Principles and Types of Public Speaking / Edition 16 by Raymie E. McKerrow, Bruce E. Gronbeck, Douglas Ehninger, Alan H. Monroe | | 9780205456215 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Principles and Types of Public Speaking / Edition 16

Principles and Types of Public Speaking / Edition 16

by Raymie E. McKerrow, Bruce E. Gronbeck, Douglas Ehninger, Alan H. Monroe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205456219

ISBN-13: 9780205456215

Pub. Date: 10/10/2006

Publisher: Pearson

With a commitment to cultural sensitivity and scholarship in the discipline, Principles and Types of Public Speaking combines a focus on contemporary research with practical skills and advice on how to communicate in public settings. The text focuses on culture and community building, with a goal of helping the reader understand how they can adapt to cultural

Overview

With a commitment to cultural sensitivity and scholarship in the discipline, Principles and Types of Public Speaking combines a focus on contemporary research with practical skills and advice on how to communicate in public settings. The text focuses on culture and community building, with a goal of helping the reader understand how they can adapt to cultural differences and what role communication plays in creating social cohesion, whether speaking in informational, persuasive, ceremonial or business-oriented settings. By focusing on both speechmaking in society and presentations in the learning environment, this book helps the reader see the relationship between what they are learning and how they can use this knowledge in their lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205456215
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
10/10/2006
Series:
MySpeechKit Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 9.31(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

I. PUBLIC SPEAKING IN A GLOBAL WORLD

1. Public Speaking in a Mediated Society

2. Setting the Scene for Community Building: Ethical Communication in a Diverse Culture

3. Getting Started: Basic Tips for Speech Preparation and Delivery

4. Public Speaking and Critical Listening

II. PREPARATION

5. Public Speaking in a Culturally Diverse Society: To Whom are you Speaking?

6. Developing Central Ideas and Claims: Finding and Using Evidence

7. Organizing Ideas: Relational Language, Internal Organization Patterns, and the Motivated Sequence

8. Maintaining Audience Attention and Involvement

9. Developing the Speech Outline

III. CHANNELS

10. Using Language to Communicate

11. Using Visual Materials in Speeches

12. Using Your Voice and Body to Communicate

IV. TYPES

13. Speeches to Inform

14, Speeches to Persuade and Actuate

15. Argument and Critical Thinking

16. Performing Culture in Building Communities: Speaking on Special Occasions

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