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GCAN 101 - Public Speaking

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

Primary Textbook

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.

Supplemental Readings


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 video has transcripts in multiple languages.

GCAN Speech Courses LibGuide

Optional Textbooks / Reading

The readings below are optional, but may be useful for studying or research purposes


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