Public Speaking for College and Career / Edition 10

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Overview

Public Speaking for College & Career is an integrated program that helps students practice, build confidence, and achieve success in public speaking, both in the classroom and beyond. Connect Public Speaking provides students a wealth of resources to prepare and plan speeches, while LearnSmart—McGraw-Hill’s proven adaptive learning system—guides them toward mastery of key course concepts. Additionally, Connect’s highly flexible speech capture tool saves instructors valuable time in managing assignments and evaluating student speeches.

Taking a practical, accessible, and non-intimidating approach to public speaking, Public Speaking for College & Career presents numerous stories, examples, activities, and concrete techniques to show students how to achieve clarity and confidence during the speeches they must give in college, in their careers, and in their communities.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078036828
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 9/28/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 106,417
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1 Introduction to Public Speaking 1
Ch. 2 Listening 25
Ch. 3 Controlling Nervousness 43
Ch. 4 Reaching the Audience 63
Ch. 5 Selecting Topic, Purpose, and Central Idea 89
Ch. 6 Finding Information 113
Ch. 7 Supporting Your Ideas 145
Ch. 8 Visual Aids 167
Ch. 9 The Body of the Speech 201
Ch. 10 Introductions and Conclusions 223
Ch. 11 Outlining the Speech 247
Ch. 12 Wording the Speech 271
Ch. 13 Delivering the Speech 295
Ch. 14 Speaking to Inform 325
Ch. 15 Speaking to Persuade 347
Ch. 16 Persuasive Strategies 369
Ch. 17 Special Types of Speeches 401
Ch. 18 Speaking in Groups 417
App. A Speaking in Front of a Camera 435
App. B Sample Speeches 439
Notes 445
Photo Credits 453
Index 455
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