Communication in the Real World surveys the
time-tested conceptual foundations of the field of communication while incorporating the latest
research and cutting-edge applications of these concepts. Click the book above for more information.
Communication in the Real World was given the Textbook of Excellence Award from the National Communication Association in 2019.
New edition published in 2023!
The title, Our Communication, Our World, highlights Dr. Jones's philosophy of studying and teaching
communication that guides this book.
Communication is a central part of our everyday lives, of “our world.”
It permeates our relationships, workplaces, and communities, and brings us together
(and also separates us).