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Overview

This text teaches public speaking skills in the context of cultural influences and resources. A groundbreaking text when it was first published in 1995, the Third Edition addresses the ways in which culture and society shape the perception of appropriate public speaking and how public speaking affects the values, attitudes, and beliefs of people from a range of social and cultural backgrounds.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534529918
  • Publisher: Wadsworth
  • Publication date: 8/10/2000
  • Edition description: 3RD BK&CDR
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 432

Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING AND CULTURE. Introduction to Public Speaking and Culture. Why Should You Study Public Speaking. Why Take a Cultural Perspective. Culture Affects Public Speaking. Public Speaking Influences Culture. Visualizing the Communication Process: The Transactional Model of Communication. Summary. Key Terms Application and Critical Thinking Questions. What's on the Web? Internet Activities. Hot Links. Bibliography
2.GIVING YOUR FIRST SPEECH: DEVELOPING CONFIDENCE. Giving Your First Speech: Developing Confidence. Develop Speechmaking Skills: Overcome Public Speaking Anxiety (PSA). Develop Strategies to Deal with Nervousness. Finish Up : Deliver Your Speech. Summary. Key Terms. Application and Critical Thinking Questions. What's on the Web? Hot Links. Bibliography
3.ETHICS AND DIVERSITY. Ethics and Diversity. Speaking Ethically. Listening Ethically. Researching Ethically. Summary. Application and Critical Thinking Questions. What's on the Web? Internet Activities. Hot Links. Bibliography
4.EFFECTIVE LISTENING. Effective Listening. Listing Skills Are Valuable. Barriers to Listening. Strategies to Improve Listening. Practice Dialogical Listening. Summary. Key Terms. Application and Critical Thinking Questions. What's on the Web? Internet Activities. Hot Links. Bibliography
5.AUDIENCE ANALYSIS. Audience Analysis. Analyze Who's Listening. Consider Your Audience's Perception of You. Summary. Key Terms. Application and Critical Thinking Questions. What's on the Web? Internet Activities. Hot Links. Bibliography
6.SELECTING YOUR TOPIC AND PURPOSE. Selecting Your Topic and Purpose. Choose Your Topic. Narrow Your Topic. Choose Your Purpose and Focus. Summary. KeyTerms. Application and Critical Thinking Questions. What's on the Web? Internet Activities. Hot Links. Bibliography
7.RESEARCHING YOUR SPEECH IN AN ELECTRONIC CULTURE. Researching Your Speech in an Electronic Culture. Gather Materials For Your Speech. How To Use the Internet for Research. Use a Standard Format to Cite Your Sources. Summary. Key Terms. Application and Critical Thinking Questions. What's on the Web? Internet Activities. Hot Links. Bibliography
8.CHOOSING SUPPORTING MATERIALS. Choosing Supporting Materials. Provide Facts. Quote Culturally Acceptable Authorities. Find Compelling Comparisons. Summary. Key Terms. Application and Critical Thinking Questions. What's on the Web? Internet Activities. Hot Links. Bibliography
9.ORGANIZING AND OUTLINING YOUR IDEAS. Organizing Your Ideas. Organize Your Main Points. Traditional Patterns. Alternative Patterns. Summary. Key Terms. Application and Critical Thinking Questions. What's on the Web? Internet Activities. Hot Links. Bibliography
10.BEGINNING AND ENDING YOUR SPEECH. Beginning and Ending Your Speech. Plan Your Introduction. Conclude with Impact. Connect Your Ideas. Summary. Key Terms. Application and Critical Thinking Questions. What's on the Web? Internet Activities. Hot Links. Bibliography
11.PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER: OUTLINING YOUR SPEECH. Putting It All Together: Outlining Your Speech. How to Prepare a Content Outline. Student Outline with Commentary: The Five Stages of Culture Shock by John Streicher, George Fox University. How to Create Your Speaking Outline. How to Work with an Alternative Pattern. Summary. Key Terms.Application and Critical Thinking Questions. What's on the Web? Internet Activities. Hot Links. Bibliography
12.AUDIOVISUAL AIDS: FROM CHALKBOARD TO COMPUTER. Visual Aids: From Chalkboard to Computer. Visual Aids Transcend Culture. Choosing the Right Type of Presentation Technology. Choosing the Right Type of Visual Aids. Use Computer Technology to Create Visuals. General Guidelines for Using Visual Aids. Summary. Key Terms. Application and Critical Thinking Questions. What's on the Web? Internet Activities. Hot Links. Bibliography
13.CHOOSING EFFECTIVE LANGUAGE. Choosing Effective Language. Language Reflects Culture. Language and Pluralistic Audiences. Summary. Key Terms. Application and Critical Thinking Questions. What's on the Web? Internet Activities. Hot Links. Bibliography
14.DELIVERING YOUR SPEECH. Delivering Your Speech. Maximizing Your Personal Appearance. Develop Effective Mannerisms. Vary Your Vocal Behaviors. Put It All Together. Summary. Key Terms. Application and Critical Thinking Questions. What's on the Web? Internet Activities. Hot Links. Bibliography
15.TELLING NARRATIVES. Telling Narratives. Narrative Functions. Evaluating Narrative Reasoning. Guidelines for Narratives. The Exemplum Pattern. Summary. Key Terms. Application and Critical Thinking Questions. What's on the Web? Internet Activities. Hot Links. Bibliography
16.INFORMATIVE SPEAKING. Informative Speaking. Information Is Important Globally. Analyze Your Audience's Current Knowledge. Types of Informative Speeches. Guidelines for Informative Speaking. Summary. Key Terms. Application and Critical Thinking Questions. What's on the Web? Internet Activities. Hot Links. Bibliography
17.PERSUASIVE SPEAKING. Persuasive Speaking. Select Your Persuasive Topic. Narrow Your Persuasive Purpose. Summary. Key Terms. Application and Critical Thinking Questions. What's on the Web? Internet Activities. Hot Links. Bibliography
18.PERSUASIVE REASONING METHODS. Persuasive Reasoning Methods. Use Toulmin's Reasoning Model. Use Logos or Rational Proofs. Include Pathos or Emotional Proofs. Develop Ethos or Speaker Credibility. Incorporate Principles and Forms of Invitational Rhetoric. Summary. Key Terms. Application and Critical Thinking Questions. What's on the Web? Internet Activities. Hot Links. Bibliography. APPENDIX A: Speaking to Small Groups. APPENDIX B: Speaking on Special Occasions. APPENDIX C: Sample Speeches.
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