In this book, you’ll experience the broad range of talents required to recruit members, motivate them, manage them, and make them happy to be part of your community. Bacon takes you through the different stages of community and covers the information you’ll need, ranging from software tools to conflict resolution skills.
This textbook has been designed to support students who are studying Communication during the first semester of the first year.The intention of the Communication Skills course and this textbook is to provide students new to tertiary education, with the prerequisite language skills required to excel in the higher education environment.
Written by two nationally recognized experts in information strategy, Information Strategies for Communicators leads students step-by-step through the information search and evaluation process for news and strategic communication message production. The book includes a conceptual model of the information strategy process, case studies to illustrate the process in action, and links to current examples throughout.
The course is an introduction to the preparation and delivery of oral presentations in an extemporaneous style. Emphasis is on ethical research, critical and logical analysis, and organization of informative and persuasive presentations.
Public Speaking: The Virtual Text is a free online public speaking textbook available through publicspeakingproject.org. A variety of speech professionals who are dedicated to providing free and low cost instructional materials contributed their original work. There are 18 chapters covering a wide variety of topics related to public speaking, each by a different author.
This textbook has eighteen unique chapters. The fifteen chapters are divided into four clear units of information: introduction to public speaking, speech preparation, speech creation, and speech presentation. In addition to practicality, this text has a focus on the ethics of public speaking from both a source’s and a receiver’s point of view.
This book will support an engaging and interesting course experience for students that will not only show them the powerful social, political and economic forces will affect the future of media technology, but will challenge students to do their part in shaping that future.