Smart, compelling, fun, and affordable, Speak Up connects with students through great writing, useful guidance, and hundreds of custom-drawn illustrations that bring speech to life. Instructors appreciate the book's serious coverage of concepts and theories, fascinating real-life examples, and visual explanations that clarify complex ideas. And all this comes at less than half the price of competing texts.
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DOUGLAS M. FRALEIGH is a Professor of Communication at California State University at Fresno. During his twenty-plus year teaching career, he as taught more than one thousand students in public speaking and related courses. He has also coached intercollegiate speech and debate at University of California at Berkeley, California State University at Sacramento, Cornell University, and California State University at Fresno, working with hundreds of student competitors and serving in regional and national collegiate forensics organizations. Along with his research focus on freedom of speech and the limits of legal expression, Dr. Fraleigh has served as associate editor for the Freedom of Expression Annual, Argumentation and Advocacy, and Contemporary Argumentation and Debate. JOSEPH S. TUMAN is Professor of Speech and Communication Studies at San Francisco State University, where he has been honored with the Jacobus tenBroek Society Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Tuman regularly appears on television as a political commentator and is the author of Communicating Terror: The Rhetorical Dimensions of Terrorism. In addition. Professor Tuman has taught at the University of California at Berkeley, The New School, and the Sorbonne. He has published widely in the field of communication studies and has operated a private consulting practice for individuals, businesses, and government entities seeking assistance with speech writing, communication strategies, and presentation skills. PETER ARKLE is a professional illustrator who grew up in Scotland and received a B.A. in Illustration from St. Martin's School of Art (1991) and an M.A. from the Royal College of Art (1993). Along with his work for corporate clients, Peter is a regular contributor to the New York Times, New York Magazine, Print, and Business Week and has created work for many other publications including GQ, The New Yorker, and The Guardian (UK). He lectures several times a year at high schools and universities across the U.S. and notes that he's learned a great deal from Speak Up about preparing and delivering his own presentations. To see more of Peter's work, please visit http://www.peterarkle.com/.
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