Pocket Guide to Public Speaking

ISBN-10: 0130415448
ISBN-13: 9780130415448
Edition: 2002
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Description: For courses with a Public Speaking or Oral Communication component or Introductory Public Speaking. This brief book gives students immediate help in preparing and delivering all kinds of oral presentations. It covers the five elements of the speech  More...

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Book details

List price: $36.60
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/22/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 108
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

For courses with a Public Speaking or Oral Communication component or Introductory Public Speaking. This brief book gives students immediate help in preparing and delivering all kinds of oral presentations. It covers the five elements of the speech processresearch, organization, text, graphics, and deliveryand includes guidelines, supporting examples, and practical exercises to reinforce the skills being learned.

Preface
Overview of Public Speaking
SLMR ("slimmer") Speech Model
Speaker
Listener
Message
Response
Speech Types: Based on Delivery Method
Verbatim
Memorized
Extemporaneous
Impromptu
Speech Types: Based on Purpose
Informative Speeches
Persuasive Speeches
Occasional Speeches
Five Elements in the Speech Process
Research
Organization
Text
Graphics
Delivery
Chapter Summary
Exercises
Research
Finding Information about the Audience
Understanding the Audience Problem
Sorting by Technical Level
Sorting by Decision-Making Level
Gauging the Audience
Finding Information about the Topic
Choosing a Topic
Using Online Catalogs
Using the Library
Conducting Interviews
Using Borrowed Information
Avoiding Plagiarism
Tracking Borrowed Material
Chapter Summary
Exercises
Organization
Background on the ABC Format
Guidelines for the ABC Format
Abstract Section
Body Section
Conclusion Section
Outlines
Reasons for Outlines
Guidelines for Outlines
Chapter Summary
Exercises
Text
Definition
Background on Definition
Guidelines for Definition
Description
Background on Description
Guidelines for Description
Classification/Division
Background on Classification/Division
Guidelines for Classification/Division
Guidelines for Division
Comparison/Contrast
Background on Comparison/Contrast
Guidelines for Comparison/Contrast
Argument
Background on Argument
Guidelines for Argument
Chapter Summary
Exercises
Graphics
General Guidelines for Speech Graphics
Preparing Graphics
Using Graphics
Specific Guidelines for Eight Graphics
Tables
Pie Charts
Bar Charts
Line Charts
Schedule Charts
Flowcharts
Organization Charts
Technical Drawings
Misuse of Graphics
Description of the Graphics Problem
Examples of Distorted Graphics
Special Issues Related to PowerPoint
Chapter Summary
Exercises
Delivery
Final Preparations
Options for Notes
Options for Practice
Giving the Speech
Guidelines for Delivery
Guidelines for the Question-and-Answer Period
Dealing with Nervousness
Reasons for Speaking Anxiety
Zen and the Art of Reducing Anxiety
Chapter Summary
Exercises
Sample Speech
Index

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