Communication: Principles for a Lifetime, Portable Edition -- Volume 1: Principles of Communication Steven A. Beebe,Texas State University - San Marcos Susan J. Beebe,Texas State University - San Marcos Diana K. Ivy,Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Volume 1 ofCommunication: Principles for a Lifetime, Portable Editionintroduces the five principles used throughout the text as a framework for understanding the importance of communication: Be awareof your communication with yourself and others. Effectively use and interpretverbalmessages. Effectively use and interpretnonverbalmessages. Listenandrespondthoughtfully to others. Appropriately adaptmessages to others. These principles are designed to help you see the "big picture" of the role and significance of communication, both as you sit in the classroom and as you live your life. The five principles are introduced in Chapter 1.1, and then each principle is discussed and illustrated in a separate chapter. This Portable Edition brings you maximum flexibility in an innovative format and the support that today's communication courses require: The innovative design offour separate volumes-Principles of Communication,Interpersonal Communication,Communicating in Groups and Teams, andPresentational Speaking-allows you totake with you only the volume you needto read and study-the ultimate format to fit the way you live! Contextually placed icons connect to our interactive onlineMyCommunicationLabresources featuringintegrated video clipsof selected speeches and communication concepts, activities, practice tests, and much more, so you can see examples of the communication principles in action and learn more about the theory and skills interactively.Beebe, Steven A. is the author of 'Communication', published 2008 under ISBN 9780205580668 and ISBN 0205580661.