Intended for students who have little or no background in the field, this text provides a basic introduction to the research and theory related to communication in the classroom. Blending social science and humanistic approaches,An Introduction to Communication in the Classroomrs"s concepts and applications will help enhance readersrs" ability to communicate with their students.Features The text offersa brief and basic introduction to concepts and applicationsrelated to communication in the classroom. Because the text does not assume any prior knowledge of communication concepts, the text is written to be very accessible, avoiding technical language and jargon. This brief, inexpensive text allows instructorslots of flexibilityfor incorporating it into their courses. Numerous applicationsthroughout the text will help students connect the theory to practical communication skills that they will use in the classroom. The textblends the social science and humanistic approachesto instruction, offering a broad perspective of the available research in the field today. The text iswritten by experts in the field. In addition, the authors combine a total of 65 years of experience teaching instructional communication. Related TextsMottet, Richmond, & McCroskeyrs"sHandbook of Instructional Communication: Rhetorical and Relational Perspectives1/e 2006Chesebro & McCroskeyrs"sCommunication for Teachers1/e 2002McCroskey, James C. is the author of ''Introduction To Communication In The Classroom The Role of Communication in Teaching and Training', published 2005 under ISBN 9780205396153 and ISBN 0205396151.