Communication: Principles for a Lifetime - Presentational Speaking

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Communication: Principles for a Lifetime, Portable Edition -- Volume 4: Presentational Speaking

Steven A. Beebe, Texas State University - San Marcos
Susan J. Beebe, Texas State University - San Marcos
Diana K. Ivy, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

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Communication: Principles for a Lifetime, Portable Edition -- Volume 4: Presentational Speaking

Steven A. Beebe, Texas State University - San Marcos
Susan J. Beebe, Texas State University - San Marcos
Diana K. Ivy, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Volume 4 of Communication: Principles for a Lifetime, Portable Editionpresents classic content to help you design and deliver a speech, utilizing the five communication principles which serve as a framework for this text:

  • Be aware of your communication with yourself and others.
  • Effectively use and interpret verbal messages.
  • Effectively use and interpret nonverbal messages.
  • Listen and respond thoughtfully to others.
  • Appropriately adapt messages to others.

The authors’ popular audience-centered approach to developing a presentation emphasizes the importance of adapting to listeners while also being an ethical communicator. These chapters include information and tips for developing presentation ideas, organizing and outlining messages, delivering a presentation, crafting effective informative presentations, and developing ethically sound persuasive messages. The appendices offer helpful information on the use of technology in giving presentations and provide examples of recent presentations to illustrate what effective, well-planned presentations look like.

This Portable Edition brings you maximum flexibility with an innovative format and the support that today’s communication courses require:

  • The innovative design of four separate volumesPrinciples of Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Communicating in Groups and Teams, and Presentational Speaking —allows you to take with you only the volume you need to read and study—the ultimate format to fit the way you live!
  • Contextually placed icons connect to our interactive online MyCommunicationLab resources featuring integrated video clips of selected speeches and communication concepts, activities, practice tests, and much more, so you can see examples of the communication principles in action and learn more about the theory and skills interactively.
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The first unit, introducing essential principles of communication, addresses the foundations of human communication, self-awareness, understanding verbal and nonverbal messages, listening and responding, and adapting to others. The three succeeding units address practical and theoretical aspects of interpersonal communication, communicating in groups and teams, and public speaking. Appendices cover interviewing, technology, and sample speeches for discussion. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205593576
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 2/20/2008
  • Series: MyCommunicationLab Series
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Volume 1 Principles of Communication

Introduction

Chapter 1 Foundations of Human Communication

Chapter 2 Self-Awareness and Communication

Chapter 3 Understanding Verbal Messages

Chapter 4 Understanding Nonverbal Messages

Chapter 5 Listening and Responding

Chapter 6 Adapting to Others: Bridging Culture and Gender Differences

Appendix A Principles for a Lifetime

Volume 2 Interpersonal Communication

Introduction

Chapter 7 Understanding Interpersonal Communication

Chapter 8 Enhancing Relationships

Appendix A Technology and Interpersonal Communication

Appendix B Interviewing

Volume 3 Communicating in Groups and Teams

Introduction

Chapter 9 Understanding Group and Team Performance

Chapter 10 Enhancing Group and Team Performance

Appendix A Technology and Group Communication

Volume 4 Presentational Speaking

Introduction

Chapter 11 Developing Your Presentation

Chapter 12 Organizing and Outlining Your Presentation

Chapter 13 Delivering Your Presentation

Chapter 14 Speaking to Inform

Chapter 15 Speaking to Persuade

Appendix A Technology and Presentation Communication

Appendix B Sample Speeches for Discussion and Evaluation

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