9780134380896

DK Guide to Public Speaking

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    9780134380896

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    0134380894

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 2017-01-10
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

For courses in Public Speaking

 

An easy-to-navigate, visually engaging guide to becoming an effective public speaker

DK Guide to Public Speaking gives students the practical information they seek, supported by the concepts and theories instructors want — all presented within a compelling Dorling Kindersley design that facilitates an intuitive learning experience. Author Lisa Ford-Brown offers a user-friendly resource that equips students with the tools to become effective public speakers. The Third Edition has been updated with contemporary examples of speeches and presentation aids to engage students and ensure a contemporary view of public speaking.

 

DK Guide to Public Speaking, Third Edition is also available via Revel™, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.

Author Biography

Lisa A. Ford-Brown is a writer and educator dedicated to the field of human communication. Her books include the DK Guide to Public Speaking, the DK Speaker, and DK Communication. She earned her B.S. and M.A. from Indiana State University in Speech Communication with minors in English, the Visual Arts, and Women’s Studies. She holds a PhD in Speech Communication from Southern Illinois University–Carbondale. She currently teaches at Columbia College. From 2003—2005, Dr. Ford-Brown chaired the Columbia College Humanities Department and served as a member of their Board of Trustees from 2008—2010. Prior to her current position, she taught at Indiana State University and the University of Dubuque. She has received several performance and teaching awards. Most notably, she was named advisor of the year at Columbia College and Faculty of the year at Columbia College and the University of Dubuque. She is a long-standing member of the National Communication Association, Central States Speech Association, and the National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Dr. Ford-Brown and her partner, Bruce, live on a small 20-acre farm with their two golden retrievers (Zelda and Pucc) and two cats (Sadie and Falstaff). They enjoy traveling, camping, fishing, gardening, woodworking, pottery making, and watching the grass grow.

Table of Contents

I. Brief Table of Contents

 

TAB 1: STARTING

1. Overview of Public Speaking

2. Getting to Know Your Audience and Situation

3. Selecting Your Topic and Purpose

 

TAB 2: RESEARCHING

4. Locating Support Materials

5. Selecting and Testing Support Materials

 

TAB 3: CREATING

6. Outlining Your Speech

7. Organizing the Speech Body

8. Introducing and Concluding Your Speech

 

TAB 4: PRESENTING

9. Using Language Successfully

10. Delivering Your Speech

11. Using Presentation Aids

 

TAB 5: LISTENING AND EVALUATING

12. Listening

13. Evaluating Speeches

 

TAB 6: SPEAKING TO INFORM

14. The Informative Speech

 

TAB 7: SPEAKING TO PERSUADE

15. Tools for Persuading

16. The Persuasive Speech

 

TAB 8: SPEAKING ON SPECIAL OCCASIONS

17. Speeches for Special Events

 

TAB 9: SPEAKING IN PROFESSIONAL AND GROUP SETTINGS

18. On-the-Job Speaking

19. Speaking in Small Groups

 


II. Detailed Table of Contents

 

TAB 1: STARTING

 

1. Overview of Public Speaking

1.1 Using the skills

1.2 The process of communicating

1.3 Be a successful public speaker

1.4 Overcome a fear of public speaking

1.5 Be an ethical public speaker

1.6 The creative process for public speaking

Chapter 1 Review

 

2. Getting to Know Your Audience and Situation

2.1 Why you need to know your audience and situation

2.2 What you need to know about your audience

2.3 Traits to investigate

2.4 What you need to know about the situation

2.5 Analyze the audience and situation

2.6 Adapt to your audience and situation

Chapter 2 Review

 

3. Selecting Your Topic and Purpose

3.1 Select a topic

3.2 Narrow your topic

3.3 Create a central idea

3.4 Construct a working outline

Chapter 3 Review

Practical Pointers for Tab 1

 

TAB 2: RESEARCHING

 

4. Locating Support Materials

4.1 Locating support materials

4.2 The Internet

4.3 The library

4.4 On the Internet and in libraries

4.5 Interviews

4.6 Surveys

4.7 Researching effectively

Chapter 4 Review

 

5. Selecting and Testing Support Materials

5.1 Types of support materials

5.2 Determine types of sources to use

5.3 Evaluate support materials

5.4 Use materials effectively

5.5 Cite sources orally

Chapter 5 Review

Practical Pointers for Tab 2

 

TAB 3: CREATING

 

6. Outlining Your Speech

6.1 Parts of an outline

6.2 Create an effective outline

6.3 Types of outlines

6.4 Link your speech parts

6.5 Cite sources in your outline

6.6 Create a source page

Chapter 6 Review

 

7. Organizing the Speech Body

7.1 Organizational strategies

7.2 Make a speech out of a strategy

Chapter 7 Review

 

8. Introducing and Concluding Your Speech

8.1 What an introduction should do

8.2 Attention-getters

8.3 Organizing an introduction

8.4 What a conclusion should do

8.5 “WOW” statements

8.6 Organizing a conclusion

Chapter 8 Review

Practical Pointers for Tab 3

 

TAB 4: PRESENTING

 

9. Using Language Successfully

9.1 What makes language important

9.2 Using language effectively

9.3 Boosting your distinctiveness

Chapter 9 Review

 

10. Delivering Your Speech

10.1 Elements of vocal delivery

10.2 Elements of physical delivery

10.3 Methods of delivery

10.4 Preparing for an extemporaneous speech

10.5 Mediated presentations

Chapter 10 Review

 

11. Using Presentation Aids

11.1 Types of presentation aids

11.2 Determine what aids you need

11.3 Methods for displaying aids

11.4 Crafting an effective aid

11.5 Using presentation software

11.6 Using aids successfully

Chapter 11 Review

Practical Pointers for Tab 4

 

TAB 5: LISTENING AND EVALUATING

 

12. Listening

12.1 Why listening is important

12.2 The process of listening

12.3 Types of listening

12.4 What can prevent listening

12.5 Helping your audience listen

12.6 How you can listen more effectively

Chapter 12 Review

 

13. Evaluating Speeches

13.1 Why evaluation is important

13.2 Evaluating speeches

13.3 Who evaluates your speech

Chapter 13 Review

Practical Pointers for Tab 5

 

TAB 6: SPEAKING TO INFORM

 

14. The Informative Speech

14.1 Informative speaking

14.2 The creative process for informative speaking

14.3 Choose an informative topic

14.4 Research the informative speech

14.5 Outline and organize an informative speech

14.6 Prepare to present your speech

14.7 Evaluate an informative speech

Chapter 14 Review

Practical Pointers for Tab 6

 

TAB 7: SPEAKING TO PERSUADE

 

15. Tools for Persuading

15.1 Persuasive speaking

15.2 What a persuasive speech should do

15.3 Traditional appeals

15.4 Modern appeals

15.5 Parts of an argument

15.6 Types of arguments

Chapter 15 Review

 

16. The Persuasive Speech

16.1 The creative process for persuasive speaking

16.2 Choose a persuasive topic

16.3 Research the persuasive speech

16.4 Outline and organize a persuasive speech

16.5 Prepare to present your speech

16.6 Evaluate a persuasive speech

Chapter 16 Review

Practical Pointers for Tab 7

 

TAB 8: SPEAKING ON SPECIAL OCCASIONS

 

17. Speeches for Special Events

17.1 Special occasion speech purposes

17.2 The creative process for special occasion speaking

17.3 Writing a special occasion speech

17.4 Types of special occasion speeches

Chapter 17 Review

Practical Pointers for Tab 8

 

TAB 9: SPEAKING IN PROFESSIONAL AND GROUP SETTINGS

 

18. On-the-Job Speaking

18.1 Communicating in an interview

18.2 Creating a business presentation

18.3 Communicating in a meeting

18.4 Communicating in a review

Chapter 18 Review

 

19. Speaking in Small Groups

19.1 What makes a small group

19.2 Roles in a small group

19.3 How groups make decisions or solve problems

19.4 How groups present findings

Chapter 19 Review

Practical Pointers for Tab 9

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