Principles of Public Speaking / Edition 18

Principles of Public Speaking / Edition 18

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by Kathleen M. German, Bruce E Gronbeck (Deceased), Douglas Ehninger, Alan H. Monroe
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205211844

ISBN-13: 9780205211845

Pub. Date: 01/17/2012

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Balancing skills and theory, Principles of Public Speaking emphasizes orality, Internet technology, and critical thinking as it encourages the reader to see public speaking as a way to build community in today's diverse world. Within a framework that emphasizes speaker responsibility, critical thinking and listening, and cultural awareness, this classic book

Overview

Balancing skills and theory, Principles of Public Speaking emphasizes orality, Internet technology, and critical thinking as it encourages the reader to see public speaking as a way to build community in today's diverse world. Within a framework that emphasizes speaker responsibility, critical thinking and listening, and cultural awareness, this classic book uses examples from college, workplace, political, and social communication to make the study of public speaking relevant, contemporary, and exciting. This brief but comprehensive book also offers the reader the latest in using technology in speechmaking, featuring a unique and exciting integrated text and technology learning system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205211845
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/17/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
298
Sales rank:
311,602
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Public Speaking and Critical Listening 1. Study Public Speaking in Higher Education 2. Getting Started 3. Critical Listening 4. Public Speaking and Cultural Life Part II: Planning and Preparing Your Speech 5. Understanding Your Audience 6. Finding and Using Supporting Materials 7. Organizing and Outlining Your Speech 8. Beginning and Ending Your Speech Part III: Presenting Your Speech 9. Wording Your Speech 10. Delivering Your Speech 11. Using Visual Aids Part IV: Types of Public Speaking 12. Speeches to Inform 13. Speeches to Persuade 14. Argumentation and Critical Thinking 15. Speaking in Community Settings

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