ISBN13:978-0205029402 ISBN10: 020502940X This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0205245734 ISBN10: 0205245730
Summary: Updated in its 4th edition, Beebe, Public Speaking Handbook provides a unique, audience-centered approach in a reader-friendly reference format. Adapted from the authors' top-selling public speaking book, the handbook format makes it a quick and easy way access to key information. Its distinctive and popular audience-centered approach emphasizes the importance of analyzing and considering the audience at every point in preparing and delivering a speech. This public speaking mo
del serves as a foundation as the book guides readers through the step-by-step process of public speaking, focusing their attention on the importance and dynamics of diverse audiences.
Summary: Updated in its 4th edition, Beebe, Public Speaking Handbook provides a unique, audience-centered approach in a reader-friendly reference format. Adapted from the authors' top-selling public speaking book, the handbook format makes it a quick and easy way access to key information. Its distinctive and popular audience-centered approach emphasizes the importance of analyzing and considering the audience at every point in preparing and delivering a speech. This public speaking model serves as a foundation as the book guides readers through the step-by-step process of public speaking, focusing their attention on the importance and dynamics of diverse audiences. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:4TH 13 Cover: Spiral Publisher:Pearson Published: 01/10/2012 International: No
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Table of Contents 1. Introduction to Public Speaking and the Audience-Centered Speechmaking Process Why Study Public Speaking? Public Speaking as a Communication Process The Rich Heritage of Public Speaking An Overview of Audience-Centered Public Speaking 2. Speaking with Confidence Understand Your Nervousness Build Your Confidence 3. Speaking Freely and Ethically Introduction to Ethics Speaking Freely Speaking Ethically Speaking Credibly 4. Listening to Speeches Effective Listening Overcoming Barriers to Effective Listening How to Become a Better Listener Listening and Critical Thinking Analyzing and Evaluating Speeches 5. Analyzing Your Audience Becoming an Audience-Centered Speaker Gathering Information About Your Audience Analyzing Information About Your Audience Adapting to Your Audience Analyzing Your Audience Before You Speak Adapting to Your Audience as You Speak Analyzing Your Audience After You Speak 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 . . . 8. Gathering and Using Supporting Material Sources of Supporting Material Research Strategies Types of Supporting Material The Best Supporting Material 8. Organizing Your Speech Organizing Your Main Ideas Subdividing Your Main Ideas Integrating Your Supporting Material Developing Signposts Supplementing Signposts with Presentation Aids 9. Introducing Your Speech Purposes of Introductions Effective Introductions 10. Concluding Your Speech Purposes of Conclusions Effective Conclusions 11. Outlining and Editing Your Speech Developing a Preparation Outline Editing Your Speech Developing Your Delivery Outline and Speaking Notes 12. Using Words Well: Speaker Language and Style Differentiating Oral and Written Language Styles Using Words Effectively Adapting Your Language Style to Diverse Listeners Crafting Memorable Word Structures Using Memorable Word Structures Effectively 13. Delivering Your Speech The Power of Speech Delivery Methods of Delivery Characteristics of Effective Delivery Audience Diversity and Delivery Rehearsing Your Speech: Some Final Tips Delivering Your Speech Responding to Questions 14. Designing and Using Presentation Aids The Value of Presentation Aids Types of Presentation Aids Guidelines for Developing Presentation Aids Guidelines for Using Presentation Aids 15. Speaking to Inform Types of Informative Speeches Strategies to Enhance Audience Understanding Strategies to Maintain Audience Interest Strategies to Enhance Audience Recall Developing an Audience-Centered Informative Speech 16. Understanding Principles of Persuasive Speaking Persuasion Defined How Persuasion Works How to Motivate Listeners How to Develop Your Persuasive Speech 17. Using Persuasive Strategies Enhancing Your 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 18. Speaking for Special Occasions and Purposes Public Speaking in the Workplace Ceremonial Speaking After-Dinner Speaking: Using Humor Effectively Appendices A. Speaking in Small Groups B. Suggested Speech Topics C. Speeches for Analysis and Discussion
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