This OER was first published on February 28, 2022.

Communication Essentials for College is dedicated to our students.

We extend our gratitude to Georgian College librarian, Jen Booth,  who made significant contributions to this text’s accessibility and attributions.  Her passion and attention for detail have enhanced every page of this OER.

This project is made possible with funding by the Government of Ontario and through eCampusOntario’s support of the Virtual Learning Strategy. To learn more about the Virtual Learning Strategy visit the VLS website.

This OER, Communication Essentials for College, is a collection of resources adapted by Amanda Quibell and Emily Cramer to meet the needs of students in introductory Communication courses. In most sections of this OER, updates have been made to the existing content to improve usability and accessibility, incorporate interactive elements and improve the overall student experience. This collection reuses content from the following key resources:

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