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Presenting Ideas Introduction to Public Speaking

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ISBN-10: 0131945580

ISBN-13: 9780131945586

Edition: 2010

Authors: Cheri J. Simonds, Brent K. Simonds, Stephen K. Hunt, Allison N. Rattenborg

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Public Speaking: Prepare, Present, Participatersquo;s provides a "reader-friendly" style and length that is easy to comprehend. Special Themes within the book include an emphasis on media literacy, critical thinking and additional skills on becoming an effective communicator. This new entry into the public speaking market covers traditional topics of public speaking that include: audience analysis, research, organizing and outlining, speech presentation, and types of speeches. Highlights within the book include using analytical skills to become effective producers and consumers of information and communication competence, in addition to using knowledge, skill, motivation, and judgment…    
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List price: $120.40
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/31/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Laying The Foundation-Prepare
Introduction to Communication
Benefits of Communication
Personal Benefits
Professional Benefits
Media Interaction 1.1: Communication Media Source
Social Benefits
Media Interaction 1.2: Communication Skills
Preparing to Participate 1.1: The Benefits of Studying Communication
The Communication Process
Critical Interaction 1.1: Frame of Reference
Preparing to Participate 1.2: Understanding the Communication Process
Models of Communication
Action Model
Interaction Model
Transaction Model
Preparing to Participate 1.3: Modeling Communication
Critical Interaction 1.2: What Is Communication?
Themes for the Text
Communication Competence
Communication Confidence
Ethical Communication
Critical Thinking
Citizens in a Democracy
Preparing to Participate 1.4: Putting It All Together
Key Terms
Additional Engagement Opportunities
Communication Confidence
Natural Nervousness
Communication Apprehension Defined
Preparing to Participate 2.1: Nervousness and Communication Apprehension
Media Interaction 2.1: Measuring Your Communication Apprehension
Causes of Communication Apprehension
Learned Apprehension
Skills Deficit
Preparing to Participate 2.2: Causes of Communication Apprehension
Effects of Communication Apprehension
Internal Effects
External Effects
Preparing to Participate 2.3: Effects of Communication Apprehension
Managing Communication Apprehension
Systematic Desensitization
Congnitive Restructuring
Critical Interaction 2.1: Worst Case Scenario
Skills Training
Preparing to Participate 2.4: Managing Communication Apprehension
Key Terms
Additional Engagement Opportunities
Ethical Communication
Ethics and Ethical Communication
Preparing to Participate 3.1: Defining Ethical Communication
Ethical Standards
A Political Perspective
A Dialogical Perspective
A Human Perspective
A Situational Perspective
Critical Interaction 3.1: Ethical Dilemmas
Preparing to Participate 3.2: Four Ethical Standards
Media Interaction 3.1: Ethical Codes in Journalism
Ethical Credo
Preparing to Participate 3.3: Understanding Ethical Credos
Becoming Ethical Producers of Information
Add to the Body of Knowledge
Be Credible and Reliable
Avoid Plagiarism
Media Interaction 3.2: Avoiding Plagiarism
Critical Interaction 3.2: Plagiarism Check
Preparing to Participate 3.4: Becoming an Ethical Producer of Information
Document Your Resources
Persuade Ethically
Becoming Ethical Consumers of Information
Ethical Norms
Key Terms
Additional Engagement Opportunities
Importance of Listening
Preparing to Participate 4.1: The Importance of Listening
Process of Listening
Media Interaction 4.1: Interpreting a Message
Preparing to Participate 4.2: The Listening Process
Barriers to Listening
Physical Distractions
Mental Distractions
Factual Distractions
Semantic Distractions
Preparing to Participate 4.3: Listening Barriers
Critical Interaction 4.1: Overcoming Listening Barriers
Types of Listening
Discriminative Listening
Comprehensive Listening
Appreciative Listening
Empathetic Listening
Critical Listening
Preparing to Participate 4.4: Listening Types
Critical Listening and Critical Thinking
Preparing to Participate 4.5: Critical Listening and Critical Thinking
Critical Interaction 4.2: Critical Thinking Self-Assessment (CTSA)
Improving Your Listening
Preparing to Participate 4.6: Improving Listening
Evaluating Messages Using Critical Listening
Preparing to Participate 4.7: Using Critical
Listening to Evaluate Speeches
Key Terms
Additional Engagement Opportunities
Message Clarity-Present
Choosing Topics
Selecting a Topic
Generating Ideas
Narrowing the Topic
Media Interaction 5.1: Concept Maps
Preparing to Participate 5.1: Selecting a Topic
General Purpose
Speeches to Inform
Speeches to Persuade
Preparing to Participate 5.2: General and Specific Purposes
Speeches to Entertain
Speeches to Commemorate
Specific Purpose
Moving from the General to the Specific Purpose
Guidelines for the Specific-Purpose Statement
Critical Interaction 5.1: Specific Purpose-Effective of Ineffective?
Preparing to Participate 5.3: Guidelines for a Specific-Purpose Statement
Thesis Statements
Moving from the Specific Purpose to the Thesis Statement
Guidelines for Writing a Thesis Statement
Critical Interaction 5.2: Thesis Statements-Effective or Ineffective?
Preparing to Participate 5.4: Thesis Statements
Key Terms
Additional Engagement Opportunities
Analyzing Your Audience
Considering Your Audience
Media Interaction 6.1: Coding Commercials
Preparing to Participate 6.1: Considering Your Audience
Identifying and Understanding Your Audience
Analyzing Audience Characteristics
Preparing to Participate 6.2: Audience Demographics
Analyzing the Situation
Preparing to Participate 6.3: The Speaking Situation
Critical Interaction 6.1: Audience Analysis
Gathering Information
Informal Methods
Formal Methods
Preparing to Participate 6.4: Gathering Information
Adapting Your Message
Media Interaction 6.2: Analyzing Political Rhetoric
Media Interaction 6.3: Making Audience Connections
Key Terms
Additional Engagement Opportunities
Integrating Support Material
Information Literacy
Preparing to Participate 7.1: Information Literacy
Developing a Research Strategy
Create Research Questions
Critical Interaction 7.1: Developing a Research Strategy
Generate a List of Synonyms
Search Information Sources
Preparing to Participate 7.2: Research Strategies
Types of Supporting Materials
Media Interaction 7.1: Learn about Statistics
Preparing to Participate 7.3: Types of Supporting Material
Evaluating Supporting Materials
Media Interaction 7.2: Evaluating Websites
Preparing to Participate 7.4: Evaluating Supporting Materials
Incorporating and Documenting Supporting Materials
Preparing to Participate 7.5: Oral Citations
Key Terms
Additional Engagement Opportunities
Organizing Ideas
Importance of Organizing Your Ideas Clearly
Preparing to Participate 8.1: Organize Ideas
Organizing Ideas Strategically
Chronological Order
Spatial Order
Topical Order
Causal Order
Preparing to Participate 8.2: Choose an Organizational Pattern
Critical Interaction 8.1: Organizational Patterns
Incorporating Transitional Devices
Internal Previews
Internal Summaries
Critical Interaction 8.2: Transitions
Media Interaction 8.1: Analyzing Organization in Sample Speeches
Preparing to Participate 8.3: Transitional Devices
Key Terms
Additional Engagement Opportunities
Outlining the Presentation
Preparing to Participate 9.1: Importance of Outlining
Developing A Preparation Outline
Label the Introduction, Body, and Conclusion as Separate Elements
Use a Consistent Pattern of Symbols
Media Interaction 9.1: Outlining Tips
Include Transitions
Integrate Supporting Material
Provide a List of References
Use Complete Sentences
Media Interaction 9.2: Style Wizard
Preparing to Participate 9.2: Preparation Outline
Sample Preparation Outline with Commentary
Developing a Speaking Outline
Critical Interaction 9.1: Outline Formats
Preparing to Participate 9.3: Speaking Outline
Sample Speaking Outline with Commentary
Critical Interaction 9.2: Speaking Outlines
Key Terms
Additional Engagement Opportunities
Beginning and Ending the Presentation
Importance of Introductions and Conclusions
Preparing to Participate 10.1: Importance of Introductions and Conclusions
Beginning the Presentation
Capturing Attention
Media Interaction 10.1: Quotations
Establishing the Relevance of Your Topic to Your Audience
Establishing Speaker Credibility
Previewing the Presentation
Preparing to Participate 10.2: Goals of an Introduction
Recommendations for Integrating Elements of the Introduction
Ending the Presentation
Providing a Summary
Providing a Memorable Close
Preparing to Participate 10.3: Goals of a Conclusions
Critical Interaction 10.1: Matching Outline
Key Terms
Additional Engagement Opportunities
Using Appropriate Language
The Importance of Language
Critical Interaction 11.1: Name Change
Preparing to Participate 11.1: Principles of Language
Oral Style and Written Style
Preparing to Participate 11.2: Differences Between Oral Style and Written Style
Choosing Language
Critical Interaction 11.2: Active/Passive Voice
Media Interaction 11.1: Speech Analysis
Media Interaction 11.2: Sample Speech Analysis-Language
Critical Interaction 11.3: Inclusive Language
Preparing to Participate 11.3: Effective Word Choice
Key Terms
Additional Engagement Opportunities
Designing Presentation Aids
Benefits of Visual Literacy
Critical Interaction 12.1: A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words
Preparing to Participate 12.1: Visual Literacy
Types of Presentation Aids
Written Language
Data Graphics
Media Interaction 12.1: Red and Blue States
Preparing to Participate 12.2: Types of Presentation Aids
Display Technologies
Preparing to Participate 12.3: Display Technologies
Design Considerations
Critical Interaction 12.2: Analyzing Figures
Preparing to Participate 12.4: Design Considerations
Integrating the Presentation Aid into the Speech
Preparing to Participate 12.5: Integrating the Presentation Aid
Media Interaction 12.2: Using Presentation Aids
Key Terms
Additional Engagement Opportunities
Delivering the Presentation
Importance of Delivery
Methods of Delivery
Preparing to Participate 13.1: Importance of Delivery
Preparing to Participate 13.2: Methods of Delivery
Verbal Delivery
Vocal Variety
Preparing to Participate 13.3: Verbal Delivery
Nonverbal Delivery
Critical Interaction 13.1: What Did You Say?
Eye Contact
Media Interaction 13.1: Analyzing Delivery in a Sample Speech
Preparing to Participate 13.4: Nonverbal Delivery
Critical Interaction 13.2: Sarah Palin at RNC 2008
Key Terms
Additional Engagement Opportunities
Constructing Persuasive Messages-Participate
Understanding Persuasive Principles
Why Should I Study Persuasion?
Media Interaction 14.1: Deadly Persuasion
Preparing to Participate 14.1: Persuasive Public Speaking
Persuasive Public Speaking
Analyzing the Audience
Developing Persuasive Claims
Advocating Factual Claims
Burdens of Proof
Organizing Speeches on Claims of Fact
Advocating Value Claims
Burdens of Proof
Preparing to Participate 14.2: Fact, Value, and Policy
Organizing Speeches on Claims of Value
Advocating Policy Claims
Burdens of Proofs
Organizing Speeches on Claims of Policy
Preparing to Participate 14.3: Organizational Patterns
Critical Interaction 14.1: Thinking Critically About Fact, Value, and Policy Claims
Key Terms
Additional Engagement Opportunities
Building Arguments
Argument Model
Evidence Credibility Statements
Preparing to Participate 15.1: Defining Argument
Persuading Through Logos
Inductive Reasoning
Deductive Reasoning
Causal Reasoning
Analogical Reasoning
Persuading Through Ethos
Factors of Speaker Credibility
Types of Speaker Credibility
Persuading Through Pathos
Developing Emotional Appeals
Applying Ethics to Emotional Appeals
Preparing to Participate 15.2: Persuasive Appeals
Critically Evaluating Arguments for Fallacies
Ad Hominem
Slippery Slope
False Dilemma
Appeal to Authority
Critical Interaction 15.1: Thinking Critically about Advertisements
Red Herring
Media Interaction 15.1: Speptic's Dictionary: Fallacies
Preparing to Participate 15.3: Fallacies of Reasoning
Key Terms
Additional Engagement Opportunities
Using Communication in the 21st Century
Communicating in a Democracy
Preparing to Participate 16.1: Citizenship
Use Communication for the Common Good
Media Interaction 16.1: Political Engagement
Critical Interaction 16.1: Promoting Political Engagement through Public Speaking/Communication
Preparing to Participate 16.2: Common Good
Consuming Messages
Critical Interaction 16.2: Common, Community, and Communication
Preparing to Participate 16.3: Consuming Messages
Key Terms
Additional Engagement Opportunities
Outline For Informative Speech: Tornadoes
Outline For Informative Speech: Roman Coliseum
Outline For Informative Speech: Delta Blues: Where the Soul of Man Never Dies