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Principles of public speaking / Kathleen M. German ... [et al.]

By: German, Kathleen M
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston, 2012 : Pearson/Prentice Hall, c2013Edition: 18th edDescription: xxix, 272 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cmISBN: 9780205211845 (pbk.); 0205211844 (pbk.)Subject(s): Public speakingDDC classification: 070.1 LOC classification: PN4121 | .E36 2013PN4121 | .E36 2013
Contents:
Public speaking in an electronic world -- Speech and higher education -- Getting started -- Critical listening -- Public speaking and cultural challenges -- Planning and preparing your speech -- Understanding your audience -- Finding and using supporting materials -- Organizing and outlining your speech -- Beginning and ending your speech -- Presenting your speech -- Wording your speech -- Delivering your speech -- Using visual media -- Types of public speaking -- Speeches to inform -- Speeches to persuade -- Argumentation and critical thinking -- Speaking in community settings
Summary: Principles of Public Speaking emphasizes responsibility, orality, Internet technology, and critical thinking as it encourages students to see public speaking as a way to build community in today's diverse world. Within a framework that emphasizes speaker responsibility, critical thinking, listening, and cultural awareness, this classic text uses examples from college, workplace, politics, and social communication to make the study of public speaking relevant, contemporary, and exciting for students. This brief but comprehensive text also offers students the latest in using technology in speechmaking, featuring unique and exciting ways to blend communication and new media
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Public speaking in an electronic world -- Speech and higher education -- Getting started -- Critical listening -- Public speaking and cultural challenges -- Planning and preparing your speech -- Understanding your audience -- Finding and using supporting materials -- Organizing and outlining your speech -- Beginning and ending your speech -- Presenting your speech -- Wording your speech -- Delivering your speech -- Using visual media -- Types of public speaking -- Speeches to inform -- Speeches to persuade -- Argumentation and critical thinking -- Speaking in community settings

Principles of Public Speaking emphasizes responsibility, orality, Internet technology, and critical thinking as it encourages students to see public speaking as a way to build community in today's diverse world. Within a framework that emphasizes speaker responsibility, critical thinking, listening, and cultural awareness, this classic text uses examples from college, workplace, politics, and social communication to make the study of public speaking relevant, contemporary, and exciting for students. This brief but comprehensive text also offers students the latest in using technology in speechmaking, featuring unique and exciting ways to blend communication and new media

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