A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking

A PDF-style e-book

Author: Dan O'Hair,Hannah Rubenstein,Rob Stewart

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1457637081

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 368

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This best-selling brief introduction to public speaking offers practical coverage of every topic typically covered in a full-sized text, from invention, research, and organization, to practice and delivery. Its concise, inexpensive format makes it perfect for the public speaking course, and any setting across the curriculum, on the job, or in the community. The fourth edition offers even stronger coverage of the fundamentals of speechmaking, while also addressing the changing realities of public speaking in a digital world, with a new chapter on online presentations, and new tools and advice for finding and evaluating online sources.

Communication Centers

A Theory-Based Guide to Training and Management

Author: Kathleen J. Turner,Theodore F. Sheckels

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 0739190997

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 244

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Communication Centers: A Theory-Based Guide to Training and Management addresses what communication centers are and why they are valuable, examines their rich rhetorical roots, and offers advice to faculty who are asked to develop a communication center. Directors of established centers and peer tutors will also find valuable information.

Oral Communication

Skills, Choices, and Consequences, Fourth Edition

Author: Kathryn Sue Young,Howard Paul Travis

Publisher: Waveland Press

ISBN: 1478636955

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 321

View: 9292

Every day we communicate in our professional and personal lives to initiate or improve relationships, get what we want, function in teams, and learn new things. The success of these interactions depends on the ability to be effective in conveying messages. The Fourth Edition of this widely used text presents indispensable skills to encode and decode messages, guiding readers to develop their own communication style. Retaining its concise yet comprehensive coverage, the latest edition explores digital-age communication techniques and includes sections on communication privacy management theory and affection exchange theory. Oral Communication, 4/E presents a wide range of introductory topics in an affordable, straightforward, and fun format. Each chapter opens with clear learning objectives and ends with key terms and discussion questions. Interactive exercises throughout the book engage readers as they are asked to reflect on previous experiences, experiment with tools provided to them in the text, react to hypothetical scenarios, and think critically. Readers will benefit from professional sidebars that illustrate how academic concepts fit into the careers they will soon enter.

Hegde's PocketGuide to Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology

Fourth Edition

Author: M. N. Hegde

Publisher: Plural Publishing

ISBN: 1944883118

Category: Medical

Page: 562

View: 2740

Now in its fourth edition, Hegde's PocketGuide to Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology is a renowned resource, the first of its kind, and now a classic in communication sciences and disorders. This revised PocketGuide, like the other two classic guides, blends the format of a dictionary with the contents of a textbook and clinical reference book. With this guide, both the students and the professional clinicians may have, at their fingertips, the encyclopedic knowledge of the entire range of assessment concepts and approaches, common methods and procedures, standardized tests as well as client specific alternatives, and specific techniques to assess ethnoculturally diverse clients. The speech-language pathologist that has this handy guide in his or her pocket will have a quick as well as a detailed reference to practical assessment procedures and many task-specific outlines that a clinician may readily use in assessing any client of any age. The information may be easily reviewed before the clinical sessions or examinations. Key Features: Current knowledge on assessment philosophies, approaches, and techniquesAlphabetical entries and section tabs for ease of accessUnderlined terms that alert the reader for cross-referenced entries on related concepts and proceduresDetailed differential diagnostic guidelines on disordersCritical developmental norms New to the Fourth Edition: Updated entries to reflect current practice, procedures, and the research baseInformation on newer standardized tests and evidence-based alternative approaches to assess ethnoculturally diverse individualsPractical and detailed assessment outlinesMore succinct presentation of practical information

The Broadview Pocket Guide to Writing - Fourth Edition

Author: Doug Babington,Don LePan,Maureen Okun

Publisher: Broadview Press

ISBN: 1460405242

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 280

View: 4680

The Broadview Pocket Guide to Writing is a concise volume presenting essential material from the full Broadview Guide to Writing. Included are summaries of key grammatical points; a glossary of usage; advice on various forms of academic writing; coverage of punctuation and writing mechanics; helpful advice on how to research academic papers; and much more. For the fourth edition the section on citation and documentation (in four commonly used styles―MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE) has been substantially expanded as well as updated. Also expanded is coverage of academic argument; of writing and critical thinking; of writing about literature, and of issues in writing related to gender, race, class, religion sexual orientation, etc.

Cumulative Book Index

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Publisher: N.A

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Category: American literature

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Public Health Management of Disasters

The Pocket Guide

Author: Linda Young Landesman

Publisher: American Public Health Association

ISBN: 9780875530697

Category: Medical

Page: 107

View: 9363

Local public health authorities have the primary responsibility for the health of a community following a disaster, and work as part of a multi-agency team to coordinate the continued delivery of health care services and to implement plans for the use or distribution of assets. In the event of a major disaster of any sort, the Internet and other electronic resources may not be readily available. This pocket guide, based on the best selling Public Health Management of Disasters: The Practice Guide, 2nd Edition, will provide a quick field resource for public health interventions in the days immediately following emergencies. It was developed for public health professionals at the local, State, and Federal levels to provide quick, concise access to needed information.

The Jurist ..

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

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