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Public Speaking for College and Career

Public Speaking for College and Career - 10th edition

ISBN13: 978-0078036828

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ISBN13: 978-0078036828
ISBN10: 0078036828
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 10TH 13
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2013
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Public Speaking for College and Career - 10TH 13 edition

ISBN13: 978-0078036828

Hamilton Gregory

ISBN13: 978-0078036828
ISBN10: 0078036828
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 10TH 13
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2013
International: No
Summary

Public Speaking for College & Career is an integrated program that helps students practice, build confidence, and achieve success in public speaking, both in the classroom and beyond. Connect Public Speaking provides students a wealth of resources to prepare and plan speeches, while LearnSmart--McGraw-Hill's proven adaptive learning system--guides them toward mastery of key course concepts. Additionally, connects highly flexible speech capture tool saves instructors valuable time in managing assignments and evaluating student speeches. Taking a practical, accessible, and non-intimidating approach to public speaking, Public Speaking for College & Career presents numerous stories, examples, activities, and concrete techniques to show students how to achieve clarity and confidence during the speeches they must give in college, in their careers, and in their communities.

Table of Contents

Preface Ch. 1 Introduction to Public Speaking 1 Ch. 2 Listening 25 Ch. 3 Controlling Nervousness 43 Ch. 4 Reaching the Audience 63 Ch. 5 Selecting Topic, Purpose, and Central Idea 89 Ch. 6 Finding Information 113 Ch. 7 Supporting Your Ideas 145 Ch. 8 Visual Aids 167 Ch. 9 The Body of the Speech 201 Ch. 10 Introductions and Conclusions 223 Ch. 11 Outlining the Speech 247 Ch. 12 Wording the Speech 271 Ch. 13 Delivering the Speech 295 Ch. 14 Speaking to Inform 325 Ch. 15 Speaking to Persuade 347 Ch. 16 Persuasive Strategies 369 Ch. 17 Special Types of Speeches 401 Ch. 18 Speaking in Groups 417 App. A Speaking in Front of a Camera 435 App. B Sample Speeches 439 Notes 445 Photo Credits 453 Index 455

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