Cengage Advantage Series Essentials of Public Speaking

Cengage Advantage Series  Essentials of Public Speaking
Author: Cheryl Hamilton
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 408
Release: 2014-03-31
Genre: Performing Arts
ISBN: 9781305176553

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Packed with sample speeches illustrating what to do as well as plenty of examples detailing what not to do, this value-priced public speaking text equips students with the essential skills and theories needed to become an effective public speaker. ESSENTIALS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING emphasizes critical thinking as it delivers abundant practical advice, intriguing discussions on the role of ethics in public speaking, and up-to-date coverage on effectively using technology in speech development and delivery. The sixth edition features a new streamlined organization, a revised initial chapter that gets students speaking right away with 11 types of introductory speeches, and two new chapters (one on ethics and technology in public speaking and another on team presentations). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cengage Advantage Series Essentials of Public Speaking

Cengage Advantage Series  Essentials of Public Speaking
Author: Cheryl Hamilton
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 408
Release: 2014-03-31
Genre: Performing Arts
ISBN: 1285159454

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Packed with sample speeches illustrating what to do as well as plenty of examples detailing what not to do, this value-priced public speaking text equips students with the essential skills and theories needed to become an effective public speaker. ESSENTIALS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING emphasizes critical thinking as it delivers abundant practical advice, intriguing discussions on the role of ethics in public speaking, and up-to-date coverage on effectively using technology in speech development and delivery. The sixth edition features a new streamlined organization, a revised initial chapter that gets students speaking right away with 11 types of introductory speeches, and two new chapters (one on ethics and technology in public speaking and another on team presentations). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cengage Advantage Series Voyage of Discovery A Historical Introduction to Philosophy

Cengage Advantage Series  Voyage of Discovery  A Historical Introduction to Philosophy
Author: William F. Lawhead
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 640
Release: 2014-01-01
Genre: Philosophy
ISBN: 9781285965871

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Highly praised for its clarity and rich exposition, this history of philosophy text illustrates philosophy as a process and not just a collection of opinions or conclusions. Rather than simply reporting the positions of a given philosopher, Lawhead's prose assists students in retracing the thinker's intellectual journey. Students are invited to engage with each philosopher's intellectual process, drawing connections with their own lives and cultures. Metaphors, analogies, vivid images, concrete examples, common experiences, and diagrams demonstrate the concrete relevance of abstract arguments and their practical implications for contemporary society. This fourth edition of VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY: A HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY features new historical profiles and/or works representing such philosophers as Plato, St. Thomas Aquinas, Simone de Beauvoir, and Martha Nussbaum, among others. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Public Speaking

Essentials of Public Speaking
Author: Warren Coutant Du Bois
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 268
Release: 1926
Genre: Public speaking
ISBN: UOM:39015003935064

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The Voyage of Discovery

The Voyage of Discovery
Author: William F. Lawhead
Publsiher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Total Pages: 600
Release: 2007
Genre: Philosophy
ISBN: 0495127795

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Highly praised by reviewers for its clarity and rich exposition, this history of philosophy text illustrates philosophy as a process and not just a collection of opinions or conclusions. Rather than simply giving a reporting the results of a given philosopher, Lawhead's prose assists students in retracing the thinker's intellectual journey that first gave rise to the ideas for which they are remembered. In effect, the particular philosopher's deliberations become a puzzle which students are invited to take up themselves. Lawhead uses metaphors, analogies, vivid images, concrete examples, common experiences, and diagrams to bring the abstract issues down to earth and show the unavoidable practical implications and contemporary relevance of positions.

Essential Arithmetic

Essential Arithmetic
Author: Carol Lee Johnston,Alden T. Willis
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 500
Release: 1974
Genre: Arithmetic
ISBN: UVA:X000653347

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Philosophy in Context

Philosophy in Context
Author: Douglas J. Soccio
Publsiher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Total Pages: 374
Release: 2005-06-01
Genre: Education
ISBN: 0495004707

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This introductory text features Douglas J. Soccio's conversational prose and a well-chosen, reader-friendly array of succinct excerpts from canonical primary sources. PHILOSOPHY IN CONTEXT brings philosophy to life for its readers through the examination of paradigmatic philosophies and philosophers. A student-focused book that speaks out of Soccio's desire to speak to students where they "are" and not where they "should be," PHILOSOPHY IN CONTEXT makes this often-times daunting subject approachable and engaging.

When Words Collide

When Words Collide
Author: Lauren Kessler,Duncan McDonald
Publsiher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Total Pages: 248
Release: 2011-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 049590144X

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Kessler and McDonald's WHEN WORDS COLLIDE is praised by students for its straightforward and clear-almost conversational-presentation of grammar. This versatile grammar and usage handbook will work for you as a beginning student and as you continue as a media writer. It provides concise, clear explanations and examples, as well as quick and accurate answers to grammar or usage questions. The unique 'from writer to writer' perspective guides you through the writing process.