Let's Talk about Interpersonal Communication 4/E
Author: Louw, M; Du Plooy-Cilliers, F
Building on the success of the previous three editions, the fourth edition of Let's Talk about
Interpersonal Communication is a lively, challenging and interactive communication
course that is fully updated and offers new research studies and additional South
African examples. The book covers all major aspects of interpersonal communication.
• mind maps that visually summarise each chapter
• 'In practice' case studies that illustrate how principles work in everyday life
• 'In theory' sections that highlight relevant communication theories for students who want to know more
• each chapter ends with a 'Moral of the story', summarising the big idea in the chapter
• additional information, web links, activities and other resources are provided by means QR codes that can be accessed through smart phones, mobile devices or through the web
• access to Pearson's Study On The Go mobile platform, with flash cards, outcomes, chapter summaries and MCQs for students on the move.
Elements that enhance learning include the following:
• more examples of interpersonal communication in the workplace
• more South African examples
• 'in a nutshell' tables that summarise the content
• cartoons that illustrate concepts in a humorous way
• suggested test and exam application questions.
Marianne Louw has a Masters degree in Leadership and an Honours degree in Communication, and is doing her Doctorate in Interpersonal Leadership Communication. She heads the sections of Communication & Media Studies and Public Relations at Monash South Africa, a campus of the international Monash University. She also lectured at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) and the Vaal Triangle University of Technology. Franzél du Plooy-Cilliers holds a Doctorate in Interpersonal Communication and is the Head of the Faculty of Applied Humanities at the Independent Institute of Education (IIE). Before joining the IIE, she headed up Communication & Media Studies at Monash South Africa and lectured at UJ for several years. She is a programme evaluator for the Council on Higher Education (CHE).