Cengage Advantage Series Essentials of Public Speaking

Cengage Advantage Series  Essentials of Public Speaking
Author: Cheryl Hamilton
Release: 2014-03-31
Editor: Cengage Learning
Pages: 408
ISBN: 9781305176553
Language: en
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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
Release: 2014-03-31
Editor: Cengage Learning
Pages: 408
ISBN: 1285159454
Language: en
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DESCRIPTION BOOK:

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
Release: 2014-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning
Pages: 640
ISBN: 9781285965871
Language: en
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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
Release: 2012-08
Editor: Hardpress Publishing
Pages: 180
ISBN: 1290647119
Language: en
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Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.

Philosophy in Context

Philosophy in Context
Author: Douglas J. Soccio
Release: 2005-06-01
Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Pages: 374
ISBN: 0495004707
Language: en
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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.

The Voyage of Discovery

The Voyage of Discovery
Author: William F. Lawhead
Release: 2007
Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Pages: 600
ISBN: 0495127795
Language: en
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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.

The College Handbook of Creative Writing

The College Handbook of Creative Writing
Author: Robert DeMaria
Release: 1998
Editor: Heinle
Pages: 452
ISBN: 0155053019
Language: en
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THE COLLEGE HANDBOOK OF CREATIVE WRITING is a best-selling textbook designed for all creative writing courses. Covering fiction, poetry, and drama, it explores such across-the-genres subjects as theme, setting, characters, plot, point of view, tone, style, description, dialogue, thoughts, time, images, and sounds. There are also useful chapters on The Performance Factor, Fundamentals of Writing, and Writing as a Career, which includes sample listings of jobs for writers. Contemporary and classic selections serve to illustrate discussions and act as models to promote the writing process, and are followed by exercises and writing suggestions at the end of each chapter. A glossary of literary terms and a bibliography complete this concise textbook, resulting in a design that allows for a maximum of information in a portable little book.

Essential Arithmetic

Essential Arithmetic
Author: Carol Lee Johnston,Alden T. Willis
Release: 1974
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 500
ISBN: UVA:X000653347
Language: en
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Sustaining the Earth

Sustaining the Earth
Author: G. Tyler Miller,Scott Spoolman
Release: 2014-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning
Pages: 384
ISBN: 128576949X
Language: en
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SUSTAINING THE EARTH provides the basic scientific tools for understanding and thinking critically about the environmental problems we face. About half the price of other environmental science texts, this 14-chapter, one-color core book offers an integrated approach that emphasizes how environmental and resource problems and solutions are related. The new edition of SUSTAINING THE EARTH is fully updated with the latest statistics and reports of important scientific studies. New Connections boxes show surprising but important connections between environmental problems and aspects of daily life. In addition, new Thinking About boxes help students apply the concepts of the book to their own lives. Sustainability is the integrating theme of this current and thought-provoking book. The concept-centered approach transforms complex environmental topics and issues into key concepts that students will understand and remember. By framing the concepts with goals for more sustainable lifestyles and human communities, students see how promising the future can be. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

This is PR

This is PR
Author: Doug Newsom
Release: 2004
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 418
ISBN: 0534563309
Language: en
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Cengage Advantage Books World History Complete

Cengage Advantage Books  World History  Complete
Author: William J. Duiker,Jackson J. Spielvogel
Release: 2015-04-21
Editor: Cengage Learning
Pages: 1216
ISBN: 130509171X
Language: en
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Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this economically priced version of WORLD HISTORY, 8th Edition, offers readers the complete narrative with only the most essential features, photos, and maps. All volumes feature a paperback, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text. Noted teachers and scholars William J. Duiker and Jackson J. Spielvogel present a balanced, highly readable overview of world history that explores common challenges and experiences of the human past, and identifies key patterns over time. Thorough coverage of political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military history is integrated into a chronological framework to help students gain an appreciation and understanding of the distinctive character and development of individual cultures in society. This approach helps students link events together in a broad comparative and global framework, and consequently see the contemporary world in a more meaningful historical context. CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: WORLD HISTORY includes over 100 maps and excerpts of over 100 primary sources that enliven the past while introducing students to the source material of historical scholarship. Available in the following split options: CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: WORLD HISTORY, 8th Edition (Chapters 1−30); Volume I: To 1800 (Chapters 1−18); Volume II: Since 1500 (Chapters 14−30). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cengage Advantage Books This is PR The Realities of Public Relations

Cengage Advantage Books  This is PR  The Realities of Public Relations
Author: Doug Newsom,Judy Turk,Dean Kruckeberg
Release: 2012-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning
Pages: 386
ISBN: 9781133710073
Language: en
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Ideal for the beginning student or the experienced public relations practitioner, THIS IS PR: THE REALITIES OF PUBLIC RELATIONS, Eleventh Edition, covers the world of public relations with a strong emphasis on fundamentals such as history and research, as well as emerging issues such as technology, ethics, and the international aspects. With numerous examples, strategies, tactics, and case studies, your students will have resources they can take away from the classroom. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

American Foreign Policy Process

American Foreign Policy   Process
Author: James M. McCormick
Release: 1998
Editor: Wadsworth
Pages: 660
ISBN: STANFORD:36105029501074
Language: en
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Because policy actions are always taken within a value context, this comprehensive text uses values and beliefs as the basic organizing theme. The book portrays the way values and beliefs about foreign affairs have changed over the course of U.S. history and how foreign policy has changed from its earliest years through the end of the Cold War and beyond.

Essentials of the Legal Environment Today

Essentials of the Legal Environment Today
Author: Anonim
Release: 2015
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1305785916
Language: en
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Cengage Advantage Books Law for Business

Cengage Advantage Books  Law for Business
Author: John D. Ashcroft,Katherine Ashcroft,Martha Patterson
Release: 2016-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning
Pages: 608
ISBN: 1305654927
Language: en
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LAW FOR BUSINESS, 19E from Cengage Advantage Books provides a practical approach to law that emphasizes the current, relevant topics current and future professionals need to succeed in business today. Compelling cases throughout this edition highlight recent business challenges, such as trademark infringement, capacity to contract, agency, and employment-at-will. In addition, timely coverage of business ethics and the law provides new insights into recent corporate scandals and indictments. Popular legal authors Ashcroft, Ashcroft, and Patterson combine short chapters and a full-color design with real-world examples, meaningful applications and Learning Objectives to make business law approachable and applicable for reader’s future success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Pocketful of Essays

Pocketful of Essays
Author: Anonim
Release: 2006
Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Pages: 226
ISBN: 1413019161
Language: en
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Essential Algebra

Essential Algebra
Author: Carol Lee Johnston,Alden T. Willis
Release: 1982
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 596
ISBN: 0534011241
Language: en
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Knowledge Nature and Norms

Knowledge  Nature  and Norms
Author: Mark Timmons,David Shoemaker
Release: 2009
Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Pages: 397
ISBN: 0495097225
Language: en
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Find everything you need for a solid introduction to philosophy with this brief, powerful text. One of the most concise introductory philosophy anthologies available, KNOWLEDGE, NATURE, AND NORMS: AN INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY features classical philosophy readings, short fiction, and literature from popular writers, as well as a wealth of effective learning tools.Concise, well-edited selections are designed to give first-time philosophy students what you need to succeed--a well-crafted focus on the essential elements of philosophical debate. Integrated learning tools, such as a comprehensive introductory essay at the beginning of the text, provides an overview of how to approach philosophy. Engaging Chapter Introductions highlight key arguments, while Reading Comprehension and Review Questions draw your attention to key ideas. A robust companion website further enhances learning with self-assessment exercises, study guides, and links to philosophical and other helpful resources.With this anthology, you’ll find a complete range of philosophical topics, including key issues in epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics. This thorough introduction is all within a book that’s one-third the length of a typical anthology for cost savings and unmatched clarity.

Understanding Arguments

Understanding Arguments
Author: Robert J. Fogelin,Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
Release: 1991
Editor: Harcourt College Pub
Pages: 452
ISBN: 0155926721
Language: en
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Building a Speech

Building a Speech
Author: Sheldon Metcalfe
Release: 2004
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 438
ISBN: 0534606628
Language: en
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