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Connect for Communication

Connect for Communication provides a flexible, highly-interactive learning environment designed to connect students to success in Communication courses. Groundbreaking adaptive technology, engaging media, and dynamic exercises help students master important concepts and save instructors time.

Connect for Communication Features


Available within Connect, SmartBook 2.0 personalizes learning to individual student needs, continually adapting to pinpoint knowledge gaps and focus learning on concepts requiring additional study. For instructors, SmartBook tracks student progress and provides insights that guide teaching strategies and advanced instruction, for a more dynamic class experience.

Video Capture powered by GoReact

Create your own custom Video Capture assignment, including in-class and online speeches and presentations, self-review, and peer review. With our customizable rubrics, time-coded comments, and visual markers, students will see feedback at exactly the right moment, and in context, to help improve their speaking, presentation skills and confidence!

Application-Based Activities

Application-Based Activities are new with the 13th edition of The Art of Public Speaking by Stephen E. Lucas. They present students with realistic scenarios in which they must develop and apply the skills needed in a Public Speaking course.

Connect Reports

Save time and gain student insights. Connect provides customizable reports on student performance, learning outcomes, at-risk students, and integrates easily with LMS gradebooks.

Hear From Your Peers: Digital Faculty Consultants

Curious to know what your peers have to say about using McGraw-Hill products in the classroom? Meet our Digital Faculty Consultants: a network of passionate educators—just like you—who have experienced success in the classroom using our technology and products.

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Jeff Fox

DFC for Communication & Public Speaking
Northern Kentucky University

Kimberly OmniEssence

DFC for Communication & Public Speaking
Milwaukee Area Technical College

Karyn Friesen

Professor of Speech Communication
Lone Star College-Montgomery

Content and technology are ever-changing, and it is important that you can keep your course up to date with the latest information and assessments. That’s why we want to deliver the most current and relevant content for your course, hassle-free.

Connect Master: Communication is evergreen, which means it is continuously evolving and relevant, with content updates delivered directly to your existing Connect course. Engage students and freshen up assignments with up-to-date coverage of select topics and new questions, all without having to switch editions or build a new course. These updates will be delivered every term; click here to view latest updates.

Ideas in Communication


LMS Integration Features with LTI Advantage

We support LTI-compliant LMSs with Single Sign-On, Deep Linking, and Grade Syncing.