Adrian's Communication Resources Page

This page supports Brent Adrian's English and Speech courses at Central Community College-Grand Island

Audience Analysis/Commercial Speech links
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 09:51 a.m.
Which Infomercials Are Lying?
Commercials used by others for speeches
Examples used in lecture for analysis
This has two commercials with the related speeches Commercial A Speech A Commercial B Speech B -- These are just speeches Speech 1 Speech 3 Speech 4 Speech 5 Speech 6

Inequality and Occupy Wall Street 4: daddy put you in the top 1% !
Friday, December 2, 2011 11:07 a.m.
Fathers and the socioeconomic status of their sons. Interestingly, "The bottom line is that about 40% of us have at some point worked for exactly the same firm that at some point also employed our fathers. But if dadís earnings put him in the top 25% these chances are above average, they start taking off if dad was in the top 5%, and reach the stratosphere for top earners. Almost 7 out of 10 sons of top earning dads had a job with his employer."

Friday, September 30, 2011 12:23 p.m.
" is the U.S. government's official search engine."

Google News
Friday, September 30, 2011 09:51 a.m.
Up-to-date news stories from across the world!

Monday, September 26, 2011 12:37 p.m.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 09:32 p.m.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 09:31 p.m.

Speeches from Online Learning: Spring 2011
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 02:49 p.m.
Visit Speeches from Online Learning from the Spring 2011 Semester to see examples of the ENGL 1230 Business Communication "Customer Service" speeches and the SPCH 1400 "Perspective & Perception" speech assignment. There are several excellent examples of how to go about these projects!

Abby Ambler

Lindsay Connely

Whitney Oseka

Sunday, September 18, 2011 09:09 p.m.

Student Informative Speech Examples
Thursday, September 15, 2011 11:42 a.m.
Numerous informative speeches delivered by lecture students in the Public Speaking course during the Spring 2011 Semester can be found at Speeches for Evaluation. The Pam Lux speech on fireworks is here:

Self-Introduction Speeches from Summer 2011
Monday, August 29, 2011 11:58 a.m.
Alexa Bockmann Self Introduction Speech

Britney Bochart Self-Introduction Speech

Hailey Schroer Self-Introduction Speech

Whitney Bowman Self-Introduction Speech

Zachery Springer Self-Introduction Speech

Amber Riedy Self-introduction Speech

Corinne Franzen Self-Introduction Speech

Christa Krolikowski Self-Introduction Speech

Jessica Lindblad Self-Introduction Speech

*Amy Miller Self-Introduction Speech

*Roxanne Ott Self-Introduction Speech

Audrey Gaspers Self-Introduction Speech

Christopher Burry Self-Introduction Speech

Whitney Oseka Self-Introduction Speech

Kate Erickson Self-Introduction Speech

*Madi Konen Self-Introduction Speech

^Seth Boshart Speech of Self-Introduction

^Haley Gebers Speech of Self-Introduction

&Roxanne Ott Self-Introduction Speech

&Tessa Chalupa Speech of Self-Introduction

Alison Robinson Self-Introduction

%Crystal Kimball Intro Speech

Janna Montgomery

*Abbey Galvan

Tori Goscha Self-Introduction

Katlyn Bunde Self-Introduction Speech

Miranda Ward Speech of Self-Introduction

Hayley Skiles

Sunday, August 7, 2011 12:13 p.m.

Fall 2011 Course Textbooks

SPCH 1110 - Public Speaking

Lucas, S. (2009). The art of public speaking (10th ed.). Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 9780073385150

Rossiter, J. (2007). The APA pocket handbook. Port Saint Lucie, FL: DW Publishing Co. ISBN: 9781933878133

ENGL 1230 - Business Communication

Ober, S. (2009). Contemporary business communication (7th ed.). Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company. ISBN: 9780618990481

Rossiter, J. (2007). The APA pocket handbook. Port Saint Lucie, FL: DW Publishing Co. ISBN: 9781933878133

SPCH 1400 - Oral Communication

Verderber, R. F., Verderber, K. S., & Sellnow, D. D. (2009). Comm. Boston, MA: Cengage Learning. ISBN: 9780495912354

Rossiter, J. (2007). The APA pocket handbook. Port Saint Lucie, FL: DW Publishing Co. ISBN: 9781933878133

Textbook Publisher Online Support, Study Guides & Direct Online Course Links

ENGL 1230 Business Communication GWI101

SPCH 1110 Public Speaking GWI101

Communicate!, International Edition, 13th Edition - FREE version of COMM materials

The Art of Public Speaking, 8/e - FREE version of 10th edition materials

  • Hanging Indention Instructions
  • PSA Assignment Example
  • PGSA Assignment Example
  • Example: APA Citation Exercise 2 - Online
  • Example: APA Citation Exercise 1 - Paper
  • APA Citation Style Lecture
  • BlackBoard Calendar Settings Modification Instruct...
  • BlackBoard Settings Modification Instructions
  • Why We Cite In-text Lecture
  • WebCentral Mass Email Forwarding Instructions
  • Excel for Graph and Chart Creation
  • Word Outline Instructions for Numbers and Letters
  • Email Attachment Instructions in WebCentral
  • Word Memo Template Selection
  • ITS Backdoor Access
  • Finding MyFiles in WebCentral
  • Paper versus Online Research Lecture Slides
  • Password Change in WebCentral
  • How to do a Screen Shot or Screen Capture
  • Word Spell & Grammar Check Location
  • Survey Monkey: Generate an URL for Collection

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    Course Textbooks for Summer 2011

    Speeches for Evaluation

    Annenberg Media - Video on Demand - Sign up/Registration

    New York Times Sign up/Registration

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    Discovering Pychology - Videos on Demand


    King's "I have a dream"

    Nebraska Access Databases

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    USA Population Clock

    World Population Clock

    The Wave

    Tutorials and How-To Guides

    Excel Tutorial

    PowerPoint Tutorials

    How-to Guide for Using PowerPoint

    Microsoft Office Online Tutorials

    Hanging Indentation in Microsoft Word

    NebraskAccess: Online Tutorial

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