Summary: This FlexChoice product features two components: a full-color book and a Website that includes two online chapters, audio clips, pedagogy from the regular Public Speaking, and many interactive activities. The new FlexChoice version of Public Speaking retains the distinctive and popular audience-centered approach of the full book, which emphasizes the importance of analyzing and considering the audience during the public speaking process. With an engaging writing styl
e and numerous examples, this book serves as a foundation for speechmaking as it guides readers through every step of the process. The website includes the complete text of two chapters (18 and 19), pedagogy, many illustrations, sample speeches, online practice tests, flash cards of the key terms, and many other interactive activities. For public speaking students, or anyone looking for an interactive way to improve their speech communication.
Summary: This FlexChoice product features two components: a full-color book and a Website that includes two online chapters, audio clips, pedagogy from the regular Public Speaking, and many interactive activities. The new FlexChoice version of Public Speaking retains the distinctive and popular audience-centered approach of the full book, which emphasizes the importance of analyzing and considering the audience during the public speaking process. With an engaging writing style and numerous examples, this book serves as a foundation for speechmaking as it guides readers through every step of the process. The website includes the complete text of two chapters (18 and 19), pedagogy, many illustrations, sample speeches, online practice tests, flash cards of the key terms, and many other interactive activities. For public speaking students, or anyone looking for an interactive way to improve their speech communication. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:6TH 06 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Allyn & Bacon, Inc. Year Published: 2006 International: No
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1 Introduction to Public Speaking
Why Study Public Speaking? Public Speaking and Conversation The Communication Process The Rich Heritage of Public Speaking Public Speaking and Diversity Speech Preparation Activity 1.1: Listen to a Speech Speech Preparation Activity 1.2: Analyze a Speech
2 Overview of the Speechmaking Process
Improving Your Confidence as a Speaker Preparing Your First Speech: An Overview of the Speechmaking Process Speech Preparation Activity 2.1: Become a Confident Speaker Speech Preparation Activity 2.2: Demographic Analysis Worksheet Speech Preparation Activity 2.3: Conducting an Attitudinal Audience Analysis
3 Ethics and Free Speech
Speaking Freely Speaking Ethically Listening Ethically Speech Preparation Activity 3.1: Ethics and Public Speaking
Stages in Listening Barriers to Effective Listening Becoming a Better Listener Improving Your Note-Taking Skills Listening and Critical Thinking Analyzing and Evaluating Speeches Speech Preparation Activity 4.1: Rank Your Listening Barriers
5 Analyzing Your Audience
Becoming an Audience-Centered Speaker What Is Audience Analysis? Analyzing Your Audience Before You Speak Adapting to Your Audience As You Speak Analyzing Your Audience After You Speak Speech Preparation Activity 5.1: Audience Adaptation Exercise
6 Developing Your Speech
Select and Narrow Your Topic Determine Your Purpose Develop Your Central Idea Generate and Preview Your Main Ideas Meanwhile, Back at the Computer... Speech Preparation Activity 6.1: Using Your Experience to Select a Topic Speech Preparation Activity 6.2: Brainstorming Topics Speech Preparation Activity 6.3: Narrowing Your Topic and Determining Your Purpose
7 Gathering Supporting Material
Personal Knowledge and Experience The Internet Library Resources Interviews Resources From Special-Interest Groups and Organizations Research Strategies Speech Preparation Activity 7.1: Using Five Key Research Sources Speech Preparation Activity 7.2: Research Action Steps
8 Supporting Your Speech
Illustrations Descriptions and Explanations Definitions Analogies Statistics Opinions Selecting the Best Supporting Material Speech Preparation Activity 8.1: Identifying Supporting Materials Speech Preparation Activity 8.2: Supporting Materials for Your Speech Speech Preparation Activity 8.3: Selecting Supporting Material
9 Organizing Your Speech
Organizing Your Main Ideas Subdividing Your Main Ideas Integrating Your Supporting Material Organizing Your Supporting Material Developing Signposts Supplementing Signposts With Visual Aids Speech Preparation Activity 9.1: Using Organizational Patterns Speech Preparation Activity 9.2: Using Transitions
10 Introducing and Concluding Your Speech
Purposes of Introductions Effective Introductions Purposes of Conclusions Effective Conclusions Inspirational Appeals or Challenges Speech Preparation Activity 10.1: Write Your Introduction Speech Preparation Activity 10.2: Write Your Conclusion
11 Outlining Your Speech
Preparation Outline Delivery Outline Speech Preparation Activity 11.1: Writing Your Preparation Outline Speech Preparation Activity 11.2: Writing Your Delivery Outline
12 Using Words Well: Speaker Language and Style
Oral Versus Written Language Style Using Words Effectively Crafting Memorable Word Structures Tips for Using Language Effectively Speech Preparation Activity 12.1: Using Similes
13 Delivering Your Speech
Rehearsing Your Speech Importance of Delivery Methods of Delivery Characteristics of Effective Delivery Audience Diversity and Delivery Rehearsing Your Speech: Some Final Tips Delivering Your Speech Adapting Your Speech Delivery for Television Speech Preparation Activity 13.1: Impromptu Speaking
14 Visual Aids
Why Use Visual Aids? Types of Visual Aids Guidelines for Developing Visual Aids Guidelines for Using Visual Aids Speech Preparation Activity 14.1: Make a Visual Aid
15 Speaking to Inform
Goals of Informative Speaking Types of Informative Speeches Strategies for Informing Your Listener Making Your Informative Speech Memorable Speech Preparation Activity 15.1: Informative Speaking
16 Principles of Persuasive Speaking
What Is Persuasion? Motivating Listeners Developing Your Persuasive Speech Putting Persuasive Principles into Practice Speech Preparation Activity 16.1: Analyze a Controversial Topic
17 Strategies for Speaking Persuasively
Establishing Credibility Using Logic and Evidence to Persuade Using Emotion to Persuade Strategies for Adapting Ideas to People and People to Ideas Strategies for Organizing Persuasive Messages Speech Preparation Activity 17.1: Persuasive Speaking: Problem-Solution Organization Speech Preparation Activity 17.2: Persuasive Speaking: Refutation Organization Speech Preparation Activity 17.3: Persuasive Speaking: Cause-and-Effect Organization Speech Preparation Activity 17.4: Persuasive Speaking: The Motivated Sequence
18 Special-Occasion Speaking
Read this chapter online on the website Public Speaking in the Workplace Ceremonial Speaking After-Dinner Speaking
19 Speaking in Small Groups
Read this chapter online on the website Solving Problems in Groups Tips for Participating in Small Groups Using the Power of Technology in Groups Leadership in Small Groups Managing Meetings Presenting Group Recommendations Tips for Planning a Group Presentation
Epilogue Appendix A The Classical Tradition of Rhetoric Appendix B Suggested Speech Topics Appendix C Preparing Visual Aids for Presentations Appendix D Speeches for Analysis and Discussion Notes Index
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