Learning Objectives

After studying this chapter, you will be able to

1–1 Identify the evolution and foundation of the communication field

1–2 Define and describe the interpersonal communication process

1–3 Explain three prevailing models of human communication

1–4 Paraphrase the principles of interpersonal communication

1–5 Describe the myths related to interpersonal communication

1–6 Compare and contrast three ethical systems of communication