9780199989867

SPEAK How to talk to classmates and others: A primer to oral presentations

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  • ISBN13:

    9780199989867

  • ISBN10:

    0199989869

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 2/6/2014
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

Designed with the busy college student in mind, SPEAK provides students with the essentials to deliver a successful oral presentation. It contains easy-to-read brief lessons that highlight key points and principles, eye-catching visuals, quips, and quotes drawn from a variety of sources. This compact resource's intuitive organization and page layout allow students to absorb each skill quickly, logically, and memorably.

Author Biography


William M. Doll is a professional speechwriter who heads Bill Doll & Company, a communication and research firm in Cleveland. He is also a Presidential Fellow with SAGES, the undergraduate seminar program at Case Western Reserve University.

Table of Contents


Before Approaching the Podium
I. The Three Rules of Public Speaking
Rule #1: Keep It Simple.
Rule #2: Repetition is Good.
Rule #3: Be Prepared!
II. Writing the Talk
Types of Talks
What's the Takeaway?
Your Audience
Writing the Talk
Signposts
Avoiding Plagiarism
How do you document sources?
III. Presenting the Talk
Practice, practice, practice.
Use your Voice
What about Stage Fright?
What about Visual Aids?
Final Reminders
Words and Phrases to Avoid (Or Use Sparingly)
A Rubric for Evaluating a Talk
Works Cited/Some Useful Resources
Acknowledgments

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