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Speaker's Handbook

Speaker's Handbook - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0155016149

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ISBN13: 978-0155016149
ISBN10: 0155016148 Edition: 4TH 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: Harcourt Brace or Harcourt Press
Published: 1996
International: No

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Speaker's Handbook - 4TH 96 edition

ISBN13: 978-0155016149

Jo Sprague and Douglas Stuart

ISBN13: 978-0155016149
ISBN10: 0155016148 Edition: 4TH 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: Harcourt Brace or Harcourt Press
Published: 1996
International: No
Summary

Now in its fourth edition, this public speaking handbook is appropriate for courses in introductory public speaking or business and professional speaking or can be used as a reference tool. Based on communication theory, the authors offer concrete suggestions on how to approach public speaking as a collaborative endeavor between the speaker and the listener.

Table of Contents

1. Speaking as Skill

I. Preparation

2. Topic Selection and Analysis
3. Audience Analysis
4. Research
5. Planning and Practice Sessions
6. Overcoming Fear of Speaking

II. Organization

7. Marshaling Ideas into Speech Points
8. Arranging Points
9. Outlining
10. Transitions
11. Introductions
12. Conclusions

III. Development

13. Supporting Materials
14. Reasoning
15. Language and Style
16. Attention and Interest
17. Credibility
18. Motivational Appeals
19. Humor
20. Informative Strategies
21. Persuasive Strategies
22. Guidelines For Special Occasions

IV. Presentation

23. Modes of Delivery
24. Vocal Delivery
25. Physical Delivery
26. Adapting to the Speech Situation
27. Visual Aids
28. Answering Questions

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