Public Speaking for College and Career

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-06-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
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Table of Contents

Part One: Foundations of Effective Communication

Chapter 1. Introduction to Public Speaking

Chapter 2. Controlling Nervousness

Chapter 3. Listening

Part Two: Developing a Focus

Chapter 4. Reaching the Audience

Chapter 5. Selecting Topic, Purpose, and Central Idea

Part Three: Preparing Content

Chapter 6. Finding Information

Chapter 7. Using Information Wisely and Ethically

Chapter 8. Supporting Your Ideas

Chapter 9. Visual Aids

Part Four: Organizing the Speech

Chapter 10. The Body of the Speech

Chapter 11. Introductions and Conclusions

Chapter 12. Outlining the Speech

Part Five: Presenting the Speech

Chapter 13. Wording the Speech

Chapter 14. Delivering the Speech

Part Six: Types of Public Speaking

Chapter 15. Speaking to Inform

Chapter 16. Speaking to Persuade

Chapter 17. Persuasive Strategies

Chapter 18. Special Types of Speeches

Chapter 19. Speaking in Groups

Appendix: Sample Speeches




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