Log in to follow, share, and participate in this community. Not a member? Join Now! 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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 ... 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... 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 ... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... This document aligns content in Speech Craft with the 2018 learning outcomes for Communication published by the National Communication Association (www.natcom.org/LOC).