Public Speaking With Infotrac

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-04-10
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Groundbreaking and critically acclaimed from the first edition, PUBLIC SPEAKING: CONCEPTS AND SKILLS FOR A DIVERSE SOCIETY, Fourth Edition continues to train students to be effective speakers and listeners in the context of our multicultural society. Jaffe explores the intertwining nature of diversity and public speaking-with expanded coverage of basic public speaking skills, rhetorical foundations and technology. Topics covered include technology, making an electronic culture, the canons of rhetoric diverse listening styles, civility and speechmaking, the culture of narrative and non-traditional speech organization patterns such as the wave and the exemplum. With a keen sense of what students need to excel, Jaffe infuses each chapter with the concepts, skills, theories, applications, and critical thinking proficiencies essential for success in today's diverse world.

Table of Contents

1. Public Speaking and Culture
2. Giving Your First Speech: Developing Confidence
3. Ethics and Diversity
4. Effective Listening
5. Audience Analysis
6. Selecting Your Topic and Purpose
7. Researching Your Speech in an Electronic Culture
8. Choosing Supporting Materials
9. Organizing and Outlining Your Ideas
10. Beginning and Ending Your Speech
11. Putting It All Together: Outlining Your Speech
12. Visual Aids: From Chalkboard to Computer
13. Choosing Effective Language
14. Delivering Your Speech
15. Telling Narratives
16. Informative Speaking
17. Persuasive Speaking
18. Persuasive Reasoning Methods
Appendix A: Speaking to Small Groups
Appendix B: Speaking on Special Occasions

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