O'Hair, Real Communication, 4e

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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.

What resources are available for my students?

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.


e-Book Pages

Pages from the text.



Activities from the text.



Adaptive 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

Interactive versions of the PRCA and PRPSA, with feedback upon completion.



Brief multiple-choice quizzes for students to complete after each chapter.


Student Resource (downloadable)

Students can download a Relaxation Audio track.



Interpersonal and public speaking videos that illustrate key concepts from the text.


Video Activities

Interpersonal and public speaking videos accompanied by open-ended questions to help students further engage with the material.

Chapter outlines

Chapter outlines are also available by searching for "outline" in the search box in the top right corner. 

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.


Clicker Questions

Questions that can be used in class to test and aid student understanding.


Instructor Manual

Available 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.


Lecture Slides

Presentation slides covering key concepts in each chapter, for instructors to use during lectures. Students can also download these slides and use them as study aids.