About the Author

Sam Schechter adapted Public Speaking for Today’s Audiences from Exploring Public Speaking (4th edition) by Barbara Tucker and Matthew LeHew. Sam is a faculty member in the Communications Department at Douglas College. This is his second OER textbook in the field of applied communications; his first OER textbook, Professional Writing Today: A Functional Approach, provides guidance for undergraduate students and entry-level employees looking to improve their professional writing skills. A third OER textbook, Public Relations: From Strategy to Action, provides guidance to upper-level undergraduate students learning about public relations. He is also the editor of an OER collection of case studies in Public Relations Case Studies: Strategies & Actions. His fifth and most recent OER is Social Media & Reputation Management.

Sam Schechter’s full biography and online profile can be found at www.schechter.ca.


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