Pocket Guide to Public Speaking / Edition 2
  • Pocket Guide to Public Speaking / Edition 2
  • Pocket Guide to Public Speaking / Edition 2

Pocket Guide to Public Speaking / Edition 2

by Dan O'Hair, Hannah Rubenstein, Rob Stewart
     
 

Inspired by A Speaker’s Guidebook, the most successful new public speaking text in over a decade, this brief, inexpensive, spiral-bound text is the first designed to be used in any college, workplace, or community setting that includes public speaking. With its spiral binding and compact format, this text is easy to use and gives practical coverage to the key

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Overview

Inspired by A Speaker’s Guidebook, the most successful new public speaking text in over a decade, this brief, inexpensive, spiral-bound text is the first designed to be used in any college, workplace, or community setting that includes public speaking. With its spiral binding and compact format, this text is easy to use and gives practical coverage to the key topics and skills — from invention, research, and organization to practice and delivery — that students need to give polished speeches in any situation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312452070
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
12/27/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.41(w) x 8.66(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

PART I. GETTING STARTED
1. Becoming a Public Speaker
2. Ethical Public Speaking
3. Listeners and Speakers
4. Types of Speeches and Presentations
5. From A to Z: Overview of a Speech
6. Managing Speech Anxiety

PART II. DEVELOPMENT
7. Analyzing the Audience
8. Selecting a Topic and Purpose
9. Developing Supporting Material
10. Locating Supporting Material
11. Doing Effective Internet Research

PART III. ORGANIZATION
12. Organizing the Speech Body
13. Selecting an Organizational Pattern
14. Using Outline Formats

PART IV. STARTING, FINISHING, AND STYLING
15. Developing the Introduction and Conclusion
16. Using Language

PART V. DELIVERY
17. Choosing a Method of Delivery
18. Controlling the Voice
19. Using the Body

PART VI. PRESENTATION AIDS
20. Types of Presentation Aids
21. Designing Presentation Aids
22. A Brief Guide to Using PowerPoint

PART VII. TYPES OF SPEECHES
23. Informative Speaking
24. Persuasive Speaking
25. Speaking on Special Occasions

PART VIII. THE CLASSROOM AND BEYOND
26. Typical Classroom Presentation Formats
27. Science and Mathematics Courses
28. Technical Courses
29. Social Science Courses
30. Arts and Humanities Courses
31. Education Courses
32. Business Courses
33. Nursing and Allied Health Courses
34. Communicating in Groups
35. Business and Professional Presentations

APPENDICES
A. Citation Guidelines B. Question-and-Answer Sessions C. Preparing for Mediated Communication D. Tips for Non-Native Speakers of English

Glossary
Index

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