A Concise Public Speaking Handbook / Edition 1

A Concise Public Speaking Handbook / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0205440207
ISBN-13:
9780205440207
Pub. Date:
12/23/2005
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

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Overview

A Concise Public Speaking Handbook / Edition 1

For courses in Public Speaking

An audience-centered approach to public speaking in a concise reference format

A Concise Public Speaking Handbook emphasizes the importance of analyzing and considering the audience at every point in the speech-making process. Using a concise reference format that facilitates quick and easy access to key information, authors Steven and Susan Beebe present a balance of theory and practice to guide students on how to enhance their public speaking skills. By focusing student attention on the dynamics of diverse audiences, ethics, and communication apprehension, the text narrows the gap between the classroom and the real world. The Fifth Edition includes fresh examples throughout to ensure that content is relatable and engaging for students.

A Concise Public Speaking Handbook, Fifth Edition is also available via Revel™, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780205440207
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date: 12/23/2005
Series: MySpeechKit Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile: 1130L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION

1. Speaking in Public

2. Improving Your Confidence

3. Presenting Your First Speech

4. Ethics and Free Speech

PART II: ANALYZING AN AUDIENCE

5. Listening

6. Analyzing Your Audience

7. Adapting to Your Audience as You Speak

PART III: PREPARING A SPEECH

8. Developing Your Speech

9. Gathering Supporting Material

10. Supporting Your Speech

PART IV: CRAFTING A SPEECH

11. Organizing Your Speech

12. Outlining and Revising Your Speech

13. Developing an Introduction

14. Developing a Conclusion

15. Using Words Well

PART V: DELIVERING A SPEECH

16. Methods of Delivery

17. Nonverbal Communication

18. Verbal Communication

19. Delivering Your Speech

20. Selecting Presentation Aids

21. Preparing and Using Presentation Aids

PART VI: TYPES OF SPEECHES

22. Informative Speaking

23. Understanding Principles of Persuasive Speaking

24. Using Persuasive Strategies

25. Speaking on Special Occasions

26. Speaking in Small Groups

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