ISBN13:978-0312642860 ISBN10: 0312642865 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0312657901 ISBN10: 0312657900
Summary: A Speaker's Guidebook is the best resource in the classroom, on the job, and in the community. Praised for connecting with students who use and keep it year after year, this tabbed, comb-bound text covers all the topics typically taught in the introductory course and is the easiest-to-use public speaking text available. In every edition, hundreds of instructors have helped us focus on the fundamental challenges of the public speaking classroom. Improving on this trad
ition, the fifth edition does even more to address these challenges with stronger coverage of overcoming speech anxiety, organizing and outlining, and more. And as the realities of public speaking change, so does A Speaker's Guidebook; the new edition also focuses on presentational speaking in a digital world - from finding credible sources online to delivering presentations in a variety of mediated formats.
Summary: A Speaker's Guidebook is the best resource in the classroom, on the job, and in the community. Praised for connecting with students who use and keep it year after year, this tabbed, comb-bound text covers all the topics typically taught in the introductory course and is the easiest-to-use public speaking text available. In every edition, hundreds of instructors have helped us focus on the fundamental challenges of the public speaking classroom. Improving on this tradition, the fifth edition does even more to address these challenges with stronger coverage of overcoming speech anxiety, organizing and outlining, and more. And as the realities of public speaking change, so does A Speaker's Guidebook; the new edition also focuses on presentational speaking in a digital world - from finding credible sources online to delivering presentations in a variety of mediated formats. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:5TH 12 Cover: Spiral Publisher:Bedford Books Published: 10/26/2011 International: No
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DAN O'HAIR is dean of the University of Kentucky College of Communications and Information Studies. He is past Presidential Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Oklahoma and past president of the National Communication Association. He is co-author or co-editor of fifteen communication texts and scholarly volumes and has published more than eighty research articles and chapters in dozens of communication, psychology and health journals and books. He is a frequent presenter at national and international communication conferences, is on the editorial boards of various journals and has served on numerous committees and task forces for regional and national communication associations.
ROB STEWART is senior vice provost and professor of communication studies at Texas Tech University. He is coauthor of A Speaker's Guidebook, Public Speaking: Challenges and Choices and has also published over 30 articles and book chapters.
HANNAH RUBENSTEIN is a writer and editor who has used her academic training in communication (M.A., Fairfield University) to guide her collaborations on A Speaker's Guidebook, Public Speaking: Challenges and Choices and other successful college texts. She heads her own communication firm, Hedgehog Productions.
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1 Becoming a Public Speaker 2 Giving it a Try: Preparing Your First Speech 3 Managing Speech Anxiety 4 Listeners and Speakers 5 Ethical Public Speaking 6 Analyzing the Audience 7 Selecting a Topic and Purpose 8 Developing Supporting Material 9 Locating Supporting Material 10 Finding Credible Sources on the Internet 11 Citing Sources in Your Speech 12 Organizing the Speech 13 Types of Organizational Arrangements 14 Outlining the Speech 15 Developing the Introduction 16 Developing the Conclusion 17 Using Language to Style the Speech 18 Methods of Delivery 19 The Voice in Delivery 20 The Body in Delivery 21 Using Presentation Aids in the Speech 22 Designing Presentation Aids 23 Using Presentation Software 24 The Informative Speech 25 The Persuasive Speech 26 Developing Arguments for the Persuasive Speech 27 Organizing the Persuasive Speech 28 Special Occasion Speeches 29 Preparing Online Presentations 30 Collaborating and Presenting in Groups 31 Speaking in Other College Courses 32 Business and Professional Presentations
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