Introducing Communication Research
Paths of Inquiry
- Donald Treadwell
- Andrea Davis - Western New England University, USA
Introducing Communication Research: Paths of Inquiry teaches students the basics of communication research in an accessible manner by using interesting real-world examples, engaging application exercises, and up-to-date resources. Best-selling author Donald Treadwell and new co-author Andrea Davis guide readers through the process of conducting communication research and presenting findings for scholarly, professional, news/media, and web audiences. The Fourth Edition continues to emphasize the Internet and social media as topics of, and tools for, communication research, and incorporates new content on online methodologies, qualitative research, critical methodologies, and ethics.
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Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 13: Qualitative Understanding of Communication Behavior