Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Principles of Public Speaking - 16th edition

Principles of Public Speaking (ISBN10: 0205494420; ISBN13: 9780205494422)
ISBN13: 978-0205494422
ISBN10: 0205494420

Summary: Balancing skills and theory, Principles of Public Speaking emphasizes orality, Internet technology, and critical thinking as it encourages students to see public speaking as a way to build community in today's diverse world.

Within a framework that emphasizes speaker responsibility, critical thinking and listening, and cultural awareness, this classic text uses examples from college, workplace, political, and social communication to make the study of publ ...show moreic speaking relevant, contemporary, and exciting for students. This brief but comprehensive text also offers students the latest in using technology in speechmaking, featuring a unique and exciting integrated text and technology learning system.
Features

  • Focuses on orality as a central experience in contemporary society, emphasizing the importance of public speaking by showing how oral, face-to-face communication constitutes the core of human relations and culture. Chapter 1 introduces the idea of orality and the following chapters develop the mechanisms whereby speechmaking builds the bonds of society.
  • Emphasizes technology as a resource for speakers, including expanded coverage of electronic resources, a new section of the book combining discussions of ways the Web helps with speech construction and presentation, ''Using the Web'' activities, and correlated text links to the book's companion website and to the new VideoWorkshop integrated teaching and learning system with CD-ROM.
  • Helps students start speaking right away through an overview of the speech-making process early in the book (Ch. 1).
  • Includes ''Speaking of Skills'' boxes that present students with useful advice and practical applications of the concepts discussed.
  • Contains ''Speaking of Ethics'' boxes that present ethical dilemmas in public speaking and ask students to think critically about what they would do in certain situations.
  • Confronts the greatest challenge in this course-speech anxiety-directly with effective tips for overcoming fear in ''Speaking of Apprehension'' boxes.
  • Provides useful pedagogy to help students better understand and apply the material:
  • Chapter Outline
  • Chapter Summary
  • Key Terms
  • Assessment Activities
  • ''Using the Web'' Activities.
  • ''Using VideoWorkshop'' Activities.
New To This Edition
  • New easy-to-find section on web resources. This extensive coverage ofhow to use and evaluate electronic sources keeps students up-to-date on the latest information about using technology effectively for research.
  • Now includes an extensive discussion on using PowerPoint slides. The new coverage discusses how to design exciting, eye-catching slides and strategies for incorporating them seamlessly into your presentation.
  • Contains updated examples throughout, including those that reflect greater cultural diversity, changes in technology, and the latest research in public speaking.
  • New Chapter (Chapter 16) discusses group-based speeches, including presentations in teams and responding to questions and objections.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 16TH 07
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 05/26/2006
International: No

View Table of Contents

Other Editions of Principles of Public Speaking:


List Price: $87.75
Used $5.00
Used
Save $82.75 (94%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 1 days, 15 hours and 53 minutes and it ships by Noon CT Monday!
New  Currently Sold Out
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

10 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Principles of Public Speaking
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (10)  |  Very Good (5)  |  Good (5)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$5.00
+$3.99 s/h

Very Good
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for $3.99. FREE Ground Shipping over $25! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
One Planet Books
Columbia, MO
Seller Rating: 4.55
Ships same day or next business day! UPS expedited shipping available (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes). Used sticker & some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access ...show more code or dust jacket ...show less
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
purple_whale_123
aurora, IL
Seller Rating: 4.4
0205494420 Item in good condition and ready to ship!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
purple_whale_123
aurora, IL
Seller Rating: 4.4
0205494420 Item in good condition and ready to ship!
$5.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Textbookcenter.com
Columbia, MO
Seller Rating: 4.63
Ships same day or next business day via UPS (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes)! Used sticker and some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access code or dust jacket.
$34.49
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Books Revisited
Chatham, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.48
Possible retired library copy, some have markings or writing. May or may not include accessories such as CD or access codes.
$37.50
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Books Revisited
Chatham, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.48
Very good.
$39.90
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Friends of the Johnson Co Lib
Merriam, KS
Seller Rating: 4.68
PAPERBACK Very Good 0205494420 This copy is clean and unmarked with a tight spine and minimal wear. Purchase of this item will help support the programs and collections of the Johnson County (Kansa ...show mores) Library. ...show less
$88.45
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
a2zbooks
Burgin, KY
Seller Rating: 4.57
Some shelf and corner wear with corners beginning to curl. Text appears clean. Binding is tight and solid in very good condition. Has bookstore Stickers on the Spine and Back Cover. Good study copy. ...show more Looks Nice. Size: 26 cm. 298 pp. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Education; Public speaking; ISBN: 0205494420. ISBN/EAN: 9780205494422. Dewey Code: 808.5/1 22. Inventory No: 1561005139. 16th Edition. ...show less
$88.45
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
A2ZBooks Ky
Burgin, KY
Seller Rating: 4.6
Boston 2007 Softcover 16th Edition Very Good Condition. No Dust Jacket Some shelf and corner wear with corners beginning to curl. Text appears clean. Binding is tight and solid in very good conditio ...show moren. Has bookstore Stickers on the Spine and Back Cover. Good study copy. Looks Nice. Size: 26 cm. 298 pp. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Education; Public speaking; ISBN: 0205494420. ISBN/EAN: 9780205494422. Dewey Code: 808.5/1 22. Inventory No: 1561005139. ...show less
Page:   1  
Close
Close
Close