• Into the Conversation: Perception Matters

    About three years ago, my former institution was considering a book adoption of a standardized introductory human communication textbook. This practice is fairly standard with textbook publishers across the country&md...
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  • A New Video Resource to Help Students Understand Copyright

    "To take from an artist is to take greatness from this world."   So says Matthew Cuban in the following video from a group of Los Angeles street poets about copyright and its importance to creativity and innovat...
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  • CreativeFuture Copyright Video

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  • Prof. Liz Martin about the DICR

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  • Tech Tuesday: A New LaunchPad for Your Pocket

    When A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking came out in its 6th edition last fall, its LaunchPad got so much more than just a refresh. It’s a totally revamped experience for your students! Let’s check out all o...
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  • Kelly Morrison

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  • Tech Tuesday: LaunchPad gets even more Interpersonal

    With a new co-author, a new chapter on Gender Communication, new Making Relationship Choices case studies, and new Video Assessment tools, Reflect and Relate, along with its corresponding LaunchPad, offers more interp...
    Heather Halter
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  • The Three C's of Fake News

    As insults go, “fake news” has not yet reached the point of vacuity of, say, “your mother wears army boots.” Because of its excessive and less-than-strategic usage, it is edging into clich&eacu...
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  • Tech Tuesday: Dive into Digital with Personality

    Macmillan’s first edition public speaking text, Speech Craft, has a personality of its own. Fittingly, its corresponding LaunchPad reflects that personality, as the book’s author, Joshua Gunn helped develo...
    Heather Halter
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  • Using Love Languages to Communicate Effectively

    What's Your Love Language?   Have you ever received a gift from a friend or romantic partner, only to wish you could spend more time with them instead? Have you ever given someone a hug only to find that phy...
    Melanie McFadyen
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  • Wordiness - Know What I'm Sayin'?

      That ubiquitous rhetorical query “know what I’m sayin’”? – which actually shifts the real work of comprehension from the speaker to the listener – has become a motto for too ...
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  • Class Activity: Think Pair Share - Romantic Relationships

    Think Pair Share, a key feature of the Instructor’s Manual of Reflect & Relate, prompts support the active engagement of students in the learning experience. The prompts can be particularly useful in punctua...
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  • Tech Tuesdays: Video Assessment Program

    Video is a crucial feature across all Communication courses, and Macmillan wants to make it easy to implement, effective for students, and, hopefully, fun to use as an instructor!   The Video Assessment Program ...
    Heather Halter
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  • Advertisers take refreshing approach to sexuality and gender in campaigns

    By Ernest L. Wiggins   Though a journalist by trade, I developed an abiding interest in persuasive communication during graduate school.  I have formally studied the intersection of media messages, group ide...
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  • Webinar: LaunchPad for A Speaker's Guidebook

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  • Go React: Video Assessment in LaunchPad | Macmillan Mobile Video App Demo

    Are you ready to save time and provide more effective grading and feedback for your communication students? Heather Halter, a former public speaking instructor who supports and consults with communication professors t...
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  • New Features & Digital Updates in LaunchPad: Media & Culture, 11th Edition

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  • Video Assessment

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  • Media & Culture 11e Digital Update #2, Summer 2018

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  • Media & Culture 11e Digital Update #1, Winter 2018

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