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GCAN 101 - Public Speaking - Prof. Hal Wicke

This is the library guide for GCAN101: Public Speaking, taught by professor Hal Wicke. Below, find the textbooks used in this class (they're free! Thank you professor), and additional materials that will be used in class.


Congratulations! Your professor chose a free textbook for this class!

The textbook below will be your primary textbook for this class. Feel free to download it in as many devices as you want. You can read it online, or print out chapters if you prefer.


The textbook below, Principles of Public Speaking, will be used as a supplementary book. Your professor will let you know which sections you will need to read for this class.

GCAN Speech Courses


Video: Amy Cuddy “Your body language shapes who you are”

From “Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how ‘power posing’ — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.”

This link has transcripts in multiple languages:

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