Launchpad LaunchPad Solo for A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking (Six Month Access)
Fifth Edition   ©2016

LaunchPad Solo for A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking (Six Month Access)

Dan O'Hair (University of Kentucky) , Hannah Rubenstein , Rob Stewart (Texas Tech University)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-01980-3; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-01980-8; Format: LaunchPad

New informative and persuasive speech videos accompanied by questions show how speakers can polish their organization, source citations, and delivery. These polished and professionally shot speech videos focus on interesting topics like freeganism and social media. There is one speech of introduction, two informative speeches, and two persuasive speeches, as well as "needs improvement" clips that help students recognize how to avoid common pitfalls in their own speeches. Full-text versions of one informative and one persuasive speech are in the book, with electronic transcripts and closed captioning online.

Comprehensive video collection containing more than 240 clips and full-length speeches, including professional speeches and model student speeches. "Needs improvement" clips highlight typical issues.

The Video Assignment Tool makes it easy to assign and assess video-based activities and projects, as well as providing a convenient way for students to submit video coursework.

LearningCurve adaptive quizzing gives individualized question sets and feedback based on each student’s correct and incorrect responses. All the questions are tied back to the e-book to encourage students to read the book in preparation for classtime and exams.

LaunchPad Gradebook gives a clear window on performance for the whole class, for individual students, and for individual assignments.

Book-specific instructor resources include PowerPoint sets, textbook graphics, lecture and activity suggestions, test banks, and more.

Easy LMS integration into your school’s learning management system.