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Concise Public Speaking Handbook

Concise Public Speaking Handbook - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0205753703

Cover of Concise Public Speaking Handbook 3RD 12 (ISBN 978-0205753703)
ISBN13: 978-0205753703
ISBN10: 0205753701
Cover type: Spiral
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 12
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2012
International: No

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Concise Public Speaking Handbook - 3RD 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205753703

Steven A. Beebe

ISBN13: 978-0205753703
ISBN10: 0205753701
Cover type: Spiral
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 12
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Published: 2012
International: No
Summary

Adapted from the authors' top-selling public speaking text, Public Speaking Handbook provides a unique, audience-centered approach in a student-friendly reference format, allowing students to access information quickly and easily. Public Speaking Handbook brings theory and practice together in an understandable and applicable manner. Its distinctive and popular approach emphasizes the importance of analyzing and considering the audience at every point along the way. This model of public speaking serves as a foundation as the text guides students through the step-by-step process of public speaking, focuses their attention on the importance and dynamics of diverse audiences, and narrows the gap between the classroom and the real world. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part 1. Introduction

1. Speaking in Public

2. The Audience-Centered Speechmaking Process

3. Ethics and Free Speech

4. Improving Your Confidence

Part 2. Analyzing an Audience

5. Listening

6. Analyzing Your Audience

7. Adapting to Your Audience

Part 3. Preparing a Speech

8. Developing Your Speech

9. Gathering Supporting Material

10. Supporting Your Speech

Part 4. Crafting a Speech

11. Organizing Your Speech

12. Developing an Introduction

13. Developing a Conclusion

14. Outlining and Editing Your Speech

15. Using Words Well

Part 5. Delivering a Speech

16. Methods of Delivery

17. Nonverbal Communication

18. Verbal Communication

19. Delivering Your Speech

20. Selecting Presentation Aids

21. Designing Presentation Aids

22. Using Presentation Aids

23. Using Presentation Software

Part 6. Types of Speeches

24. Informative Speaking

25. Understanding Principles of Persuasive Speaking

26. Using Persuasive Strategies

27. Speaking on Special Occasions

28. Speaking in Small Groups

Notes

Glossary

Index

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