The Art of Public Speaking with Free Student APS CDs 3.0, PowerWeb, and Topic Finder

Lucas' "The Art of Public Speaking is the leading public speaking textbook in the field. Whether a novice or an experienced speaker when beginning the course, every student will learn how to be a better public speaker through Lucas' clear explanations. Creative activities, vivid examples, annotated speech samples, and foundation of classic and contemporary rhetoric provide students a strong understanding of public speaking.

When instructors teach from this textbook, they benefit from Lucas' Integrated Teaching Package. The Annotated Instructor's Edition and Instructor's Manual, both written by Steve Lucas, provide teaching tips and give outlines on how to use the various supplements. As a result, instructors are able to see various teaching examples, how to integrate technology, and analyses and discussion questions for video clips in class. The Annotated Instructor's Edition, Instructor's Manual, Test Bank, CDs, videos, and other supplements provide instructors the tools needed to create a dynamic classroom.This edition has a supplement to meet the needs of online classes, Teaching Public Speaking Online with The Art of Public Speaking.

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By Sherri (Willoughby, OH) · ★★★☆☆ · August 10, 2009
the audio cd's are better than the book, although, this program takes us thru the basics step by step in case you like repetition; it follows thru each step again and again for goog retention. This same course was taught to my sone when he was in the air force - if it's good enough for our airmen... ...more
By Teena (Snellville, GA) · ★★★★★ · June 02, 2008
I am presently reading this book for Speech/Communication class and I think it is well written and extremely helpful in writing speeches and communicating in general. It goes into the audience, different types of speeches, outlining, presenting, use of voice, etc. ...more
By Judy (San Francisco, CA) · ★★★☆☆ · September 22, 2007
A good standard Speech 1A text book. Gives a few good examples and step by step process to write a basic speech. Kept the text book as a reference guide after taking a speech class. ...more
By Rene (State Center, IA) · ★★★★☆ · March 29, 2008
this is a great book, includes everything you want to know about public speaking ...more
By Dunni (Nigeria) · ★★★★☆ · September 19, 2007
give insight on how to face the public and catch their utmost attention ...more
By Mohamud (Djibouti) · August 10, 2010
well learning about public speaking ...more
By Bushra (Jiddah, 14, Saudi Arabia) · ★★★☆☆ · November 07, 2009
Easy and Fun to read ...more
By Charles (JAKARTA, Indonesia) · ★★★☆☆ · January 30, 2008
Awesome ...more