Communication: Principles for a Lifetime, Portable Edition -- Volume 2: Interpersonal 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 2 ofCommunication: Principles for a Lifetime, Portable Editionlinks concepts and strategies for understandinginterpersonal communicationwith the five communication principles for a lifetime that serve as a framework for this text: Be awareof your communication with yourself and others. Effectively use and interpretverbalmessages. Effectively use and interpretnonverbalmessages. Listenandrespondthoughtfully to others. Appropriately adaptmessages to others. These chapters present information to help you better understand the nature and function of communication in relationships and identify strategies that can enhance the quality of your interpersonal relationships with others. This volume also includes practical strategies for interviewing and guidance for balancing technology with interpersonal communication. This Portable Edition brings you maximum flexibility with 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 9780205593569 and ISBN 0205593569.