More New and Used
from Private Sellers
In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
Usually Ships in 2-3 Business Days
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 3rd edition with a publication date of 12/28/2008.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to inclue any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
Outstanding March 19, 2011
Definitely the one if you want to learn to be a better public speaker. This textbook is a good way to show people how to give a speech and not be intimidated. I'm very pleased with this purchase. Almost brand new condition. Minimal signs of wear. No markings or high lighting inside. Arrived very quickly. Shipped the next day.
Public Speaking Handbook: stars based on 1 user reviews.
Adapted from the authors'top-selling public speaking book,Public Speaking Handbookprovides a unique, audience-centered approach in a reader-friendly reference format, allowing quick and easy access to key information. Public Speaking Handbookbrings theory and practice together in an understandable and applicable manner. Its distinctive and popular audience-centered approach emphasizes the importance of analyzing and considering the audience at every point in preparing and delivering a speech. This public speaking model serves as a foundation as the book guides readers through the step-by-step process of public speaking, focusing their attention on the importance and dynamics of diverse audiences.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Public Speaking|
|Why Study Public Speaking?|
|Public Speaking and Conversation|
|The Communication Process|
|The Rich Heritage of Public Speaking|
|Public Speaking and Diversity|
|Speaking with Confidence|
|Understand Your Nervousness|
|Build Your Confidence|
|Previewing the Audience-Centered Speechmaking Process|
|An Audience-Centered Speechmaking Model|
|Consider Your Audience|
|Select and Narrow Your Topic|
|Determine Your Purpose|
|Develop Your Central Idea|
|Generate the Main Ideas|
|Gather Supporting Material|
|Organize Your Speech|
|Rehearse Your Speech|
|Deliver Your Speech|
|Speaking Freely and Ethically|
|Listening to Speeches|
|Barriers to Effective Listening|
|How to Become a Better Listener|
|Improving Your Note-Taking Skills|
|Listening and Critical Thinking|
|Analyzing and Evaluating Speeches|
|Analyzing Your Audience|
|Becoming an Audience-Centered Speaker &nb|
|Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.|