Principles of Public Speaking
ALERT:Â Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that youÂ select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition,Â you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Â Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Â Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Â Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. Â -- Updated in its 18th edition, Principles of Public Speaking emphasizes responsibility, orality, Internet technology, and critical thinking as it encourages students to see public speaking as a way to build community in today's diverse world. Within a framework that emphasizes speaker responsibility, critical thinking,Â listening, and cultural awareness, this classic text uses examples from college, workplace, politics, and social communication to make the study of public speaking relevant, contemporary, and exciting for students. This brief but comprehensive text also offers students the latest in using technology in speechmaking, featuring unique and exciting ways to blend communication and new media.