The Speaker s Handbook Spiral bound Version

Author: Jo Sprague
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305537513
Format: PDF
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Helping students speak in the classroom and the boardroom, THE SPEAKER'S HANDBOOK, 11e covers the entire process of preparing, organizing, developing, and delivering a speech-making it the ideal text for students taking a public speaking course as well as an excellent reference for experienced speakers. The handbook continues to offer thorough coverage of ethics, reasoning, analyzing audience, and diversity. Each chapter is designed to stand alone so that speakers can refer only to the sections that meet their needs. Vivid new graphics in the Eleventh Edition help illustrate key concepts. Speeches from students and public figures-including President Obama's commemorative speech on the death of Nelson Mandela-provide relevant speech models as well as material for analysis. Features such as For Your Benefit equip students with valuable tips and advice, while Speaker's Workshop and Putting It into Practice activities give students plenty of hands-on application. In addition, new Learning Objectives and updated Checklists help students review what they've learned. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Applied Calculus for the Managerial Life and Social Sciences

Author: Soo T. Tan
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305887832
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Soo Tan’s APPLIED CALCULUS FOR THE MANAGERIAL, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, Ninth Edition balances applications, pedagogy, and technology to provide you with the context you need to stay motivated in the course and interested in the material. Accessible for majors and non-majors alike, the text uses an intuitive approach that introduces abstract concepts through examples drawn from common, real-life experiences to which you can relate. It also draws applications from numerous professional fields of interest. In addition, insightful Portfolios highlight the careers of real people and discuss how they incorporate math into their daily work activities. Numerous exercises ensure that you have a solid understanding of concepts before advancing to the next topic. Algebra review notes, keyed to the review chapter Preliminaries, appear where and when you need them. The text’s exciting array of supplements equips you with extensive learning support to help you make the most of your study time. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Looking Out Looking In

Author: Ronald B. Adler
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305855655
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A longtime favorite with millions of readers, LOOKING OUT, LOOKING IN, 15th Edition maintains its market-leading tradition of linking the latest research and theory to learners' everyday lives. Its accessible approach motivates readers to learn and apply communication principles in both personal relationships and on the job. Expanded emphasis on social media includes an all-new chapter devoted to the role of mediated communication in interpersonal relationships as well as integrated coverage throughout the book. In addition, diverse examples, new readings, compelling cartoons, lively photos, and popular culture references bring principles to life. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Speaker s Compact Handbook

Author: Jo Sprague
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780495565499
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE SPEAKER'S COMPACT HANDBOOK, Second Edition, equips you with the essential information, tips, and tools you need to be an effective public speaker. Its spiral-bound, quick-reference format makes the handbook easy to use. And because each of its succinct chapters can stand alone, you can jump exactly to the topic you need to help you create a great speech. Two simple features--Key Points and Checklists--help you stay on track throughout the speech-building process. In addition to the material within the handbook, online interactive tools like Speech Builder Express(tm) 3.0 and InfoTrac College Edition help further develop your public speaking skills.

Cengage Advantage Books The Speaker s Compact Handbook

Author: Jo Sprague
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305854799
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Packing a wealth of information into a succinct resource, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE SPEAKER'S COMPACT HANDBOOK, 5th Edition, provides a comprehensive yet concise reference for the introductory public speaking course. An excellent value and useful to students in any major, this brief handbook grounded in academic research and practical experience features speech excerpts and full-speech examples, illustrations, and critical thinking questions that students can use on their journey to becoming effective public speakers. The spiral-bound format and flexible standalone chapters allow students to access the topics they need to create great speeches easily, while Key Points, Quick Tips, and Checklists help them stay on track. New Web Links features point students to additional information on related topics. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Understanding Abnormal Behavior

Author: David Sue
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305537602
Format: PDF, Docs
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Featuring current research, high-quality scholarship, and an appealing design, UNDERSTANDING ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR, 11th Edition, is a balanced, clear introduction to abnormal psychology. Fully updated to reflect the new DSM-5, the new edition features the Multipath Model of Mental Disorders, which visually and conceptually explains how mental illnesses are caused. Throughout the book, a focus on resilience highlights prevention and recovery from the symptoms of various disorders. This edition also continues its emphasis on the multicultural, sociocultural and diversity aspects of abnormal psychology. The authors present material in a lively and engaging manner, connecting topics to real-world case studies, current events, and issues of particular importance and relevance to today's college students. Overall, the book presents an evenhanded treatment of abnormal psychology as both a scientific and a clinical endeavor. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Business Communication

Author: Mary Ellen Guffey
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 130556023X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A trusted market leader, Guffey/Loewy's ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATION, 10E presents a streamlined approach to business communication that includes unparalleled learning resources for instructors and students. ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATION includes the authoritative text and a self-teaching grammar and mechanics handbook at the back of the text as well as extraordinary print and digital exercises designed to build grammar, punctuation, and writing skills. As students learn basic writing skills, they are encouraged to apply these skills to a variety of e-mails, memos, letters, reports, and resumes. Redesigned, updated model documents and extensively updated exercises and activities introduce students to the latest business communication practices. The latest edition of this award-winning text features complete coverage of social media communication, electronic messages, and digital media to prepare students for workplace communication success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Bridges to Better Writing

Author: Luis Nazario
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111833877
Format: PDF, ePub
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BRIDGES TO BETTER WRITING, 2E, makes the writing process less daunting to students by guiding them through each step, giving them only what they need to know for a specific writing task. Throughout the text, the authors incorporate the writing process, grammar, and professional writing models into their discussion of the methods of development so that students can connect the skills all at once. With writing samples from each method that illustrate how writing is relevant to students' academic, personal, and future professional lives, BRIDGES TO BETTER WRITING motivates students to take control of their future by developing better writing skills. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Custom Preset

Author: Mary Ellen Guffey
Publisher: South-Western College
ISBN: 9781285556253
Format: PDF, ePub
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Lone Star Politics

Author: Ken Collier
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 1506373631
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In Texas, myth often clashes with the reality of everyday governance. The Nacogdoches author team (Ken Collier, Steven Galatas, & Julie Harrelson-Stephens) of Lone Star Politics explores the state’s rich political tradition and explains who gets what, and how by setting Texas in context with other states’ constitutions, policymaking, electoral practices, and institutions. Critical thinking questions and unvarnished “Winners and Losers” discussions guide students toward understanding Texas government. This Fifth Edition expands its coverage of civil rights in the state, and includes the contemporary issues that highlight the push and pull between federal, state, and local governments.