ISBN13:978-0534647803 ISBN10: 0534647804 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0495004677 ISBN10: 0495004677
Summary: Essentials Of Public Speaking is a value-priced textbook for your public speaking course that teaches students the essential skills and theories required to become an effective public speaker. In addition to being a value, this text offers abundant practical advice on the speechmaking process, grounded in classical and contemporary theory and in a familiar format to instructors. Included in this coverage is a strong emphasis on visual aids and using the Internet for
Summary: Essentials Of Public Speaking is a value-priced textbook for your public speaking course that teaches students the essential skills and theories required to become an effective public speaker. In addition to being a value, this text offers abundant practical advice on the speechmaking process, grounded in classical and contemporary theory and in a familiar format to instructors. Included in this coverage is a strong emphasis on visual aids and using the Internet for speech preparation and delivery. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:3RD 06 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Wadsworth, Inc Year Published: 2006 International: No
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Chapter 1 Public Speaking, Ethics, and You
Public Speaking: What Roles Can It Play in Your Life? The Right Speech for the Occasion The Communication Process and the Public Speaker Ethics: The Public Speaker's Obligation
Chapter 2 Getting Started: Your First Speech
Becoming a Good Public Speaker Steps to Success: Planning and Preparing a Speech
Chapter 3 Building Speaker Confidence
Understanding Anxiety Managing Situational Anxiety Managing Trait Anxiety: Positive Imagery Other Methods for Managing Trait Anxiety
Chapter 4 Listening: What Speakers Should Know
Stages of Listening Why Stimulation and Motivation Are So Necessary 100 Percent Communication: A Listening Myth How Listeners Avoid Being Persuaded Reading Listeners' Nonverbal Cues Making Listening Easier
2 Preparing Your Speech
Chapter 5 Analyzing Your Audience
Analyzing Your Audience: Situational Information Analyzing Your Audience: Demographic Information Analyzing Your Audience: Psychological Information Analyzing Audience Receptivity Collecting Audience Information Using Audience Analysis
Chapter 6 Selecting and Researching Your Topic
Selecting Your Topic, Purpose, and Main Points Researching Your Topic
Chapter 7 Supporting Your Ideas
Supports That Are Overused--Use Them with Care! Supports That Are Underused--Use Them More Often Supporting Materials: Clarification or Proof
Chapter 8 Organizing Your Speech: Introduction, Body, and Conclusion
Organizing the Body of Your Speech Organizing the Introduction of Your Speech Organizing the Conclusion of Your Speech
Chapter 9 Outlines, Storyboards, and Speaking Notes
Outlining Storyboarding Speaking Notes
3 Presenting Your Speech
Chapter 10 Preparing Effective Visual Aids
Benefits of Using Visual Aids Types of Visual Aids Selecting Your Visual Aids Designing Your Visual Aids
Chapter 11 Delivering Your Message
Visual Delivery Vocal Delivery Verbal Delivery Immediacy Behaviors Methods of Delivery Rehearsing Your Speech
Chapter 12 Perfecting Language Style
Why Language Choices Are So Important Effective Language Style Stylistic Devices Language and Bias
4 Types of Speeches
Chapter 13 Informative Speaking
Types of Informative Speeches Steps in Preparing an Informative Speech Before You Speak: Last-Minute Checks
Chapter 14 Persuasive Speaking
Persuasion Defined Persuasive Versus Informative Speeches Types of Persuasive Speeches Steps in Preparing a Persuasive Speech Using the Motivated Sequence
Chapter 15 Methods of Persuasion
Using Evidence and Logic Skillfully Establishing Credibility Appealing to Listeners' Psychological Needs
Notes Glossary Index
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