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Pocket Guide to Public Speaking -Text Only

Pocket Guide to Public Speaking -Text Only - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-1457601842

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ISBN13: 978-1457601842
ISBN10: 1457601842
Cover type: Spiral
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 13
Publisher: Bedford Books
Published: 2013
International: No
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Pocket Guide to Public Speaking -Text Only - 4TH 13 edition

ISBN13: 978-1457601842

Dan OHair

ISBN13: 978-1457601842
ISBN10: 1457601842
Cover type: Spiral
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 13
Publisher: Bedford Books

Published: 2013
International: No
Summary

This best-selling brief introduction to public speaking offers practical coverage of every topic typically covered in a full-sized text, from invention, research, and organization, to practice and delivery. Its concise, inexpensive format makes it perfect for the public speaking course, and any setting across the curriculum, on the job, or in the community. The fourth edition offers even stronger coverage of the fundamentals of speechmaking, while also addressing the changing realities of public speaking in a digital world, with a new chapter on online presentations, and new tools and advice for finding and evaluating online sources.

Table of Contents

PART I. GETTING STARTED
1. Becoming a Public Speaker
2. Ethical Public Speaking
3. Listeners and Speakers
4. Types of Speeches and Presentations
5. From A to Z: Overview of a Speech
6. Managing Speech Anxiety

PART II. DEVELOPMENT
7. Analyzing the Audience
8. Selecting a Topic and Purpose
9. Developing Supporting Material
10. Locating Supporting Material
11. Doing Effective Internet Research

PART III. ORGANIZATION
12. Organizing the Speech Body
13. Selecting an Organizational Pattern
14. Using Outline Formats

PART IV. STARTING, FINISHING, AND STYLING
15. Developing the Introduction and Conclusion
16. Using Language

PART V. DELIVERY
17. Choosing a Method of Delivery
18. Controlling the Voice
19. Using the Body

PART VI. PRESENTATION AIDS
20. Types of Presentation Aids
21. Designing Presentation Aids
22. A Brief Guide to Using PowerPoint

PART VII. TYPES OF SPEECHES
23. Informative Speaking
24. Persuasive Speaking
25. Speaking on Special Occasions

PART VIII. THE CLASSROOM AND BEYOND
26. Typical Classroom Presentation Formats
27. Science and Mathematics Courses
28. Technical Courses
29. Social Science Courses
30. Arts and Humanities Courses
31. Education Courses
32. Business Courses
33. Nursing and Allied Health Courses
34. Communicating in Groups
35. Business and Professional Presentations

APPENDICES
A. Citation Guidelines B. Question-and-Answer Sessions C. Preparing for Mediated Communication D. Tips for Non-Native Speakers of English

Glossary
Index