Public Speaking for College and Career / Edition 10

Public Speaking for College and Career / Edition 10

by Hamilton Gregory
     
 

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 themSee more details below

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078036828
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
42,902
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Introduction to Public Speaking1
Ch. 2Listening25
Ch. 3Controlling Nervousness43
Ch. 4Reaching the Audience63
Ch. 5Selecting Topic, Purpose, and Central Idea89
Ch. 6Finding Information113
Ch. 7Supporting Your Ideas145
Ch. 8Visual Aids167
Ch. 9The Body of the Speech201
Ch. 10Introductions and Conclusions223
Ch. 11Outlining the Speech247
Ch. 12Wording the Speech271
Ch. 13Delivering the Speech295
Ch. 14Speaking to Inform325
Ch. 15Speaking to Persuade347
Ch. 16Persuasive Strategies369
Ch. 17Special Types of Speeches401
Ch. 18Speaking in Groups417
App. ASpeaking in Front of a Camera435
App. BSample Speeches439
Notes445
Photo Credits453
Index455

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