Public Speaking and Civic Engagement / Edition 10

Public Speaking and Civic Engagement / Edition 10

by J. Michael Hogan, Patricia Hayes Andrews, James R. Andrews, Glen Williams
     
 

Public Speaking and Civic Engagementpromotes public speaking as a vehicle for civic engagement by showing the reader how to address issues, think critically, engage in productive dialogue, formulate sound arguments, and develop an ethic of advocacy. The civic engagement theme is unique in that it envisions

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Public Speaking and Civic Engagementpromotes public speaking as a vehicle for civic engagement by showing the reader how to address issues, think critically, engage in productive dialogue, formulate sound arguments, and develop an ethic of advocacy. The civic engagement theme is unique in that it envisions public speaking as a vehicle for promoting the common good, while also emphasizing its role in personal advancement and fulfillment.By using specific examples–of students, of citizens engaged in community affairs, of historic and contemporary public figures–the book teaches the reader how to address substantive issues that impact their communities at local, state, national, and international levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205562985
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
12/21/2007
Series:
MySpeechKit Series
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.88(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

Public Speaking in a Democratic Society

Chapter 1          Public Speaking and Democratic Citizenship

Chapter 2          The Ethical Public Speaker

Chapter 3          Preparing to Speak with Commitment and Confidence

Chapter 4          The Listener as Engaged Citizen

Chapter 5          Diverse Audiences in a Democratic Society

Developing Your Speech

Chapter 6          Developing Significant Topics

Chapter 7          Responsible and Productive Research

Chapter 8          Supporting Your Ideas with Evidence

Chapter 9          Organizing Your Speech

Chapter 10        Outlining Your Speech

Presenting Your Speech

Chapter 11        Using Language Effectively

Chapter12        Delivering Your Speech Effectively

Chapter 13        Supporting Your Ideas Visually 

Types of Public Speaking

Chapter 14        Speaking to Inform

Chapter 15        Persuasive Speaking in a Democratic Society

Chapter 16:       Arguing Persuasively

Chapter 17:       Speaking on Special Occasions

Chapter 18        Speaking and Deliberating in Groups

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