Public Speaking in the Age of Diversity (With Interactive Edition CD-ROM) / Edition 2

Public Speaking in the Age of Diversity (With Interactive Edition CD-ROM) / Edition 2

by Teri Kwal Gamble, Michael W. Gamble
     
 

This textbook will familiarize students with both the theory and practice of public speaking, help students internalize key public speaking principles and skills, and give students the opportunity and the confidence they need to become more adept thinkers, creators, speech practitioners, and evaluators. See more details below

Overview

This textbook will familiarize students with both the theory and practice of public speaking, help students internalize key public speaking principles and skills, and give students the opportunity and the confidence they need to become more adept thinkers, creators, speech practitioners, and evaluators.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205294671
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
09/03/1999
Edition description:
2ND BK&CDR
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
7.99(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1Who Is Speaking? Who Is Listening?
Ch. 1Public Speaking: An Introduction1
Ch. 2Understanding and Handling Speech Anxiety and Stress: Getting Ready for Your First Speech22
Ch. 3The Role of Ethics in Public Speaking40
Ch. 4Listening Critically: What Is the Speaker Really Saying?55
Pt. 2Speech Planning
Ch. 5Analyzing the Audience: Focusing on Your Listeners79
Ch. 6Analyzing Your Purpose: Selecting a Topic106
Ch. 7The Speaker's Search for Materials: How to Research Your Topic125
Ch. 8Supporting What You Say: How to Integrate Supporting Materials into Your Speech157
Pt. 3Putting It Together: The Plan Takes Shape
Ch. 9Order Please! How to Organize the Body of Your Speech183
Ch. 10Introducing and Concluding Your Speech: The Starting Point and the Finish Line200
Ch. 11Outlining for Success226
Pt. 4Presentation Skills: Speaking the Speech
Ch. 12The Speaker's Words: Language, Thought, and Action243
Ch. 13The Speaker's Delivery: Style, Voice, and Body Language265
Ch. 14Speaking with Visual Aids288
Pt. 5At the Speaker's Stand: Speaking for an Array of Purposes
Ch. 15Speaking to Inform316
Ch. 16Speaking to Persuade342
Ch. 17Speaking on Special Occasions384
Ch. 18Speaking in the Small Group408

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