The Handbook of Instructional Communication offers a comprehensive collection of theory and research focusing on the role and effects of communication in instructional environments. Now in its Second Edition, the handbook covers an up-to-date array of topics that includes social identity, technology, and civility and dissent. This volume demonstrates how to understand, plan, and conduct instructional communication research as well as consult with  scholars across the communication discipline. Designed to address the challenges facing educators in traditional and nontraditional settings, this edition features a wealth of in-text resources, including directions for future research, suggested readings, and surveys for instructional assessment.

chapter 1|20 pages

Historical Roots and Trajectories of Instructional Communication

ByKristen LeBlanc Farris, Marian L. Houser, Angela M. Hosek

unit 1|73 pages

Introduction to the Rhetorical Perspectives of Instructional Communication

chapter 2|16 pages

Instructor Message Variables

ByJoseph P. Mazer

chapter 3|13 pages

Instructor Credibility

ByScott A. Myers, Matthew M. Martin

chapter 4|14 pages

Student Participation and Engagement in the Classroom

ByAnn B. Frymier, Marian L. Houser

chapter 5|15 pages

Instructional Dissent

ByAlan K. Goodboy, San Bolkan

chapter 6|14 pages

Student Orientations Toward Communicating in the Classroom

BySteven A. Beebe, Seth S. Frei

unit 2|56 pages

Introduction to the Relational Perspectives of Instructional Communication

chapter 7|15 pages

Immediacy and the Teacher-Student Relationship

ByVirginia P. Richmond, Marian L. Houser, Angela M. Hosek

chapter 8|14 pages

[Re]Negotiating Power and Influence in the Classroom

ByRebecca M. Chory, Sean M. Horan

chapter 9|12 pages

Rapport in the Instructional Context

ByBrandi N. Frisby, Marjorie M. Buckner

chapter 10|13 pages

Communication Perspectives on Classroom Emotion

ByScott Titsworth, Caroline Waldbuesser

unit 3|32 pages

Introduction to Social Identity in the Instructional Context

chapter 11|12 pages

Race/Ethnicity in the Classroom

ByTina M. Harris, Mollie Murphy

chapter 12|13 pages

Sexual and Gender Identity in the Classroom

ByJimmie Manning, Danielle M. Stern, Rebecca Johnson

unit 4|24 pages

Introduction to Technology in the Instructional Environment

chapter 13|11 pages

Human-Machine Communication in the Classroom

ByAutumn Edwards, Chad Edwards

chapter 14|12 pages

Instructional Communication and the Online Learning Environment: Then, Now, and Next

ByDeanna D. Sellnow, Renee Kaufmann

unit 5|53 pages

Introduction to Instructional Communication Methodological Approaches

chapter 15|14 pages

Cognitive Approaches in the Instructional Context

ByAngela M. Hosek, Rebekah P. Crawford, Sally Vogl-Bauer

chapter 16|13 pages

Affective Approaches in the Instructional Context

ByDerek R. Lane, T. Kody Frey, Nicholas T. Tatum

chapter 17|12 pages

Biological and Physiological Approaches in the Instructional Context

ByKory Floyd, Tamara D. Afifi, Ariana F. Shahnazi

chapter 18|12 pages

Critical Communication Pedagogy

ByDeanna L. Fassett, Keith Nainby