Connect Public Speaking 1 Semester Access Card for The Art of Public Speaking (NAI)

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  • Edition: 10th
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  • Copyright: 11/7/2008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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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 a 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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