Bundle: The Speaker's Handbook, Loose-leaf Version, 11th + MindTap Speech, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card / Edition 11 available in Other Format
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- Cengage Learning
Helping you build your public speaking skills for a variety of contexts, THE SPEAKER'S HANDBOOK, 11e covers the entire process of preparing, organizing, developing, and delivering a speech-making it the ideal resource for beginning and experienced speakers alike. The handbook's comprehensive coverage emphasizes ethics, reasoning, audience analysis, and diversity throughout. Each chapter is designed to stand alone so you can easily refer only to the sections you need. Vivid graphics help illustrate key concepts like public speaking anxiety. Recent speeches from beginning speakers as well as public figures-including President Obama's commemorative speech on the death of Nelson Mandela-give you relevant speech models to analyze. In addition to valuable tips and advice, the handbook is packed with hands-on activities to give you plenty of practice and Checklists to help you review what you've learned.
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About the Author
Jo Sprague is professor emeritus of Communication Studies at San Jose State University, where she also served as associate director of the Center for Faculty Development and Support. In addition, she is a former president of the Western States Communication Association. Her research focuses on critiquing, teaching, and the scholarship of speech communications.
Douglas Stuart is Vice President of Technical and Marketing Publications at FirstTel Systems Corporation.
David Bodary is a professor of Communication at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio, where he teaches public speaking and coordinates the Service Learning office. He belongs to both the National Communication Association (NCA) and the Central States Communication Association. Dr. Bodary has served in a variety of roles for both organizations and is pleased to have participated in the NCA Learning Outcomes in Communication project. He earned his bachelor's from Eastern Michigan University and a master's and doctorate from Wayne State University.