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  • Tech Tuesday: A New LaunchPad for Your Pocket

      When A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking came out in it’s 6th edition last fall, it’s LaunchPad got so much more than just a refresh. It’s a totally revamped experience for your students. Let...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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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  • Media & Culture 11e Digital Update #2, Summer 2018

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

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  • A Back-to-School GIFT

    Congratulations on the new academic year! We hope your students are off to a grand start and are well on their way to a successful fall semester. Time flies, and it is surprising that we are already a month into the s...
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  • Class Activity: It's Not What You Say, It's How You Say It

    Objective: To examine the role of vocalics in shaping meanings.   Directions: Working in pairs or small groups, have students take turns saying the messages below out loud as they attempt to convey one of the fi...
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  • The End of the Summer of Media Merger Mania

    The summer of 2018 has been a momentous one for media merger mania. Although this sounds like a topic for a high-level economics course, the approved and proposed media mergers involve a number of name-brand companies...
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  • NCA Learning Outcomes Correlation for Speech Craft

    This document aligns content in Speech Craft with the 2018 learning outcomes for Communication published by the National Communication Association (www.natcom.org/LOC).
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