LaunchPad contains resources for you and your students. In this tutorial, we'll take a detailed look at both types separately. Let's begin with student resources. Click the following link to go to the landing page of LaunchPad for Real Communication.
From your LaunchPad home page, click Resources, then Content by Type. You'll see a list of all the resources available to your students. We'll now take a closer look at each.
What resources are available for my students?
LearningCurveAdaptive quizzing system that contains multiple-choice questions for each chapter. For every correct or incorrect answer a student enters, LearningCurve offers detailed feedback and references to the text to help the student learn the material more effectively.
Magazine Style Activities“What About You?” quizzes from the text that ask students to apply chapter concepts to their own lives.
Student Resource (downloadable)Downloadable outlines for each chapter, along with the PRCA and PRPSA anxiety quizzes.
Video ActivitiesInterpersonal and public speaking videos accompanied by open-ended questions to help students further engage with the material.
What resources are available for instructors?From the same screen where you've been viewing student resources, you can scroll down to see those available to instructors. Let's now take a closer look at each.
e-BookPages that point instructors toward more key term videos from the chapter within the “Browse Resources for this Unit” folder.
Instructor ManualAvailable to download as a PDF, the Instructor’s Manual includes chapter outcomes, lecture notes, class discussion questions, personal writing assignments, classroom activities, and additional resources.