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Art of Public Speaking

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ISBN-10: 0073406732

ISBN-13: 9780073406732

Edition: 11th 2012

Authors: Stephen Lucas

List price: $121.99
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The Art of Public Speaking 11econtinues to define the art of being the best by helping today’s students become capable, responsible speakers and thinkers. With a strong focus on the practical skills of public speaking and grounded in classical and contemporary theories of rhetoric,The Art of Public Speakingoffers full coverage of all major aspects of speech preparation and presentation. Utilizing the full suite of resources, students learn to internalize the principles of public speaking, build confidence through speech practice, and prepare for success in the classroom and beyond. With the new Enhanced Speech Capture in Connect Lucas, instructors now have the ability to evaluate live…    
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Book details

List price: $121.99
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 11/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

ABOUT THE AUTHORStephen E. Lucas is Professor of Communication Arts and Evjue-Bascom Professor in the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he has taught since 1972. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and his master's and doctorate degrees from Penn State University.Professor Lucas has been recognized for his work as both a scholar and a teacher. His first book, Portents of Rebellion: Rhetoric and Revolution in Philadelphia, 1765-1776, received the Golden Anniversary Award of the National Communication Association in 1977 and was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. His major articles include "The Schism in Rhetorical…    

Speaking in Public
Ethics and Public Speaking
Listening
Giving Your First Speech
Selecting a Topic and a Purpose
Analyzing the Audience
Gathering Materials
Supporting your Ideas
Organizing the Body of the Speech
Beginning and Ending the Speech
Outlining the Speech
Using Language
Delivery
Using Visual Aids
Speaking to Inform
Speaking to Persuade
Methods of Persuasion
Speaking on Special Occasions
Speaking in Small Groups
Appendix: Speeches for Analysis and Discussion