Public Speaking: Concepts and Skills for a Diverse Society (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac) / Edition 4

Public Speaking: Concepts and Skills for a Diverse Society (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac) / Edition 4

by Clella Jaffe
     
 

Groundbreaking and critically acclaimed from the first edition, PUBLIC SPEAKING: CONCEPTS AND SKILLS FOR A DIVERSE SOCIETY, Fourth Edition continues to train students to be effective speakers and listeners in the context of our multicultural society. Jaffe explores the intertwining nature of diversity and public speaking—with expanded coverage of basic

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Groundbreaking and critically acclaimed from the first edition, PUBLIC SPEAKING: CONCEPTS AND SKILLS FOR A DIVERSE SOCIETY, Fourth Edition continues to train students to be effective speakers and listeners in the context of our multicultural society. Jaffe explores the intertwining nature of diversity and public speaking—with expanded coverage of basic public speaking skills, rhetorical foundations and technology. Topics covered include technology, making an electronic culture, the canons of rhetoric diverse listening styles, civility and speechmaking, the culture of narrative and non-traditional speech organization patterns such as the wave and the exemplum. With a keen sense of what students need to excel, Jaffe infuses each chapter with the concepts, skills, theories, applications, and critical thinking proficiencies essential for success in today's diverse world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534606510
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/10/2003
Edition description:
with CD-ROM and InfoTrac
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Public Speaking and Culture. 2. Giving Your First Speech: Developing Confidence. 3. Ethics and Diversity. 4. Effective Listening. 5. Audience Analysis. 6. Selecting Your Topic and Purpose. 7. Researching Your Speech in an Electronic Culture. 8. Choosing Supporting Materials. 9. Organizing and Outlining Your Ideas. 10. Beginning and Ending Your Speech. 11. Putting It All Together: Outlining Your Speech. 12. Visual Aids: From Chalkboard to Computer. 13. Choosing Effective Language. 14. Delivering Your Speech. 15. Telling Narratives. 16. Informative Speaking. 17. Persuasive Speaking. 18. Persuasive Reasoning Methods. Appendix A: Speaking to Small Groups. Appendix B: Speaking on Special Occasions.

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