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Overview

Presentations in Everyday Life responds to the expressed needs of those who face the challenge of making presentations that inform, persuade, entertain, and inspire audience members. Through hands-on materials and practical advice, Presentations in Everyday Life uniquely offers the seven key elements and guiding principles of presentation speaking that apply to any speaking context. Readers will learn immediately useful strategies and skills to make their presentations more successful and memorable.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205612758
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 11/4/2008
  • Series: MySpeechLab Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 552
  • Sales rank: 583,559
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Isa Engleberg is a Professor of Speech Communication and Director of the Humanities Resource Center at Prince George's Community College in Largo, Maryland. She is coauthor of two other Houghton Mifflin Communication titles: Presentations in Everyday Life, with John Daly, and Working in Groups, with Dianna Wynn. In NCA she has served as President, Chair of the Research Board, and as a member of the Administrative Committee. She has planned many NCA conferences and has published more that 30 articles in a variety of publications. Isa has won numerous teaching and service awards, including NCA's Outstanding Community College Educator award and the President's Medal at Prince George's Community College.



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Table of Contents

THE BASICS

1 Presentation Speaking

2. Presentation Confidence

3. Listening and Critical Thinking

Quick Start Guide to Presentation Speaking

PREPARING

4. Presentation Purpose and Topic

5 Audience Analysis and Adaptation

6. Speaker Credibility and Ethics

7. Presentation Logistics and Occasion

RESEARCHING AND ORGANIZING

8. Research and Supporting Material

9. Organizing and Outlining

10. Introductions and Conclusions

ENGAGING YOUR AUDIENCE

11. Engaging Language

12. Generating Interest

13. Presentation Delivery

14. Presentation Aids and Speaking Technology

APPLYING

15. Informative Presentations

16. Persuasive Presentations

17. Special Presentations

Appendix A: Speaking in Groups

Glossary

Index

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