Cengage Advantage Books: Public Speaking: Concepts and Skills for a Diverse Society / Edition 6

Cengage Advantage Books: Public Speaking: Concepts and Skills for a Diverse Society / Edition 6

by Clella Jaffe
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495566640

ISBN-13: 9780495566649

Pub. Date: 02/03/2009

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Critically acclaimed since its first edition, PUBLIC SPEAKING: CONCEPTS AND SKILLS FOR A DIVERSE SOCIETY helps students become effective speakers and listeners in our multicultural society. Jaffe demonstrates the often overlooked connection between diversity and public speaking with fascinating yet practical concepts, such as the canons of rhetoric, diverse

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Critically acclaimed since its first edition, PUBLIC SPEAKING: CONCEPTS AND SKILLS FOR A DIVERSE SOCIETY helps students become effective speakers and listeners in our multicultural society. Jaffe demonstrates the often overlooked connection between diversity and public speaking with fascinating yet practical concepts, such as the canons of rhetoric, diverse listening styles, civility and speechmaking, and the culture of narrative and nontraditional speech organization patterns. She also presents the essentials in public speaking theories, applications, and critical thinking through expanded coverage of basic public speaking skills, rhetorical foundations, and technology. PUBLIC SPEAKING: CONCEPTS AND SKILLS FOR A DIVERSE SOCIETY, Sixth Edition, gives students the tools they need for success in any professional field today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495566649
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/03/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


1. Introduction to Public Speaking and Culture. 2. Giving Your First Speech: Developing Confidence. 3. Ethics and Diversity. 4. Effective Listening. 5. Selecting Your Topic and Purpose. 6. Audience Analysis. 7. Researching Your Speech in an Electronic Culture. 8. Choosing Supporting Materials. 9. Organizing Your Speech. 10. Completing Your Speech. 11. Outlining Your Speech. 12. Choosing Effective Language. 13. Visual Aids: From Chalkboard to Computer. 14. Delivering Your Speech. 15. Telling Narratives. 16. Informative Speaking. 17. Persuasive Speaking. 18. Persuasive Reasoning Methods. Appendix A: Speaking in Small Groups. Appendix B: Speaking on Special Occasions. Appendix C: Sample Speeches.

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