9780495567479

The Speaker'S Handbook

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495567479

  • ISBN10:

    0495567477

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 12/29/2008
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

THE SPEAKER'S HANDBOOK is an excellent textbook for students in a public speaking course, as well as a practical reference for the independent speaker. Its thorough coverage addresses public speaking fundamentals such as planning, listening, and presentation aids, yet each topic can stand alone, giving readers a convenient reference even when they can't read the entire text. Forward-thinking new coauthor David Bodary joins Jo Sprague and Doug Stuart in this ninth edition of THE SPEAKER'S HANDBOOK to engage students in active learning beyond the classroom.

Table of Contents

Preface
Foundation
Understanding Speaking
Listening
Speaking Ethics
Overcoming Fear of Speaking
Preparation
Planning
Topic Selection and Analysis
Audience Analysis
Research
Organization
Transforming Ideas into Speech Points
Organizing Points
Outlining
Connectives
Introductions
Conclusions
Development
Supporting Material
Reasoning
Language and Style
Attention and Interest
Credibility
Motivational Appeals
Informative Strategies
Persuasive Strategies
Presentation
Modes of Delivery
Practice Sessions
Vocal Delivery
Physical Delivery
Presentation Aids
Adapting to the Speech Situation
Answering Questions
Contexts
Analyzing Speech Contexts
Educational Context
Workplace Context
Social and Ceremonial Context
Civic and Political Context
Leadership Across Contexts
Sample Speeches
Speeches by Student Speakers
Speeches by Public Figures
Additional Resources
Guide to Common Pronunciation and Usage Errors
Glossary of Key Terms
Notes
Index List of Figures and Tables
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