The sixth edition of Experiencing Intercultural Communication, An Introduction provides students with a framework in which they can begin building their intercultural communication skills. By understanding the complexities of intercultural communication, students will grow in their professional endeavors and personal relationships. The unique backgrounds of coauthors Judith N. Martin, a social scientist, and Thomas K. Nakayama, a critical rhetorician, bring a distinctive perspective to this thought-provoking subject matter. The Connect course for this offering includes SmartBook, an adaptive reading and study experience which guides students to master, recall, and apply key concepts while providing automatically-graded assessments. McGraw-Hill Connect[registered] is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course.Your subscription to Connect includes the following: SmartBook[registered] - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content; Access to your instructor's homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course; progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement; and the option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book.