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Complete Speaker: An Introduction to Public Speaking / Edition 3
     

Complete Speaker: An Introduction to Public Speaking / Edition 3

by Brent D. Peterson, Peterson, Eric G. Stephan, Noel D. White
 

ISBN-10: 0314934391

ISBN-13: 9780314934390

Pub. Date: 01/28/1992

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Undergraduate introduction to public speaking text that emphasizes listening as well as speaking. Features material on planning, preparing and presenting speeches for all occasions. Includes new speeches, new examples, and new material on outlining speeches. Retains its highly visual appeal.

Overview

Undergraduate introduction to public speaking text that emphasizes listening as well as speaking. Features material on planning, preparing and presenting speeches for all occasions. Includes new speeches, new examples, and new material on outlining speeches. Retains its highly visual appeal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314934390
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.08(w) x 9.92(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
PART I SPEAKING WITH OTHERS
Public Speaking and You
3(26)
Speaking: Common Misconceptions
4(6)
Inventory of Public Speaking
4(6)
Speaking Excellence Public Speaking Today
10(1)
Who Is Speaking
11(1)
Things to Learn About Speaking Well
11(9)
Speaking Excellence Secrets from a Speaking Consultant: How to be a Super Speaker
20(6)
What You Now Know
26(1)
What to Do to Learn More
26(3)
The Process of Public Speaking: An Overview
29(22)
The Process of Public Speaking
30(10)
The Speaking
32(1)
The Message
33(4)
The Delivery
37(1)
The Listeners
38(1)
Feedback
39(1)
Situation
40(1)
Reducing Speaking Anxiety
40(5)
Finding Your Own Speaking Style
45(1)
Speaking Excellence The Veep's "Kentucky Windage"
46(5)
What You Now Know
47(1)
What to Do to Learn More
48(1)
Discussion Questions
49(2)
PART II PLANNING, PREPARING, AND PRRESENTING 51(128)
Selecting A Topic and a Purpose
53(18)
Selecting a Speaking Topic
54(1)
Speaking About Things That Interest You
54(2)
Speaking Excellence Speak about Yourself
56(1)
Speak About Things That Interest the Audience: Audience Analysis
57(2)
Consider the Occasion
59(2)
General Purpose of Your Topic
61(3)
Informative Speaking
62(1)
Persuasive Speaking
63(1)
Entertainment Speaking
64(1)
Specific Purpose of Your Topic
64(2)
Learning From Other Speakers
66(1)
What You Now Know
66(1)
What to Do to Learn More
67(4)
Supporting and Illustrating Your Ideas
71(36)
Making Yourself a More Believable Speaker
72(2)
Finding Information About Your Ideas
74(3)
Interviewing and Surveying
74(2)
Structured Observations
76(1)
Experimental Manipulation
76(1)
The Library
77(1)
Recording Your Information
77(2)
Using Verbal Supportive materials That Prove Your Point
79(8)
Reasoning
80(1)
Testimony
81(1)
Quantifying and Using Statistics
82(2)
Factual Examples
84(1)
Hypothetical Examples
84(1)
Personal Experience
85(1)
Analogy
86(1)
Visual Aids Create Impact in Supporting or Illustrating
87(15)
Types of Visual Aids and Visual-Aid Equipment
89(6)
Guidelines to Visual Aid Design and Use
95(1)
Design Features of Visual Aids
96(4)
Practice with Your Visuals Prior to Your Presentation
100(2)
What You Now Know
102(2)
What to Do to Learn More
104(3)
Organizing Your Speech Information
107(32)
Proper Organization Leads to Better Understanding
108(2)
Types of Organization
110(4)
Conversational Organization
110(1)
One-Point Organization
110(1)
Ho Hum! Organization
111(3)
Speaking Excellence Learn How To Defend Yourself
114(1)
Introduction, Body, and Conclusion Organization (IBC)
115(1)
The Body of the Speech
116(5)
Chronological or Time Sequence
117(1)
Space or Geographical Sequence
118(1)
Topical Sequence
118(1)
Causal Sequence
119(2)
The Introduction
121(4)
Reference to the Audience, Occasion, or Purpose of the Gathering
122(1)
Direct Reference to the Topic
122(1)
Rhetorical Questions
123(1)
Humor, Stories, and Quotations
124(1)
Speaking Excellence Bastile Day in the Oil Patch: When Passion Guides Energy Policy
125(1)
Speaking Excellence The Dynamic Teacher: Six Characteristics That Bring Energy, Vigor, and Force into the Classroom
126(2)
Speaking Excellence Citizen Responsibility: Building an American Renaissance
128(1)
The Conclusion
129(1)
Speaking Excellence The Risk of Being Different: Stretch Yourself
129(1)
Speaking Excellence Hearing What We Ought to Hear: The Responsibility
130(1)
Speaking Excellence The Future of Gambling: You Can Bet On It
131(2)
Transitions
133(1)
Bringing It All Together
134(2)
Final Check
135(1)
What You Now Know
136(1)
What to Do to Learn More
136(3)
Delivering Your Ideas
139(40)
Delivery: Focusing Your Energy
140(2)
Four Types of Delivery
142(6)
Manuscript Delivery
142(1)
Memorized Delivery
143(1)
Impromptu Delivery
144(1)
Extemporaneous Delivery
144(2)
Characteristics of Good and Bad Delivery
146(2)
Voice
148(1)
Speaking Excellence The Beauty Asset You Never Knew You Could Have
149(9)
Articulation
154(1)
Pronounciation
155(1)
Voice Qualities
155(1)
Vocal Qualifiers
155(1)
Pauses and Timing
156(2)
Distracting Vocalizations
158(1)
Language---A Delivery Perspective
158(5)
The Difference Between Conversing and Public Speaking
159(4)
Speaking Excellence "You better watch your mouth!"
Nonverbal Aspects of Delivery
163(12)
The Importance of Nonverbal Communication
164(2)
The Difficulty in Studying Nonverbal Communication
166(1)
Managing and Monitoring Our Nonverbal Communication as a Speaker
167(7)
Why Rehearse?
174(1)
What You Now Know
175(1)
What to Do to Learn More
175(4)
PART III SPEAKING WITH A PURPOSE 179(150)
Informative Speaking
181(26)
Accurately Informing Others Is A Challenge
182(1)
The Informative Speech
183(3)
How to Inform
186(2)
In Organizations
186(1)
Outside of Organizations
187(1)
Three Steps for Preparing an Informative Speech
188(6)
Gathering Essential Information
188(2)
Organizing the Informative Speech
190(4)
Mastering Your Presentation
194(1)
Types of Informative Speaking
194(7)
Giving Instructions
195(1)
Giving Demonstrations
196(2)
Descriptive Speeches
198(3)
Final Tips for Informing Others
201(2)
What You Now Know
203(1)
What to Do to Learn More
204(3)
Persuasive Speaking
207(32)
Persuading Others: Communicating to Get Results
208(1)
The Challenge of Persuasive Communication
209(1)
Persuasive Purpose
210(1)
Persuasion and the Audience
211(1)
Approaches to Persuasion
212(6)
The Logical Approach
213(1)
The Psychological or Emotional Approach
213(2)
The Credibility Approach
215(3)
The Ethics of Persuasion
218(1)
Organizing the Persuasive Speech
218(1)
The Motivating Process
219(7)
Speaking Excellence The Motivating Process
226(8)
What You Now Know
234(1)
What to Do to Learn More
235(4)
Special Speaking Occasions
239(18)
Ceremony, Preciseness, and Tact are Essential
240(1)
Introductions
240(3)
The Purpose
241(1)
The System
241(1)
Special Concerns
242(1)
Presentations
243(1)
The Purpose
243(1)
The System
243(1)
Special Concerns
244(1)
Acceptances
244(4)
The Purpose
244(1)
The System
244(1)
Special Concerns
245(3)
Welcomes
248(1)
The Purpose
248(1)
The System
248(1)
Special Concerns
248(1)
Tributes
249(2)
The Purpose
250(1)
The System
250(1)
Special Concerns
250(1)
Nominations
251(2)
The Purpose
251(1)
The System
251(1)
Special Concerns
252(1)
Some General Considerations
253(1)
What You Now Know
253(1)
What to Do to Learn More
254(3)
Speaking in Small Groups and Conferences
257(28)
Groups Are Important In Our Lives
258(1)
Group Discussion Versus Group Presentation
259(1)
The Nature of Groups
259(3)
Group Assets
259(2)
Group Size
261(1)
Group Accomplishment and Enjoyment
261(1)
Leading a Discussion
262(3)
help Prepare the Participants
263(1)
Start the Discussion
263(1)
Direct the Discussion
263(2)
Participating in a Discussion
265(1)
Discussion Patterns
265(4)
Problem Solving Patterns
267(2)
Speaking Excellence Groupthink
269(4)
Large Group Meetings
273(1)
Speaking Excellence There's a Place for Large Group Meetings
273(3)
Evaluating Group Discussions
276(5)
What You Now Know
281(1)
What to Do to Learn More
282(3)
Listening Effectively
285(20)
Developing the Ability to Listen Effectively
286(5)
How Effective Are You as a Listener?
286(5)
Listening and Retaining
291(7)
Suggestions for Becoming an Effective Listener
292(6)
What You Now Know
298(1)
What to Do to Learn More
299(6)
Responding to Questions and Comments
305(16)
The Response is as Important as the Speech
306(1)
Controlling Speaker-Listener Interchanges
306(2)
Planning Speaker-Listener Interchanges
308(1)
General Guidelines for Handling Question-And-Answer Periods
309(2)
Handling Unplanned Interruptions
311(4)
Encouraging the Audience to Participate
315(2)
What You Now Know
317(1)
What to Do to Learn More
317(4)
The End
321(8)
In Conclusion
332
Speaking Excellence The Speaker and the Ghost: The Speaker Is the Speech
324(5)
APPENDIX A SAMPLE INFORMATIVE AND PERSUASIVE SPEECHES 329(21)
Speaking Excellence Diamonds of Hope The Value of Our Person
330
Speaking Excellence Cessation of Hostilities: The Challenge of Securing Peace
322(12)
Speaking Excellence Speechwriting: The Profession and the Practice
334(6)
Speaking Excellence Minotaurs and Mentors: The Force that Binds Us Together
340(4)
Speaking Excellence The Right Way: A Matter of Principle
344(6)
Speaking Excellence A Walk on the Demand Side: The Drug Train
350

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