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Public Speaking: Strategies for Successproposes that at all stages of the public speaking process, people should learn how to develop and apply strategies to speaking situations they encounter throughout their lives. David Zarefsky, one of today's leading scholars in speech communication, encourages the reader to think through and about the public speaking process. Zarefsky urges the reader to consider the diversity of audiences, occasions, and speakers and to choose a specific purpose, a relevant topic, and the appropriate material to make their speeches successful.
Table of Contents
|Foundations of Public Speaking|
|Welcome to Public Speaking Why Study Public Speaking?|
|Public Speaking and Communication|
|The Public Forum|
|The Rhetorical Situation Determinants of the Rhetorical Situation|
|The Quest for Quality Ethics: Respect for Audience, Topic and Occasion|
|Your First Speech Goals and Strategies for Your|
|First Speech Strategies for Organizing|
|Your Speech Beginning Assignments Practicing the Speech|
|Presenting the Speech Summary|
|Are You Really Listening?|
|Strategies for Careful Listening Listening Critically|
|Evaluating Speeches Critically|
|Analyzing Your Audience Checking|
|Audience Demographics Respecting Audience|
|Cultures Understanding Audience Psychology Strategies for Analyzing the Audience|
|Analyzing Your Own Ethos|
|Invention and Development of the Speech|
|Choosing Your Topic What Makes a Good Topic?|
|How to Choose a Good Topic|
|Developing a Strategic Plan Developing the Purpose Statement and the Thesis Statement Analyzing the Thesis Statement|
|Researching Your Topic Strategic Perspectives on Research|
|Types of Supporting Material Finding Supporting Material from People Finding|
|Supporting Material in Print Finding Supporting Material Electronically|
|Reasoning with Your Audience Proof, Support and Reasoning|
|Strategies for Reasoning through Example Strategies for Reasoning through Analogy|
|Strategies for Reasoning through Signs Strategies for Reasoning through Cause|
|Strategies for Reasoning through Testimony Strategies for Reasoning through Narrative|
|Avoiding Errors in Reasoning Reasoning in Public Speaking|
|Arrangement of the Speech|
|Organizing the Speech: The Body Why is Organization Important?|
|Selecting the Main Ideas Arranging the Main Ideas|
|Selecting and Arranging Supporting Materials|
|Organizing the Speech: Introductions|
|Conclusions, and Transitions Introductions|
|Beginning the Speech Conclusions: Ending the Speech T|
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