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Interpersonal Communication: Reference

Information sources on interpersonal communication

Interpersonal Communication Reseach

When searching for articles and books on topics of interpersonal communication, consider:

Context - of communication: work meeting, hospital, classroom, etc.
Relationship - of the people communicating: employer/employee, parent/child, siblings, etc.
Form or Medium - Verbal, nonverbal, written, etc.

Purpose or Goal - of the communication: persuasion, informing, etc.

Characteristics - of the communicators: gender, age, culture, etc.

The words you use to describe these can help you find information relevant to your topic.

Finding Background Information

Use the following resources to get a general overview on your topic, discover new keywords (for searching), and find the meaning of words within a particular context:

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