Public Speaking for College and Career with SpeechMate CD-ROM 3.0

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-03-18
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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With its wealth of student and work-oriented examples, this trusted text offers a practical, accessible, and non-intimidating approach to public speaking. The new edition includes many fresh examples and sample speeches, as well as "A Brief Guide to Using PowerPoint" and current information on Internet research.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Foundations of Effective Communication

Chapter 1. Introduction to Public Speaking

Chapter 2. Controlling Nervousness

Chapter 3. Listening

Part 2: Developing a Focus

Chapter 4. Reaching the Audience

Chapter 5. Selecting Topic, Purpose, and Central Idea

Part 3: Preparing Content

Chapter 6. Finding Information

Chapter 7. Using Information Wisely and Ethically

Chapter 8. Supporting Your Ideas

Chapter 9. Visual Aids

Part 4: Organizing the Speech

Chapter 10. The Body of the Speech

Chapter 11. Introductions and Conclusions

Chapter 12. Outlining the Speech

Part 5: Presenting the Speech

Chapter 13. Wording the Speech

Chapter 14. Delivering the Speech

Part 6: 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


End Notes


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