Investigating Communication: An Introduction to Research Methods (2nd Edition)

3.08 avg rating
( 24 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780205198269: Investigating Communication: An Introduction to Research Methods (2nd Edition)

This book provides a comprehensive, balanced introduction to communication research methods. Designed for readers who have little or no familiarity with research methods, this book helps one become a more knowledgeable and competent consumer (and limited producer) of scholarly research and of the everyday research to which they are exposed by the mass media. Praised for its accessible writing and extensive real-life examples, this book takes a step-by-step approach through the communication research process. Investigating Communication shows how communication research is conducted from start to finish, with the book's organization modeled after a traditional research study. By making the material accessible rather than impossible to learn, readers become excited about studying research methods. For anyone interested in the introductory methods of communication research.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Lawrence (Larry) R. Frey is a Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Colorado at Boulder. His teaching and research interests include group interaction, applied communication (communication activism, communication and social justice, communication and community studies, and health communication), and communication research methods (both quantitative and qualitative). His research seeks to understand how participation (especially by those who are underresourced and marginalized) in collective communicative practices makes a difference in people s individual, relational, and collective lives. He received a B.S. from Northwestern University and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Kansas. Prior to coming to the University of Colorado at Boulder, he served as department chair at The University of Memphis and as a faculty member at Loyola University Chicago and at Wayne State University. He is the author/editor of 14 books, 3 special journal issues, and more than 60 published book chapters and journal articles. He is the recipient of 11 distinguished scholarship awards, including the 2000 Gerald M. Phillips Award for Distinguished Applied Communication Scholarship from the National Communication Association (NCA); the 2004, 2003, and 2000 Ernest Bormann Research Award from NCA s Group Communication Division, for, respectively, the edited texts, Group Communication in Context: Studies of Bona Fide Groups (2nd ed.), New Directions in Group Communication, and The Handbook of Group Communication Theory and Research (coedited with Dennis S. Gouran and Marshall Scott Poole); a 1999 Special Recognition Award from NCA s Applied Communication Division for an edited special issue of the Journal of Applied Communication Research on Communication and Social Justice Research; the 1998 National Jesuit Book Award (Professional Studies Category) and the 1988 Distinguished Book Award from NCA s Applied Communication Division for his coauthored text (with Mara B. Adelman), The Fragile Community: Living Together With AIDS; and the 1995 Gerald R. Miller Award from NCA s Interpersonal and Small Group Interaction Division and the 1994 Distinguished Book Award from NCA s Applied Communication Division for his edited text, Group Communication in Context: Studies of Natural Groups. He is a past president of the Central States Communication Association and a recipient of the Outstanding Young Teacher Award from that organization, as well as a 2003 Master Teacher Award from the Communication and Instruction Interest Group of the Western States Communication Association.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 210.60
US$ 55.00

Convert Currency

Shipping: FREE
From Malaysia to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Frey, Lawrence R.; Botan, Carl H.; Kreps, Gary L.
Published by Pearson (1999)
ISBN 10: 0205198260 ISBN 13: 9780205198269
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 3
Seller
bukh4u
(Shah Alam, SEL, Malaysia)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Estimated delivery 3-6 DAYS. New and ship via DHL with online tracking provided. NO P.O BOX/ APO/ FPO. Thank you. Bookseller Inventory # 0205198260

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 55.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Malaysia to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Frey, Lawrence R.; Botan, Carl H.; Kreps, Gary L.
Published by Pearson (1999)
ISBN 10: 0205198260 ISBN 13: 9780205198269
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 5
Seller
route99
(Poole, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 2nd Edition. (New english textbook only). Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-16554018800

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 59.35
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Frey, Lawrence R.; Botan, Carl H.; Kreps, Gary L.
Published by Pearson (1999)
ISBN 10: 0205198260 ISBN 13: 9780205198269
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Media Neat
(Glenview, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Gift conditionWe Ship Every Day! Free Tracking Number Included! International Buyers Are Welcome! Satisfaction Guaranteed!. Bookseller Inventory # 343097398t

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 55.86
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Frey, Lawrence R.; Botan, Carl H.; Kreps, Gary L.
Published by Pearson (1999)
ISBN 10: 0205198260 ISBN 13: 9780205198269
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 3
Seller
bukh4u
(Shah Alam, SEL, Malaysia)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. BRAND NEW. ESTIMATED DELIVERY 3-6 DAYS. SHIP VIA FEDEX/ DHL EXPRESS WITH ONLINE TRACKING NUMBER. NO P.O. BOX/APO/FPO DELIVERY. Bookseller Inventory # 205198260

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 65.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Malaysia to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Frey, Lawrence R., Botan, Carl H., Kreps
Published by Pearson (1999)
ISBN 10: 0205198260 ISBN 13: 9780205198269
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110205198260

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 63.44
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Frey, Lawrence R.; Botan, Carl H.; Kreps, Gary L.
Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0205198260 ISBN 13: 9780205198269
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0205198260 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0090782

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 81.62
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Frey, Lawrence R.; Botan, Carl H.; Kreps, Gary L.
Published by U.S.A.: Pearson (1999)
ISBN 10: 0205198260 ISBN 13: 9780205198269
New Hardcover Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
William Horton
(Phoenix, AZ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description U.S.A.: Pearson, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2nd Edition. Brand new book - no defects - fast delivery--. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-14929626023

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 94.50
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Frey, Lawrence R.; Botan, Carl H.; Kreps, Gary L.
Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0205198260 ISBN 13: 9780205198269
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Recycleabook
(West Carrollton, OH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0205198260 US STUDENT EDITION - Free Tracking number with every purchase. Satisfaction guaranteed. Orders ship within 1-2 business days. (Hawaii,Alaska, Puerto Rico and APO's, allow additional time for delivery.). Bookseller Inventory # Z0205198260ZN

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 95.49
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Lawrence R. Frey
ISBN 10: 0205198260 ISBN 13: 9780205198269
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97802051982691.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 98.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Frey, Lawrence R.; Botan, Carl H.; Kreps, Gary L.
Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0205198260 ISBN 13: 9780205198269
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller
SGS Trading Inc
(Franklin Lakes, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0205198260 New US Edition Textbook, Ships with Emailed Tracking from USA. Bookseller Inventory # Z0205198260ZN

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 109.52
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.89
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book