LOOK: Looking Out, Looking In is a new publishing model for interpersonal communication developed through a proven "student-driven, faculty-approved" approach. Complete with all the topics and coverage for this course, the book was created with considerable input from focus groups, surveys, and conversations with students and instructors, resulting in a finished product that is exactly what these users want and need in a text. Its high-interest and comprehensive content; engaging, current examples; and personal tone appeal to today's students. LOOK, in both style and format, eases students into understanding communication processes with diverse and compelling examples that illustrate how each student's communication skills impact both society and their own life. It demonstrates to students how and why learning the basic concepts of communication can change their relationships and their career success. This text engages them in theory through popular references to interpersonal concepts that are familiar in music, art, movies, and television. Written in a reader-friendly voice that links scholarship to students' everyday lives, LOOK motivates students to improve their interpersonal skills and sharpen their critical understanding of the process of communication.