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iSpeak: Public Speaking for Contemporary Life https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/0078036887.jpeg 5 2014 9780078036880 iSpeak is an integrated program that helps students practice, build confidence, and achieve success in public speaking. Connect Public Speaking provides students a wealth of resources to prepare and plan speeches, while LearnSmart — McGraw-Hill’s proven adaptive learning system — guides them toward mastery of key course concepts. Additionally, Connect’s highly flexible Speech Capture tool saves instructors valuable time in managing assignments and evaluating student speeches.
09780078036880
iSpeak: Public Speaking for Contemporary Life

iSpeak: Public Speaking for Contemporary Life, 5th Edition

ISBN10: 0078036887 | ISBN13: 9780078036880
By Paul Nelson, Scott Titsworth, Judy Pearson

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* The estimated amount of time this product will be on the market is based on a number of factors, including faculty input to instructional design and the prior revision cycle and updates to academic research-which typically results in a revision cycle ranging from every two to four years for this product. Pricing subject to change at any time.

Program Details

iSpeak is an integrated program that helps students practice, build confidence, and achieve success in public speaking. Connect Public Speaking provides students a wealth of resources to prepare and plan speeches, while LearnSmart — McGraw-Hill’s proven adaptive learning system — guides them toward mastery of key course concepts. Additionally, Connect’s highly flexible Speech Capture tool saves instructors valuable time in managing assignments and evaluating student speeches.

Part One

Preparing Your Presentations

1 Getting Started

2 Preparing Your First Presentation

3 Selecting a Topic and Purpose

4 Analyzing the Audience

Part Two

Selecting and Arranging Content

5 Finding Information and Supporting Your Ideas

6 Organizing and Outlining Your Presentation

7 Delivering Speeches

8 Choosing Your Words

9 Visual Resources and Presentation Technology

Part Three

Types of Presentations

10 Presenting to Inform

11 Presenting Persuasive Messages

12 Speaking on Special Occasions

Appendix: Working and Presenting as a Group

Glossary

References

Credits

Index

Connect

By prompting students to engage with key concepts, while continually adapting to their individual needs, Connect activates learning and empowers students to take control resulting in better grades and increased retention rates. Proven online content integrates seamlessly with our adaptive technology, and helps build student confidence outside of the classroom.

SmartBook® 2.0

Available within Connect, SmartBook 2.0 is an adaptive learning solution that provides personalized learning to individual student needs, continually adapting to pinpoint knowledge gaps and focus learning on concepts requiring additional study. SmartBook 2.0 fosters more productive learning, taking the guesswork out of what to study, and helps students better prepare for class. With the ReadAnywhere mobile app, students can now read and complete SmartBook 2.0 assignments both online and off-line. For instructors, SmartBook 2.0 provides more granular control over assignments with content selection now available at the concept level. SmartBook 2.0 also includes advanced reporting features that enable instructors to track student progress with actionable insights that guide teaching strategies and advanced instruction, for a more dynamic class experience.

Your text has great instructor tools, like presentation slides, instructor manuals, test banks and more. Follow the steps below to access your instructor resources or watch the step-by-step video.

  1. To get started, visit connect.mheducation.com to sign in. (If you do not have an account, request one from your McGraw Hill rep. To find your rep, visit Find Your Rep)
  2. Then, under "Find a Title," search by title, author, or subject
  3. Select your desired title, and create a course. (You do not have to create assignments, just a course instance)
  4. Go to your Connect course homepage
  5. In the top navigation, select library to access the title's instructor resources

About the Author

Paul Nelson

Paul E. Nelson was Director of the Honors College at the University of Missouri, Departmental Executive Officer at Iowa State University, Dean of the College of Communication at Ohio University, and Chair of the Political Science Department and Head of the Department of Communication at North Dakota State University. He has co-authored many textbooks with his spouse and colleague, Dr. Judy C. Pearson.

Scott Titsworth

Scott Titsworth is an Associate Professor and Interim Dean for the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University. Scott is co-author of four textbooks and a nationally respected scholar in the field of instructional communication and communication education. In addition to his current administrative responsibilities, Scott has worked as a basic course administrator for his entire career and has been active with the first year student program at Ohio University.

Judy Pearson

Judy C. Pearson was Associate Dean of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences and Professor of Communication at North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota, and Director of the Northern Virginia Center for Virginia Tech in Falls Church, Virginia. She has co-authored over 30 text and trade books and more than 100 scholarly articles and chapters in edited books. Judy has served as the President of the Central States Communication Association, the World Communication Association, and the National Communication Association. She met Paul E. Nelson at a basic course directors meeting, married him, and the couple has six children. The two have been producing basic course books together ever since.

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