The Challenge of Effective Speaking / Edition 14

The Challenge of Effective Speaking / Edition 14

by Rudolph F. Verderber, Kathleen S. Verderber, Deanna D. Sellnow
     
 

The new edition of a textbook that explains the processes of speechmaking. Chapters include discussions of conquering nervousness, selecting topics, analyzing audiences, topic research, organization and outlining, using visual aids, and practicing persuasion. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR See more details below

Overview

The new edition of a textbook that explains the processes of speechmaking. Chapters include discussions of conquering nervousness, selecting topics, analyzing audiences, topic research, organization and outlining, using visual aids, and practicing persuasion. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495502173
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/12/2007
Series:
Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.49(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: ORIENTATION. 1. Introduction to Public Speaking. 2. Preparing Your First Speech and Coping with Nervousness. 3. Listening Critically. PART TWO: PRINCIPLES. 4. Selecting a Topic and a Goal and Analyzing Audiences. 5. Researching Your Speech in the Information Age. 6. Organizing and Outlining the Body of the Speech. 7. Organizing and Outlining Introductions and Conclusions. 8. Adapting to Audiences. 9. Visual Aids. 10. Practicing Speech Wording. 11. Practicing Delivery. PART THREE: INFORMATIVE AND PERSUASIVE SPEAKING. 12. Principles of Informative Speaking. 13. Principles of Persuasive Speaking. 14. Practicing Persuasive Speaking Skills. PART FOUR: ADAPTING TO OTHER OCCASIONS AND FORMATS. 15. Speaking at Special Occasions. 16. Leading Problem Solving Groups. APPENDIX: Sample Speeches. NOTES. GLOSSARY. INDEX.

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