Mastering Public Speaking / Edition 8

Mastering Public Speaking / Edition 8

by George L. Grice, John F. Skinner
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205029396

ISBN-13: 9780205029396

Pub. Date: 01/11/2012

Publisher: Pearson

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Student Edition

Get the most out of your textbook experience and visit the Companion Website Plus to accompany Grice & Skinner's Mastering Public Speaking, 5th Edition.

Your final course grade will thank you!

Student Supplements...

  • Mastering Public Speaking Student CD-ROM
  • Mastering Public Speaking Study Guide
  • Companion Website Plus with Practice Tests
  • VideoWorkshop for Public Speaking Student Learning Guide with CD-ROM
  • iSearch with Research Navigator for Speech Communication
  • Public Speaking Tutor
  • Allyn & Bacon Great Speeches DVD
  • Preparing Visual Aids for Presentations, Third Edition
  • Speech Preparation Workbook
  • Public Speaking in the Multicultural Environment, Second Edition
  • Outlining Workbook
  • Allyn & Bacon Public Speaking Website
  • Interactive Speechwriter Software, Version 1.1
  • Speech Writer's Workshop CD-ROM, Version 2.0
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    • Instructor's Manual and Test Bank with Teaching Tool
    • VideoWorkshop for Public Speaking Instructor's Teaching Guide with CD-ROM
    • A Guide for New Public Speaking Teachers, Second Edition
    • ESL Guide for Public Speaking
    • Allyn & Bacon Public Speaking Transparency Package
    • Great Ideas for Teaching Speech, Third Edition
    • Electronic Supplements

    • TestGen EQ: Computerized Testing Program
    • PowerPoint Presentation for MasteringPublic Speaking, 5/e
    • Allyn & Bacon PowerPoint Presentation for Public Speaking
    • Allyn & Bacon Digital Media Archive for Communication, Version 2.0
    • CourseCompass for Public Speaking Professional Development Edition
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      • Allyn & Bacon Communication Video Library
      • Allyn & Bacon Great Speeches DVD
      • Allyn & Bacon Public Speaking Key Topics Video Library
      • Allyn & Bacon Public Speaking Video
      • Allyn & Bacon Student Speeches Video Library
      • Mastering Public Speaking Video: A Speech with Critiques
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        • Mastering Public Speaking Student CD-ROM
        • Mastering Public Speaking Study Guide
        • Companion Website Plus with Online Practice Tests
        • iSearch with Research Navigator for Speech Communication
        • VideoWorkshop for Public Speaking Student Learning Guide with CD-ROM
        • Public Speaking Tutor
        • Preparing Visual Aids for Presentations, Third Edition
        • Speech Preparation Workbook
        • Outlining Workbook

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205029396
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/11/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.20(d)

Table of Contents

All chapters close with "Summary," "Exercises," and "Notes."

1. An Introduction to Public Speaking.
Why Study Public Speaking?
Definitions of Communication.
Levels of Communication.
Components of Communication.
The Public Speaker as Critical Thinker.

2. The Ethics of Public Speaking.
Definition of Ethics.
Principles of Ethics.
Ethical Speaking.
Ethical Listening.
Plagiarism.

3. Speaking Confidently.
Pervasiveness of Speaker Nervousness.
Controlling Speaker Nervousness.
Coping Strategies.
Your First Speech.

4. Responding to Speeches.
The Importance of Listening.
Listening versus Hearing.
The Process of Listening.
Obstacles to Effective Listening.
Promoting Better Listening.
Critiquing Speeches.
Acting on Criticism.

5. Analyzing Your Audience.
The Value of Audience Diversity.
Audience Analysis Before the Speech.
Audience Analysis during the Speech.
Audience Analysis After the Speech

6. Selecting Your Speech Topic.
Generating Ideas.
Selecting Your Topic.
Focusing Your Topic.
Determining Your General Purpose.
Formulating Your Specific Purpose.
Wording Your Thesis Statement.
Developing Your Speech Title.

7. Researching Your Topic.
Assess Personal Knowledge.
Develop a Research Plan.
Collect Your Information.
Record Information.
Evaluate Your Search.

8. Supporting Your Speech.
Purposes of Supporting Materials.
Types of Supporting Materials.
Tests ofEvidence.
Evaluating Electronic Information.

9. Organizing the Body of Your Speech.
The Process of Organization.

10. Introducing and Concluding Your Speech.
Organizing the Introduction of the Speech.
Organizing the Conclusion of the Speech.
Sample Speech.

11. Outlining Your Speech.
Functions of Outlining.
Principles of Outlining.
Stages of Outlining.

12. Wording Your Speech.
Functions of Language.
Principles of Effective Language Use.

13. Delivering Your Speech.
Principles of Nonverbal Communication.
Qualities of Effective Delivery.
Elements of Vocal Delivery.
Elements of Physical Delivery.
Methods of Delivery.

14. Using Visual Aids.
The Importance of Using Visual Aids.
Types of Visual Aids.
Strategies for Using Visual Aids.

15. Speaking to Inform.
Characteristics of a Speech to Inform.
Types of Informative Speeches.
Guidelines for Speaking to Inform.

16. The Strategy of Persuasion.
The Importance of Persuasion.
A Definition of Persuasion.
Types of Influence.
The Pyramid of Persuasion.
Types of Persuasive Speeches.
Principles of Persuasion.
Persuasive Speaking Strategies.

17. The Structure of Persuasion.
Structuring Arguments.
Selecting Propositions for Persuasive Speeches.
Organizing Persuasive Speeches.

18. Speaking on Special Occasions.
The Speech of Introduction.
The Speech of Presentation.
The Acceptance Speech.
The Speech of Tribute.
The Speech to Entertain.
The Impromptu Speech.
The Question-Answer Period.
The Videotaped Speech.

19. Speaking in Small Groups.
The Importance of Small Groups.
Small Group Communication and Public Speaking.
Small Groups Defined.
Types of Groups.
Group Discussion and Decision Making.
The Group Presentation.

Appendix: Sample Speeches.

Daniel Sarvis, A Ship in a Bottle.

Susan Chontos, The Amish: Seeking to Lose the Self.

Maria E. Ciach, Hepatitis B: What Every College Student Doesn't Know.

Bond Benton, Very Fake Badges—Very Real Guns.

President Bill Clinton, Eulogy for Barbara Jordan.

Martin Luther King, Jr., I Have a Dream.

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