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Mastering public speaking : the handbook

Author: George L Grice; John F Skinner
Publisher: Boston : Pearson Education, ©2008.
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All Authors / Contributors: George L Grice; John F Skinner
ISBN: 0205547613 9780205547616
OCLC Number: 163594167
Description: xxii, 410 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 An Introduction to Public Speaking1.1 Why Study Public Speaking?1.2 Definitions of Communication1.3 Levels of Communication1.4 Elements of Communication1.5 The Public Speaker as Critical Thinker Chapter 2 The Ethics of Public Speaking2.1 Definition of Ethics2.2 Principles of Ethics2.3 Ethical Speaking2.4 Ethical Listening2.5 Fair Use Guidelines2.6 Plagiarism Chapter 3 Speaking Confidently3.1 Recognize That Speaker Nervousness Is Normal3.2 Control Speaker Nervousness3.3 Learn How to Build Speaker Confidence3.4 Prepare Your First Speech Chapter 4 Responding to Speeches4.1 The Importance of Listening4.2 Listening versus Hearing4.3 The Process of Listening4.4 Obstacles to Effective Listening4.5 Promoting Better Listening4.6 Critiquing Speeches4.7 Acting on Criticism Chapter 5 Analyzing Your Audience5.1 Recognize the Value of Audience Diversity5.2 Analyze Your Audience before the Speech5.3 Analyze Your Audience during the Speech5.4 Analyze Your Audience after the Speech Chapter 6 Selecting Your Speech Topic6.1 Generate Ideas6.2 Select Your Topic6.3 Focus Your Topic6.4 Determine Your General Purpose6.5 Formulate Your Specific Purpose6.6 Word Your Thesis Statement6.7 Develop Your Speech Title Chapter 7 Researching Your Topic7.1 Assess Your Personal Knowledge7.2 Develop Your Research Plan7.3 Collect Your Information7.4 Record Your Information7.5 Conclude Your Search Chapter 8 Supporting Your Speech8.1 Purposes of Supporting Materials8.2 Types of Supporting Materials8.3 Tests of Evidence8.4 Evaluating Electronic Information8.5 Citing Your Sources Chapter 9 Organizing the Body of Your Speech9.1 Formulate an Organizing Question9.2 Divide the Speech into Key Ideas9.3 Develop the Key Ideas9.4 Connect the Key Ideas Chapter 10 Introducing and Concluding Your Speech10.1 Organize the Introduction of the Speech10.2 Organize the Conclusion of the Speech Chapter 11 Outlining Your Speech11.1 Functions of Outlining11.2 Principles of Outlining11.3 Stages of Outlining Chapter 12 Wording Your Speech12.1 Functions of Language12.2 Principles of Effective Language Use Chapter 13 Delivering Your Speech13.1 Principles of Nonverbal Communication13.2 Methods of Delivery13.3 Qualities of Effective Delivery13.4 Elements of Vocal Delivery13.5 Elements of Physical Delivery Chapter 14 Using Presentational Aids14.1 The Importance of Using Presentational Aids14.2 Types of Presentational Aids14.3 Projection of Visual Aids14.4 Designing Visual Aids14.5 Strategies for Using Presentational Aids Chapter 15 Speaking to Inform15.1 Characteristics of a Speech to Inform15.2 Informative Speech Topics15.3 Guidelines for Speaking to Inform15.4 Annotated Sample Speech: The Amish: Seeking to Lose the Self Chapter 16 The Strategy of Persuasion16.1 The Importance of Persuasion16.2 A Definition of Persuasion16.3 Types of Influence16.4 Types of Persuasive Speeches16.5 Persuasive Speaking Strategies Chapter 17 The Structure of Persuasion17.1 Making and Refuting Arguments17.2 Types of Argument17.3 Fallacies of Argument17.4 Selecting Propositions for Persuasive Speeches17.5 Monroe's Motivated Sequence17.6 Annotated Sample Speech: Sustainable Giving Chapter 18 Speaking on Special Occasions18.1 The Speech of Introduction18.2 The Speech of Presentation18.3 The Acceptance Speech18.4 The Speech of Tribute18.5 The Speech to Entertain18.6 The Impromptu Speech18.7 The Question-Answer Period Appendix A: Developing and Delivering Team PresentationsPreparing a Team PresentationBrainstorm about the TopicDo Some Exploratory ResearchDiscuss and Divide the Topic into Areas of ResponsibilityResearch Your Specific Topic AreaDraft an Outline of Your Content AreaDiscuss How All the Information InterrelatesFinalize Presentation ProceduresPlan the Introduction and Conclusion of the PresentationPrepare and Practice Your SpeechRehearse and Revise the PresentationDelivering a Team Presentation Appendix B: Sample SpeechesRenaissance Fairs: The New Vaudeville, Melissa JanoskeSteganography: Hidden Messages, Tiffanie K. PetrinA Sign of the Times, Jared J. JohnsonHow Old Is He Anyway? Aging the Whitetail Buck, Darla GoodrichPersuasive Speech, Gene FoxSpeech of Tribute to Charles M. Schulz, Edwin C. Anderson, Jr.I Have a Dream, Martin Luther King, Jr. GlossaryEndnotesName IndexSubject Index
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