Public Speaking Handbook / Edition 2

Public Speaking Handbook / Edition 2

by Steven A. Beebe, Susan J. Beebe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205502962

ISBN-13: 9780205502967

Pub. Date: 10/26/2006

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Adapted from the authors' top-selling public speaking text, Public Speaking Handbook provides a unique, audience-centered approach in a reader-friendly reference format, allowing quick and easy access to key information.

Public Speaking Handbook brings theory and practice together in an understandable and applicable manner. Its distinctive and popular

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Adapted from the authors' top-selling public speaking text, Public Speaking Handbook provides a unique, audience-centered approach in a reader-friendly reference format, allowing quick and easy access to key information.

Public Speaking Handbook brings theory and practice together in an understandable and applicable manner. Its distinctive and popular approach emphasizes the importance of analyzing and considering the audience at every point along the way. This model of public speaking serves as a foundation as the text guides the reader through the step-by-step process of public speaking, focusing their attention on the importance and dynamics of diverse audiences, and narrowing the gap between the learning environment and the real world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205502967
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
10/26/2006
Series:
MySpeechLab Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
8.04(w) x 8.76(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION
1. Introduction to Public Speaking
2. Speaking with Confidence
3. Presenting Your First Speech
4. Speaking Freely and Ethically

PART II: ANALYZING AN AUDIENCE
5. Listening to Speeches
6. Analyzing Your Audience

PART III: PREPARING A SPEECH
7. Developing Your Speech
8. Gathering and Using Supporting Material

PART IV: CRAFTING A SPEECH
9. Organizing and Outlining Your Speech
10. Introducing Your Speech
11. Concluding Your Speech
12. Using Words Well: Speaker Language and Style

PART V: DELIVERING A SPEECH

13. Delivering Your Speech
14. Designing and Using Presentation Aids

PART VI: TYPES OF SPEECHES
15. Speaking to Inform
16. Understanding Principles of Persuasive Speaking
17. Using Persuasive Strategies
18. Speaking for Special Occasions and Purposes

PART VII: APPENDIXES
A. Speaking in Small Groups
B. Speeches for Analysis and Discussion

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