The Challenge of Effective Speaking

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Authors : Rudolph F. Verderber; Kathleen S. Verderber; Deanna D. Sellnow


400 Pages  Paperback 

15th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2008, 2006, 2000

©2012 , Published


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Completely integrated with NEW online tools that actively prepare students to create effective speeches and NEW brief in-text speech elements that address the way today's students learn, the 15th edition of THE CHALLENGE OF EFFECTIVE SPEAKING is a valuable teaching partner for your course. Pioneers ... more


CengageNOW is a powerful online tool for teaching, learning, and assessing that gives you more control and better outcomes in less time! CengageNOW is seamlessly integrated with Interactive Video Activities, giving students thorough guidance as they move through the speech-making process. With diagn... more

New to this Edition

"Putting Speaking Skills to Work" is a new application featuring interviews with people from all sorts of professions about how they use public speaking skills on the job.

New design.

Features an increased coverage of speech anxiety.