References by Chapter



Chapter 1


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Hauser, Christine (2019). Main just banned Native American mascots. It’s a movement that’s inching forward. New York Times.

Mitru, G., Millrood, D. L., & Mateika, J. H. (2002). The impact of sleep on learning and behavior in Adolescents. Teachers College Record, 104(4), 704-726.

Nicotera, A.M. (2009). Encyclopedia of communication theory. Eds: Stephen W. Littlejohn and Karen A. Foss. SAGE. Doi: 10.4135/9781412959384

“Public speaking anxiety.” (2015). University of Wisconsin-Stout. Retrieved from

Tompkins, Paula S. (2009). Practicing Communication Ethics. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.



Chapter 2


Bem, D. J. (1970). Beliefs, attitudes, and human affairs. New York, NY: Brooks Cole.

Bostrom, R. N. & Bryant, C. L. (1980). Factors in the retention of information presented orally: The role of short-term listening. Western Journal of Speech Communication, 44(2), 137-145.

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Maslow, A. H. (1943). A theory of human motivation. Psychological Review, 50(4), 370-96.

McLeod, S. (2014). Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Simply Psychology. Retrieved from

Mueller, P. A. & Oppenheimer, D. M. (2014, June 4). The pen is mightier than the keyboard: Advantages of longhand over laptop note taking. Psychological Science. DOI: 10.1177/095679761452458

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Watzlawick, P., Beavin, J., & Jackson, D. (1967). Pragmatics of human communication. New York: W. W. Norton & Company


Chapter 3


Del Valle, G. (2019). The high cost of college textbooks, explained. Vox. Retrieved from

Stand up, speak out: The Practice and ethics of public speaking (2016). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Libraries.


Chapter 4


Caulfield, M. (2017). Web literacy for student fact-checkers….and other people who care about facts. Retrieved from

Howard, R. M. & Taggart, A. R. (2010). Research matters. New York: McGraw Hill. Retrieved from 

Merriam-Webster. (2015). Plagiarism. Retrieved from

NCA. (2017). Credo for ethical communication. Retrieved from

Straumsheim, C. (2015, Aug. 5). Triaging textbook costs. Inside Higher Ed. Retrieved from

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Wineburg, S. & and McGrew, S. (2007). Lateral reading: Reading less and learning more when evaluating digital information. Stanford History Education Group Working Paper No. 2017-A1.


Chapter 5

Anderson, S. R. (2012). How many languages are there in the world? The Linguistic Society of America. Retrieved from

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“Definitions of fact, theory, and law in scientific work.” (2008, October 17). National Center for Science Education. Retrieved from

Fisher, W. R (1984). Narration as a human communication paradigm: The case of public moral argument. Communication Monographs. 51 (1): 1–22. 

“Introduction to Open Educational Resources” (2019). University of Texas Arlington Libraries.

Jaggars, S. S., Rivera, M. D., & Briana A.(2019). College textbook affordability: Landscape, evidence, and policy directions. Midwestern Higher Education Compact.

O’Connor, D. J. (1958). The uses of Argument by Stephen Edelston Toulmin. Philosophy. 34 (130): 244–245. doi:10.1017/s0031819100037220

Popken, B. (2015). College Textbook Prices Have Risen 1,041 Percent Since 1977. NBC News.

“Report: Make Higher education affordable.” (2014). Public Interest Research Group.

Weinstein, B. D. (1993). What is an expert? Theoretical Medicine, 14, 57–93.

Wrench, J.S., Goding, A., Johnson, D.I., & Attias, B. A. (2011). Stand up, speak out: The practice and ethics of public speaking. 1st edition.


Chapter 6


Beighley, K. (1954). An experimental study of the effect of three speech variables on listener comprehension. Speech Monographs, 21(4), 248-253.

Bodiea, G. D., Powers, W. G., & Fitch-Hauser, M. (2006). Chunking, priming and active learning: Toward an innovative and blended approach to teaching communication-related skills. Interactive Learning Environments, 14(2), 119-135.

Daniels, T. D. & Whitman, R. F. (1981). The effects of message introduction, message structure, and verbal organizing ability upon learning of message information. Human Communication Research, 7(2), 147-160.

Sharp Jr., H. & McClung, T. (1966). Effects of organization on the speaker’s ethos. Speech Monographs, 33(2), 182-183.

Slagell, A. (2013). Why should you use a clear pattern of organization? Because it works. Communication Teacher, 27(4), 198-201.

Whitman, R. F. & Timmis, J. H. (1975). The influence of verbal organizational structure and verbal organizing skills on select measures of learning. Human Communication Research, 1, 293-301. doi:10.1111/j.1468-2958.1975.tb00277.

Yun, K. A., Costantini, C., & Billingsley, S. (2012). The effect of taking a public speaking class on one’s writing abilities. Communication Research Reports, 29(4), 285-291. doi:10.1080/08824096.2012.723270

Chapter 7

American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (n.d.). Aesthetic. American Heritage Dictionary. Retrieved from

Caygill, H. (1982). Aesthetics and civil society: Theories of art and society, 1640-1790. University of Sussex.

Conquergood, D. (2005). The trope of the talking book and other figures of speech. Text and Performance Quarterly 20(4), 325-241. Doi: 10.1080/10462930009366308

Cupchik G C. Winston A C. (1996) Confluence and divergence in empirical aesthetics philosophy and mainstream psychology. In Handbook of perception & cognition: Cognitive ecology. San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

Goldsbury, J. & Russell, W. (1844) The American Common-School Reader and Speaker. Boston: Tappan and Whittemore.

Marković, S. (2012). Components of aesthetic experience: aesthetic fascination, aesthetic appraisal, and aesthetic emotion. i-Perception3(1), 1–17. doi:10.1068/i0450aap

Merriam-Webster (n.d.). Aesthetic. Merriam Webster. Retrieved from

Munsell, J. (2011). Teaching elocution in the 21st-century communication Ccassroom. Communication Teacher, 25(1), 16-24.

Strati, A. (1996). Organizations viewed through the lens of aesthetics. Organization 3(2): 209-18.

Taylor, Steven S., Fisher, Dalmar, & Dufresne, R.L. (2002). The aesthetics of management storytelling: A key to organizational learning. Management Learning 33(3): 313-330.

Chapter 8

Brummett, Barry (2019). Techniques of Close Reading, 2nd ed. Los Angeles: SAGE.

Wimmer, L., Christmann, U., & Ihmels, E. (2016). Non-conventional figurative language as aesthetics of everyday communication. Metaphor and the Social World 6(2), 243-275. Doi: 10.1177/1350507602333002

Chapter 9

Cuddy, A. (2012). Your body language may shape who you are. TedTalk.

Lorde, Audre (1984). Age, race, class and sex: Women redefining difference. Sister Outsider. California: Crossing Press.

Lucas, S. A. (2015). The art of public speaking (12th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

Chapter 10

Frommer, F. (2012). How PowerPoint makes you stupid. Trans. by Holoch, G. New York, NY: The New Press.

Hasson, U., Hendler, T., Bashat, D.B., & Malach, R. (2001) Vase or face? A neural correlates of shape-selective grouping processes in the human brain. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Vol 13, No. 6, 744-753.

Lauer, D. A. & Pentak, S. (2000). Design basics (5th ed.). Fort Worth, TX: Harcourt College Publishers.

Maier, D., Li, J., Tucker, P., Tufte, K., & Papadimos, V. (2005). Semantics of data streams and operators. Database Theory – Icdt 2005, Proceedings, 3363, 37-52.

Tufte, E. (2005) PowerPoint does rocket science–and better techniques for technical reports. Retrieved from

United States Department of Labor (1996). Presenting effective presentations with visual aids. Retrieved from

Chapter 12

Gladwell, M. (2019) “Tempest in a teacup.” Revisionist History. Episode 3. Retrieved from iTunes.

Chapter 13

Festinger, L. (1957). Theory of cognitive dissonance. Redwood City, CA: Stanford University Press.

Lucas, S. A. (2015). The art of public speaking (12th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill

Massey, R. (2004). Environmental justice: Income, race, and health. Global Development and Environmental Institute. Tufts University.

Monroe, A. (1951). Monroe’s principles of speech. Chicago, IL: Scott Foresman.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. (2009, May 14). New study: Higher seat belt use could save many lives. NHTSA. Retrieved from Study:+Higher+Seat+Belt+Use+Could+Save+Many+Lives

Chapter 14

Gilbert, B. (2018). YouTube now has over 1.8 billion users every month, within spitting distance of Facebook’s 2 billion. Bussiness Insider.

Lind, S. (2012). Teaching digital oratory: Public speaking 2.0. Communication Teacher, 26(3), 163-169.