The Communication Playbook

Welcome to the SAGE edge site for The Communication Playbook, First Edition.

The SAGE edge site for The Communication Playbook by Teri Kwal Gamble and Michael W. Gamble offers a robust online environment you can access anytime, anywhere, and features an impressive array of free tools and resources to keep you on the cutting edge of your learning experience.


Skills for becoming clear communicators, confident speakers, and sharp thinkers.

Designed for today’s active learners, The Communication Playbook moves students beyond the classroom by helping them develop a strong communication skillset that will benefit them throughout their lives. With a focus on effective communication skills and career success, bestselling authors Teri Kwal Gamble and Michael K. Gamble give students clear explanations of core concepts followed by practical learning activities—encouraging students to think critically about why good communication is important and how the concepts can be applied to today’s classroom, workplace, and community. Perfect for the hybrid communication course with coverage of public speaking, this concise text has been strategically separated into tabbed chapters—making it easier for readers to navigate, digest, revisit, and review the content. As good communication is the foundation of everyday life, The Communication Playbook primes students for success in both their courses and their careers.


We gratefully acknowledge Teri Kwal Gamble and Michael W. Gamble for writing an excellent text. Special thanks are also due to Graphic World, Inc., and Nicholas Zoffel of Sierra College for developing the ancillaries on this site.