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ConnectPlus Access Card for The Art of Public Speaking

ISBN: 9780077797553 | 0077797558
Edition: 12th
Format: Access Card
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Pub. Date: 11/11/2014

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For over 30 years, instructors around the world have successfully used The Art of Public Speaking to teach the development and presentation of effective speeches. Through personalized and adaptive instruction, the program helps each student think critically, build confidence and make the leap from learning the principles to mastering competent speaking in the classroom and throughout life.

With its ground-breaking adaptive learning system, Connect Lucas™ also helps students “know what they know,” while guiding them to experience and learn important concepts that they need to know to succeed. Instructors may also upload speech videos on students’ behalf to create and manage true peer review assignments. The Enhanced Speech Capture in Connect Lucas gives instructors the ability to evaluate live speeches using a customizable rubric in the classroom. Connect Lucas includes:

An Online Media Library of student speeches on Connect Lucas (
LearnSmart, Connect’s adaptive diagnostic study tool, helps students absorb and internalize public-speaking principles from the text
Hands-on assignments and activities in Connect Lucas help link public-speaking principles to the practice and application of those concepts
An enhanced Speech Capture tool that has been designed for use in face-to-face, real-time classrooms, as well as online courses
An all-new Outline Tool, with greatly enhanced user interface
Topic Finder tool
Access to EasyBib
Survey Monkey online tools "

Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, and how they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective.

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