Kory Floyd's approach to interpersonal communication stems from his research on the positive impact of communication on our health and well-being. Interpersonal Communication, 3e shows learners how effective interpersonal communication can improve their academic, personal, and professional lives. By highlighting the latest scholarship, incorporating coverage of social media and technology in every chapter, and focusing on learners' relational, emotional, and physical health, Floyd helps students build their communication skills in practical, real world contexts. The new edition also includes over 70% new scholarly references, reorganized relationship chapters, and tons of new examples to enhance the book's utility for instructors and relevance to today's learners. This enhanced program personalizes learning for every student, no matter whom they are or where they are, ensuring that they come to your class prepared with the foundations and ready to improve their interpersonal skills and choices for their academic, personal and professional lives through your teaching and coaching.