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An introduction to public speaking that’s smart, compelling, fun, and affordable, Speak Up offers great writing and examples, strong coverage of course topics, practical guidelines for creating effective presentations, and hundreds of custom-drawn illustrations that bring speech concepts to life. This new edition adapts Speak Up to the emerging world of virtual meetings, vlogs, digital platforms, and e-learning with new coverage throughout that helps students develop and deliver presentations online. Speak Up takes advantage of the media by integrating speech video and assessment right into the book, modeling techniques and helping students apply their knowledge to their own speeches. Access is automatic and includes more than 200 video clips, the largest library available. Even better, students get all of this at less than half the price of competing texts. See what's in the LaunchPad
Douglas M. Fraleigh is a professor and chair of the Department of Communication at California State University, Fresno and he serves on the faculty of the university's Smittcamp Family Honors College. He has taught public speaking courses throughout his career and also coached intercollegiate speech and debate at CSU Fresno, UC Berkeley, Cornell, and CSU Sacramento. His research interests include freedom of speech, argumentation, and legal communication.
Joseph S. Tuman is a professor and chair of the Department of Communication Studies at San Francisco State University, where he has received the Jacobus tenBroek Society Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Tuman has taught at the University of California at Berkeley, the New School, and University of Paris II, and has published widely in the field of communication studies. He appears regularly on television news programs as a political commentator.
Table of Contents
The Basics of Public Speaking1. Introducing Public Speaking2. Developing Your First Speech3. Speech Ethics4. Listening SkillsPreparation Fundamentals5. Audience Analysis6. Selecting Your Topic7. Researching Your Speech8. Using Supporting Materials for Your SpeechOrganizing and Outlining9. Organizing Your Speech10. Introductions and Conclusions11. Outlining Your SpeechLanguage and Delivery12. Language and Style13. Delivering Your Speech14. Using Presentation AidsTypes of Public Speaking15. Mediated Public Speaking16. Informative Speaking17. Persuasive Speaking18. Methods of Persuasion19. Special-Occasion Speaking20. Group CommunicationAppendix: Additional Sample Speeches