Public Speaking

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-05-28
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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The first book to combine the proven traditions of public speaking instruction with an extensive integrated technology package, PUBLIC SPEAKING: THE EVOLVING ART provides you with the tools you need to navigate the challenges of creating and delivering speeches in today's media-driven society. Throughout the text, you'll follow along as four peer mentors, real people who have successfully completed the public speaking course, bring concepts and strategies to life with seamlessly-integrated video segments that highlight strategies for successful public speaking in today's digital society. From beginning to end, PUBLIC SPEAKING: THE EVOLVING ART uniquely addresses the way we live right now, with a friendly, fun style that draws on diverse examples from popular culture and current events to bring you to the cutting edge of the ever-changing environment of public speaking.

Table of Contents

Getting Started
Public Speaking: the Big Picture
Managing Speech Anxiety
Ethical Speaking and Listening
Developing and Researching Your Speech
Developing Your Purpose and Topic
Analyzing Your Audience
Researching Your Speech
Supporting Your Ideas
Organizing and Outlining Your Speech
Presenting Yourself and Your Ideas
Using Language Effectively
Integrating Presentational Media
Delivering Your Speech
Speaking Contexts
Speeches to Inform
Speeches to Persuade
Understanding Argument in Persuasion
Media Appearances and Special Occasions
Group Presentations
Speeches and Outlines for Analysis
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