Communication Counts: Getting It Right in College and Life David Worley,IndianaState University Debra Worley,IndianaState University Laura Soldner,Northern Michigan University Communication Counts: Getting It Right in College and Lifeis designed to help you understand thatwhat you learn in the basic communication course is essential to your success in college and in preparing for your career. By integrating basic communication course content with college students' experiences, the authors aim to show howcommunication principles and practices can assist youin succeeding at and getting the most out of your time in college. The text is also a valuable resource as you prepare for the world of work. Features that you will find useful: "Links" boxeswithin each chapter focus on communication, community, computers, campus, career or culture,spotlighting practical and conceptual connections. "Campus Links" boxeswithin each chapter emphasizethe college experience as it relates to communication principles and practices, providing relevant connections between communication and your life right now. The "Communication in Organizations" chapter(Chapter 13), unique to mainstream introductory communication texts, helps you understand basic principles of organizational communication by relating them to how a university runs and how you navigate that institution. A full chapter on ethical communication(Chapter 2) emphasizes that communication is not only strategic, but also ethical, while underscoring some of the hidden possible pitfalls of communication and how to avoid them. Every chapter includes discussion questions and exercises, providing opportunities for you to create your own links between principles and practice and your own lives. Reviewer Quotations: "I like the attention given to communication theories and concepts here, and it is very reader-friendly…I am confident that many of the exercises and explorations students can do interactively with the text will be of great advantage to me and to them." Professor Jeffrey Hillard,College of Mount St.Joseph "These authors do an excellent job of using relevant examples and timely current events to illustrate the communication concepts and theories." Professor Melissa Barkley Crawford,University of CentralArkansasWorley, David is the author of 'Communicating for College and Beyond ', published 2007 under ISBN 9780205564682 and ISBN 0205564682.