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MindTap Speech for Cengage Advantage Series: Essentials of Public Speaking 6th Edition

Cheryl Hamilton

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Overview

MindTap™ Speech for Hamilton's Cengage Advantage Series: Essentials of Public Speaking, 6th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. Unique to MindTap Speech is "Practice and Present" -- an online video submission and grading program that allows for individualized feedback, and provides a digital environment for students to practice their public speaking skills and get meaningful feedback from their instructor and peers. Also included are Interactive Video Activities and Speech Builder Express 3.0™ -- a tool that coaches students through the entire speech organization and outlining process. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

Cheryl Hamilton,

Cheryl Hamilton, an author well known for her writing style and award-winning teaching, is professor emeritus at Tarrant County College-NE Campus in the Communication Arts Department where she served as department chair and communication professor and continues to teach each fall semester to stay close to students and try out new textbook material. Her numerous awards -- including the Chancellor's Award for Exemplary Teaching -- show her love of teaching. Although she specialized in business communication and public speaking, Dr. Hamilton taught more than 10 different communication courses. Throughout her career, she served as mentor to many beginning teachers; presented more than 40 papers at national conferences; conducted numerous seminars for large and small corporations; served on multiple educational committees; and authored two additional texts -- THE ESSENTIALS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING and COMMUNICATING FOR SUCCESS. An Illinois native, Dr. Hamilton received her bachelor's degree from Eastern Illinois University, her master's degree from Purdue University, and her doctoral degree from the University of North Texas.
  • Seamlessly delivery appropriate content and technology assets from a number of providers to students, as they need them.
  • Break course content down into movable objects to promote personalization, encourage interactivity and ensure student engagement.
  • Customize the course – from tools to text – and make adjustments ‘on the fly,’ making it possible to intertwine breaking news into their lessons and incorporate today’s teachable moments.
  • Bring interactivity into learning through the integration of multimedia assets (apps from Cengage Learning and other providers), numerous in-context exercises and supplements, student engagement will increase leading to better student outcomes.
  • Track students’ use, activities and comprehension in real-time, which provides opportunities for early intervention to influence progress and outcomes. Grades are visible and archived so students and instructors always have access to current standings in the class.
  • Assess knowledge throughout each section: after readings, in activities, homework, and quizzes.
  • Automatically grade of all homework and quizzes.
Each chapter is structured as a learning unit that guides students through the course content by providing everything a student needs to succeed, all in one place, from the reading to practice to assessment and reflection.

START - each learning unit begins with an engaging warm-up activity that guides students in discovering the learning objectives.
READ - chapter material is presented along with activities directly related to the reading.
PRACTICE - opportunities are presented to practice what is learned.
DO - activities related to videos, quizzes, and other multimedia are presented to demonstrate student understanding of the content, including “Practice & Present,” unique to MindTap Communication.
REFLECT - guided reflection on how concepts and skills apply to real life.
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Each MindTap product offers the full, mobile-ready textbook combined with superior and proven learning tools at one affordable price. Students who purchase digital access can add a print option at any time when a print option is available for their course.

This Cengage solution can be seamlessly integrated into most Learning Management Systems (Blackboard, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, Moodle, and more) but does require a different ISBN for access codes. Please work with your Cengage Learning Consultant to ensure the proper course set up and ordering information. For additional information, please visit the LMS Integration site.

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  • ISBN-10: 1285850882
  • ISBN-13: 9781285850887
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Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero Instant Access

ISBN: 9781285978260

Instructor's Companion Web Site

ISBN: 9781285864136
This website for instructors includes customizable Microsoft® PowerPoint® lecture slides covering key concepts from the text, images from the text, videos, and the Instructor's Resource Manual. You'll also find Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero®, a flexible, online system that allows you to author, edit, and manage test bank content from the text as well as from multiple Cengage Learning solutions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

CourseMate with SpeechBuilder Express™ 3.0, InfoTrac®, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781285446837
Interested in a simple way to complement your text and course content with study and practice materials? Cengage Learning's CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. CourseMate includes access to a dynamic eBook, interactive video activities, SpeechBuilder Express™ 3.0 speech-outlining program, the InfoTrac® College Edition online library, and more. Watch student comprehension soar as your class works with the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. The accompanying instructor website offers access to password-protected resources such as an electronic version of the Instructor's Manual and PowerPoint® slides.

FOR STUDENTS

CourseMate with SpeechBuilder Express™ 3.0, InfoTrac®, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781285446837
The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. Read your textbook, take notes, review flashcards, watch videos, and take practice quizzes-online with CourseMate. You'll also have access to interactive video activities, SpeechBuilder Express™ 3.0 speech-outlining program, the InfoTrac® College Edition online library, and more. Go to CengageBrain.com.