Connect Public Speaking and Connect Public Speaking Plus offer a revolutionary digital experience which lets you access all course materials from one place, www.mcgraw-hillconnect.com. The Connect products help students master the principles discussed in the text and apply them in their speeches, including finding a speech topic, outlining their speeches, preparing visual aids, uploading their speech videos for evaluation, taking practice quizzes, and more.
Connect Public Speaking is offered in two variations; select the one that meets your classroom needs.
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|Students can read the entire, media-rich textbook online.|| ||x|
|Students can complete assignments and exams online.||x||x|
|Students can access announcements, the syllabus, assignments, discussion forums, and grades online.||x||x|
|Students can focus on improving your speech delivery by accessing the Full Speech Videos and Video Clips.||x||x|
|Students can prepare for their speeches with the Topic Helper, Outline Tool, EasyBib, and Survey Monkey tools.||x||x|
|Teachers and students can evaluate speeches with Speech Capture using the customizable rubrics.||x||x|
|Students can use LearnSmart, Connect's adaptive diagnostic study tool to absorb and internalize key ideas from the text.||x||x|
|Students can use the range of interactive assignments and exercises in Connect as study aids— exercises for critical thinking, speech videos with questions for analysis, scrambled outline exercises, study questions, key-term diagnostics, and speech checklists and worksheets.||x||x|