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CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE SPEAKER'S COMPACT HANDBOOK, Second Edition, is a concise reference for the introductory public speaking course. An excellent value and useful to students in any major, this brief handbook features examples, photographs, activities, and other learning tools students can use on their journey to becoming effective public speakers. The spiral-bound format and flexible standalone chapters allow students to access the topics they need to create great speeches easily, while Key Points and Checklists help them stay on track. Online interactive tools like Speech Builder Express™ 3.0 and InfoTrac College Edition help students further develop their public speaking skills for class—and well beyond.
1. Understanding Public Speaking. 2. Listening. 3. Speaking Ethically. 4. Overcoming Fear of Speaking. 5. Analyzing Speech Contexts. 6. Educational Context. 7. Workplace Context. 8. Civic and Political Context. 9. Social and Ceremonial Context. 10. Your Preparation Schedule. 11. Topic Selection. 12. Audience Analysis. 13. Your Research Strategy. 14. Print, Internet, and Other Electronic Resources. 15. Interviewing People About Your Topic. 16. Identifying and Recording Evidence. 17. Exploring Your Ideas. 18. Choosing Points That Work. 19. Arranging Points. 20. Outlining. 21. Building Sound Arguments. 22. Informative Strategies. 23. Persuasive Strategies. 24. Reasoning. 25. Motivational Appeals. 26. Credibility. 27. Presentation Aids. 28. Modes of Delivery. 29. Language and Style. 30. Capturing Attention and Interest. 31. Introductions and Conclusions. 32. Polishing Your Speech. 33. Practicing Your Speech. 34. Vocal Delivery. 35. Physical Delivery. 36. Using Presentation Aids. 37. Answering Questions.
Posted January 19, 2011
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