The Art of Public Speaking, PowerWeb and Topic Finder

The Art of Public Speaking, PowerWeb and Topic Finder

by Stephen E. Lucas

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The Art of Public Speaking, PowerWeb and Topic Finder by Stephen E. Lucas

Whether a novice or an experienced speaker, every student will learn how to be a better public speaker through Lucas' clear explanations and thorough coverage. By far the leading speech textbook of our time, The Art of Public Speaking has defined the art of being the best for more than six million students and instructors.
The new Alternate Edition with Lucas-on-the-go offers even more tools and study options with downloadable content for iPod or MP3 compatible players to better fit the active lifestyles and diverse learning styles of today's students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072562965
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 07/28/2003
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Stephen E. Lucas is Professor of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin where he has coordinated the introductory public speaking course for almost 25 years. He has received numerous teaching awards, including the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and is the author of several books, including "Portents of Rebellion" which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. Professor Lucas lives in Madison, Wisconsin with his wife and two sons.

Table of Contents

Part One: Speaking and Listening
Chapter 1: Speaking in Public
Chapter 2: Ethics and Public Speaking
Chapter 3: Listening
Appendix: Giving Your First Speech
Part Two: Speech Preparation: Getting Started
Chapter 4: Selecting a Topic and Purpose
Chapter 5: Analyzing the Audience
Chapter 6: Gathering Materials
Chapter 7: Supporting Your Ideas
Part Three: Speech Preparation: Organizing & Outlining
Chapter 8: Organizing the Body of the Speech
Chapter 9: Beginning and Ending the Speech
Chapter 10: Outlining the Speech
Part Four: Presenting the Speech
Chapter 11: Using Language
Chapter 12: Delivery
Chapter 13: Visual Aids
Appendix: Using PowerPoint
Part Five: Varieties of Public Speaking
Chapter 14: Speaking to Inform
Chapter 15: Speaking to Persuade
Chapter 16: Methods of Persuasion
Chapter 17: Speaking on Special Occasions
Chapter 18: Speaking in Small Groups
Appendix: Speeches for Analysis and Discussion

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