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For even the most successful business executives, political leaders, and entertainers, the process of giving a speech can be a frightening and humbling experience.
Based on the author’s experience teaching thousands of individuals on how to prepare and deliver a speech, Public Speaking in a Diverse Society, explains how students can manage their fears and anxieties about speaking and be able to adapt to culturally diverse audiences.
Author(s): Kimberly Nguyen
Cultural Anthropology for Beginners and Non Majors is part of an ongoing project to create a student-driven textbook, largely inspired by Dr. Mitra’s philosophy.
This book gives students a brief introduction to the discipline of Ethnic Studies, its history, theories, methods and application to real world problems. It starts with a brief historical overview of this relatively new academic discipline and explores some basic definitions and concepts, along with particular theoretical approaches that demarcate the discipline in comparison to other neighboring fields in the social sciences.
We live in an exciting, yet complicated information age. Our era calls for critical thinkers who are willing and able to communicate well toward the twin goals of human survival and career thriving on a connected globe. Thus, public speaking skills are important.
Technical Communication as Problem Solving helps students master the art of communicating to help people get things done. It broadens students’ concept of writing by introducing them to the five foundations of technical communication: problem solving, rhetoric, design, style, and ethics. Students also learn the genre conventions of technical communication.