors of 13 theories covered in the 9th and 10th editions, plus four with authors of archived theories from previous editions.
  • Archive—PDF versions of chapters from the most recent edition in which a theory was given full coverage.
  • Application Logs, Suggested Movie Clips, Links, Futher Resources—expanded versions of material in the Instructors Manual.
  • Self-Help Quizzes—for student preparation. These were completely rewritten for the 9th edition by co-author Andrew Ledbetter, and expanded for the 10th edition.


 

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