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Communicating in Groups: Applications and Skills, 5/e
Katherine L. Adams, California State University Fresno
Gloria J. Galanes, Southwest Missouri State University

This brief text offers a step-by-step introduction to the theory and practice of small group communication. Teaching students to develop and apply critical thinking skills in group problem solving makes this text a helpful tool for instructors. Authors Kathy Adams and Gloria Galanes believe that group participation can be an uplifting and energizing experience. In this text, they give students the tools to help them move toward this outcome. Research and theory are presented with a focus on what is important to students--understanding their group experiences and making them effective.