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Public Speaking Handbook

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780205420599

ISBN10:
0205420591
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2005
Publisher(s):
Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

Adapted from the authors' top-selling public speaking text, Public Speaking Handbook provides a unique, audience-centered approach in a student-friendly reference format, allowing students to access information quickly and easily. Public Speaking Handbook brings theory and practice together in an understandable and applicable manner. Its distinctive and popular approach emphasizes the importance of analyzing and considering the audience at every point along the way.

Table of Contents

Preface xix
Introduction
Introduction to Public Speaking
5(11)
Why Study Public Speaking?
5(1)
Public Speaking and Conversation
6(3)
Quick Check: Components of Effective Public Speaking
9(1)
The Communication Process
9(3)
Quick Check: Understand the Communication Process
12(1)
The Rich Heritage of Public Speaking
12(2)
A Question of Ethics
14(1)
Public Speaking and Diversity
14(2)
Overview of the Speechmaking Process
16(24)
Improving Your Confidence as a Speaker
16(7)
Quick Check: Build Your Confidence
22(1)
Preparing Your First Speech: An Overview of the Speechmaking Process
23(17)
A Question of Ethics
25(11)
Quick Check: Prepare for a Speech
36(4)
Ethics and Free Speech
40(17)
What Are Ethics?
40(1)
Ethics in Public Speaking
40(1)
A History of Speaking Freely
41(2)
Speaking Ethically
43(5)
Quick Check: Deliver an Ethical Speech
48(1)
A Question of Ethics
48(1)
Listening Ethically
48(9)
Quick Check: Listen Ethically
50(7)
Analyzing an Audience
Listening
57(24)
Barriers to Effective Listening
58(4)
Quick Check: Minimize Distractions
61(1)
Becoming a Better Listener
62(5)
Quick Check: Become a Better Listener
67(1)
Improving Your Note-Taking Skills
67(2)
Quick Check: Improve Your Note-Taking Skills
68(1)
Listening and Critical Thinking
69(3)
Analyzing and Evaluating Speeches
72(9)
A Question of Ethics
79(2)
Analyzing Your Audience
81(35)
Becoming an Audience-Centered Speaker
81(3)
Analyzing Your Audience before You Speak
84(18)
Quick Check: Become an Audience-Centered Speaker
90(3)
Quick Check: Adapt to a Culturally Diverse Audience
93(2)
A Question of Ethics
95(1)
Quick Check: Adapting Your Message to Different Types of Audiences
96(4)
Quick Check: Analyze the Speaking Situation
100(2)
Adapting to Your Audience as You Speak
102(4)
Analyzing Your Audience after You Speak
106(10)
Preparing a Speech
Developing Your Speech
116(20)
Select and Narrow Your Topic
117(7)
Quick Check How to Brainstorm for a Topic
121(2)
Quick Check: Selecting a Topic
123(1)
Determine Your Purpose
124(3)
Quick Check: General Purposes for Speeches
125(2)
Develop Your Central Idea
127(3)
Quick Check: Develop Your Central Idea
130(1)
Generate and Preview Your Main Ideas
130(3)
Quick Check: Central Ideas
132(1)
Meanwhile, Back at the Computer . . .
133(3)
A Question of Ethics
134(2)
Gathering Supporting Material
136(28)
Personal Knowledge and Experience
136(1)
The Internet
137(5)
Quick Check: Evaluate Web Resources
142(1)
Library Resources
142(8)
A Question of Ethics
147(3)
Quick Check: Identify Library Resources
150(1)
Interviews
150(4)
Quick Check: Guidelines for a Successful Interview
153(1)
Resources from Special-Interest Groups and Organizations
154(1)
Research Strategies
154(10)
Quick Check: Develop a Preliminary Bibliography
157(5)
Quick Check: Research Strategies
162(2)
Supporting Your Speech
164(25)
Illustrations
164(4)
Quick Check: Choose the Right Illustrations
168(1)
Descriptions and Explanations
168(2)
Definitions
170(1)
Analogies
171(3)
A Question of Ethics
174(1)
Statistics
174(4)
Quick Check: Select Effective Statistics
178(1)
Opinions
178(3)
Quick Check: Use Opinions Effectively
181(1)
Selecting the Best Supporting Material
181(8)
Crafting a Speech
Organizing Your Speech
189(22)
Organizing Your Main Ideas
190(9)
Quick Check: Organize Main Ideas
198(1)
Subdividing Your Main Ideas
199(1)
Integrating Your Supporting Material
199(2)
Quick Check: Integrate Supporting Material
201(1)
Organizing Your Supporting Material
201(3)
A Question of Ethics
203(1)
Quick Check: Organizing Your Supporting Material
204(1)
Developing Signposts
204(4)
Quick Check: Verbal Transitions
205(3)
Quick Check: Develop Signposts
208(1)
Supplementing Signposts with Presentation Aids
208(3)
Introducing Your Speech
211(14)
Purposes of Introductions
211(4)
Quick Check: Does Your Introduction Accomplish Its Purpose?
215(1)
Effective Introductions
215(10)
A Question of Ethics
217(6)
Quick Check: Develop an Effective Introduction
223(2)
Concluding Your Speech
225(7)
Purposes of Conclusions
225(3)
A Question of Ethics
226(2)
Quick Check: Does Your Conclusion Serve Its Purpose?
228(1)
Effective Conclusions
228(4)
Quick Check: Develop an Effective Conclusion
230(2)
Outlining Your Speech
232(15)
Preparation Outline
233(7)
Quick Check: Summary of Correct Outline Form
235(5)
Quick Check: Analyze Your Preparation Outline
240(1)
A Question of Ethics
240(1)
Delivery Outline
240(7)
Quick Check: Two Types of Speech Outlines
241(6)
Using Words Well: Speaker Language and Style
247(22)
Oral versus Written Language Style
248(1)
Quick Check: Oral versus Written Style
249(1)
Using Words Effectively
249(3)
Quick Check: Using Words Effectively
252(1)
Adapting Your Language Style to Diverse Listeners
252(3)
Quick Check: Use Words Well
255(1)
Crafting Memorable Word Structures
255(5)
A Question of Ethics
257(2)
Quick Check: Crafting Memorable Word Structures
259(1)
Tips for Using Language Effectively
260(9)
Quick Check: Create Drama and Cadence
261(8)
Delivering a Speech
Delivering Your Speech
269(30)
A Look at the Past: Content or Delivery?
269(1)
Present Understanding: Content Plus Delivery
269(1)
The Power of Speech Delivery
270(2)
Methods of Delivery
272(4)
Quick Check: Impromptu Presentations
275(1)
Quick Check: Methods of Delivery
276(1)
Quick Check: Benefits of Eye Contact
277
Characteristics of Effective Delivery
276(14)
Quick Check: Use Gestures Effectively
280(7)
A Question of Ethics
287(2)
Quick Check: Good Vocal Delivery
289(1)
Quick Check: Make an Effective Delivery
290(1)
Audience Diversity and Delivery
290(2)
Rehearsing Your Speech: Some Final Tips
292(2)
Quick Check: Rehearse Your Speech
293(1)
Delivering Your Speech
294(1)
Adapting Your Speech Delivery for Television
295(4)
Speaking in Small Groups
299(26)
Group Problem Solving and Decision Making
299(1)
Small Group Communication
300(1)
Solving Problems in Groups and Teams: Reflective Thinking
301(3)
Quick Check: Steps in Problem Solving
304(1)
Tips for Participating in Small Groups
304(2)
Quick Check: Participate in Small Groups
306(1)
Using the Power of Technology in Small Groups
306(1)
Leadership in Small Groups
307(2)
Managing Meetings
309(3)
A Question of Ethics
311(1)
Quick Check: Manage Meetings
312(1)
Presenting Group Recommendations
312(3)
Tips for Planning a Group Presentation
315(1)
Quick Check: Plan a Group Presentation
316(1)
Tips for Making a Group Presentation
316(9)
Quick Check: Make a Group Presentation
318(7)
Presentation Aids
Using Presentation Aids
325(22)
Powerful Support
325(1)
The Value of Presentation Aids
326(2)
Quick Check: The Value of Presentation Aids
327(1)
Types of Presentation Aids
328(10)
Guidelines for Developing Presentation Aids
338(3)
A Question of Ethics
340(1)
Quick Check: Evaluate Your Presentation Aids
341(1)
Guidelines for Using Presentation Aids
341(6)
Quick Check: Use Presentation Aids Effectively
345(2)
Designing Presentation Aids
347(10)
Guidelines for Preparing Presentation Aids
347(7)
Quick Check: Prepare Presentation Aids
354(1)
Storyboarding
354(3)
A Question of Ethics
355(2)
Using Presentation Software
357(19)
Computer-Generated Presentation Aids
357(3)
Quick Check: Effective Computer-Generated Aids
360(1)
Graphics Programs
360(16)
A Question of Ethics
360(4)
Quick Check: Be Prepared
364(12)
Types of Speeches
Speaking to Inform
376(21)
Purpose of Informative Sharing
376(1)
Goals of Informative Speaking
377(2)
A Question of Ethics
377(1)
Quick Check: Goals of Informative Speeches
378(1)
Types of Informative Speeches
379(5)
Quick Check: Types of Informative Speeches
383(1)
Strategies to Enhance Audience Understanding
384(4)
Quick Check: Strategies to Enhance Audience Understanding
388(1)
Strategies to Enhance Audience Interest
388(2)
Quick Check: What Makes a Good Story?
390(1)
Quick Check: Strategies to Enhance Audience Interest
390(1)
Strategies to Enhance Audience Recall
390(7)
Quick Check: Enhance Audience Recall
395(2)
Understanding Principles of Persuasive Speaking
397(22)
Persuasive and Informative Speaking
397(1)
Evidence and Credibility
398(1)
Persuasion Defined
398(2)
How to Motivate Listeners
400(8)
Quick Check: Using Fear Appeals to Persuade
407(1)
Quick Check: Ways to Motivate Listeners
408(1)
How to Develop Your Persuasive Speech
408(8)
A Question of Ethics
411(3)
Quick Check: Develop a Persuasive Speech
414(1)
Quick Check: Persuasive Propositions: Developing Your Central Idea
415(1)
Putting Persuasive Principles into Practice
416(3)
Quick Check: Using Persuasive Principles
417(2)
Using Persuasive Strategies
419(37)
Establishing Credibility
419(2)
Enhancing Your Credibility
421(1)
Quick Check: Establish Your Credibility
422(1)
Using Logic and Evidence to Persuade
422(11)
Quick Check: Comparing Inductive, Deductive, and Causal Reasoning
427(3)
A Question of Ethics
430(3)
Using Emotion to Persuade
433(6)
Quick Check: Using Emotion to Persuade
438(1)
Strategies for Adapting Ideas to People and People to Ideas
439(4)
Quick Check: Persuade Your Receptive Audience
440(1)
Quick Check: Persuade Your Neutral Audience
441(2)
Quick Check: Persuade Your Unreceptive Audience
443(1)
Strategies for Organizing Persuasive Messages
443(13)
Quick Check: Organizational Patterns for Persuasive Messages
450(6)
Special-Occasion Speaking
456(42)
Public Speaking in the Workplace
456(2)
Ceremonial Speaking
458(8)
A Question of Ethics
458(1)
Quick Check: Introduce a Speaker
459(4)
Quick Check: Acceptance Speeches
463(3)
Quick Check: Deliver a Eulogy
466(1)
After-Dinner Speaking
466(3)
Appendices
A. The Classical Tradition of Rhetoric
469(8)
B. Suggested Speech Topics
477(5)
C. Speeches for Analysis and Discussion
482(16)
Notes 498(13)
Glossary 511(8)
Index 519


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