Public Speaking: A Guide for the Engaged Communicator [With CDROM] / Edition 1

Public Speaking: A Guide for the Engaged Communicator [With CDROM] / Edition 1

by Paul E. Nelson, Judy C. Pearson, Scott Titsworth
     
 

ISBN-10: 0077238427

ISBN-13: 9780077238421

Pub. Date: 08/28/2007

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This concise, economical new text stresses the importance of public speaking in contemporary life. Through numerous practical and student-centered examples, the book and media program help students become confident and engaged communicators--at school, in the workplace and in the community. By framing most of the examples within seven vital themes of our time,…  See more details below

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This concise, economical new text stresses the importance of public speaking in contemporary life. Through numerous practical and student-centered examples, the book and media program help students become confident and engaged communicators--at school, in the workplace and in the community. By framing most of the examples within seven vital themes of our time, Public Speaking prompts students to connect their basic public speaking class directly to issues related to health, education, diversity, the environment, ethics, technology, and democracy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780077238421
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/28/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
275
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started

Chapter 2. Preparing Your First Presentation

Chapter 3. Selecting a Topic and Purpose

Chapter 4. Analyzing the Audience

Chapter 5. Finding Information and Using Technoogy

Chapter 6. Organizing Your Presentation

Chapter 7. Delivering Speeches

Chapter 8. Choosing Your Words

Chapter 9. Visual Resources and Presentation Technology

Chapter 10. Presenting to Inform

Chapter 11. Presenting Persuasive Messages

Chapter 12. Group Presentations

Appendix. Speaking on Special Occasions

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