Public Speaking Guidebook

ISBN-10: 0205563929

ISBN-13: 9780205563920

Edition: 2008

Authors: Suzanne Osborn, Michael Osborn, Randall Osborn

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Designed to help readers become successful speakers in the classroom and the workplace,thePublic Speaking Guidebookpresents the essentials of public speaking through a step-by-step, hands-on approach.nbsp;An adaptation ofPublic Speaking7e, theGuidebookfollows the same format as its predecessor and retains a strong emphasis on ethics and a healthy respect for diversity. Centered on three core objectivespreparing the reader for life beyond the classroom, respecting the diversity of the audience and sensitizing the reader to the ethical impact of their own wordsthePublic Speaking Guidebookprovides practical advice and an understanding of why such advice works.
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List price: $131.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/14/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.156
Language: English

Foundations of Public Speaking
The Practical Arts of Speaking and Listening
The Benefits of Public Speaking
Speaking in the Workplace The Benefits of Effective Communication
Public Speaking as Expanded Conversation
Understanding the Dynamic Public Speaking Process
Developing Effective Listening Skills
Speaker's Notes 1.1 Improving Your Listening Skills
Developing Critical Listening Skills
Speaker's Notes 1.2 Guidelines for Critical Listening
Evaluating Speeches
Speaker's Notes 1.3 Guidelines for Oral Critiques
The Ethics of Public Speaking
Ethics Alert! Avoiding Plagiarism
Experiment with the Strategies in This Chapter
Managing Your Fear of Speaking
Understanding Communication Anxiety
Why Public Speaking Can Be Frightening
Managing Communication Anxiety
Speaker's Notes 2.1 Techniques for Handling Communication Anxiety
Speaker's Notes 2.2 Practicing Positive Thinking
Speaker's Notes 2.3 Helpful Hints for Handling Communication Anxiety
Experiment with the Strategies in This Chapter
Your First Speech: An Overview of Speech Preparation
Finding and Focusing Your Topic
Developing Your Ideas
Speaker's Notes 3.1 Developing Your Message
Structuring Your Speech
Speaker's Notes 3.2 Structuring Your Speech
Outlining Your Speech
Practicing Your Presentation
Manage the Impressions You Make
Ethics Alert! The Ethics of Ethos
Introducing Yourself or a Classmate
Speaker's Notes 3.3 Self-Awareness Inventory
Experiment with the Strategies in This Chapter
Sample Self-Introductory Speech
"Three Photographs," by Ashley Smith
Preparation for Public Speaking
Adapting to Your Audience and Situation
Understanding Audience Demographics
Speaker's Notes 4.1 Demographic Factors to Consider When Planning Your Speech
Understanding Audience Dynamics
Gathering Audience Information
Meeting the Challenges of Audience Diversity
Ethics Alert! The Ethics of Audience Adaptation
Adjusting to the Communication Situation
Speaker's Notes 4.2 Analyzing the Speaking Situation
Experiment with the Strategies in This Chapter
Finding Your Topic
What Is a Good Topic?
Speaker's Notes 5.1 Making Time Your Ally
Discovering Your Topic
Exploring Your Topic
Selecting Your Topic
Ethics Alert! The Ethics of Topic Selection
Refining Your Topic
Speaking in the WorkplaceMaking Meaningful Presentations
Presenting a Topic Briefing
Speaker's Notes 5.2 Developing a Topic Briefing
Experiment with the Strategies in This Chapter
Sample Topic Briefing
"Fast Food Nation," by Hannah Johnston
Researching Your Topic
Acquiring Responsible Knowledge
Drawing on Personal Knowledge and Experience
Speaker's Notes 6.1 Checklist for Acquiring Responsible Knowledge
Doing Library Research
Conducting Internet Research
Speaker's Notes 6.2 Questions to Ask About Internet Materials
Evaluating Research Materials
Interviewing for Information
Developing a Research Strategy
Take Notes on Your Research
Experiment with the Strategies in This Chapter
Supporting Your Ideas
Facts and Statistics
Speaker's Notes 7.1 Using Facts and Statistics
Ethics Alert! Ethical Use of Supporting Material
Speaker's Notes 7.2 Using Testimony
Speaker's Notes 7.2 Using Testimony
Techniques for Using Supporting Materials
Evaluating Supporting Materials
Selecting Supporting Materials
Experiment with the Strategies in This Chapter
Structuring Your Speech
Principles for Organizing a Speech
Structuring the Body of Your Speech
Speaker's Notes 8.1 Designing a Simple, Balanced, and Orderly Speech
Using Transitions
Introducing Your Message
Speaker's Notes 8.2 Opening Your Speech
Developing an Effective Conclusion
Speaker's Notes 8.3 Ending Your Speech
Experiment with the Strategies in This Chapter
Outlining Your Speech
Developing a Working Outline
Speaker's Notes 9.1 Checklist for Developing a Working Outline
Preparing a Formal Outline
Speaker's Notes 9.2 Checklist for Developing a Formal Outline
Developing a Key-Word Outline
Experiment with the Strategies in This Chapter
MLA and APA Citation Styles
Developing Presentation Skills
Using Presentation Aids
The Pros and Cons of Presentation Aids
Types of Presentation Aids
Presentation Media
Speaking in the WorkplaceUsing PowerPoint Effectively
Preparing Presentation Aids
Speaker's Notes 10.1 Checklist for Preparing Presentation Aids
Using Presentation Aids
Speaker's Notes 10.2 Using Presentation Aids
Ethics Alert! The Ethical use of Presentation Aids
Experiment with the Strategies in This Chapter
Preparing Basic PowerPoint Materials
Using Language Effectively
Why Language is So Important
The Power of the Spoken Word
Oral Language Style
Speaker's Notes Differences between Oral Written Communication Styles
The Six C's of Effective Language Use
Ethics Alert! The Ethical Use of Powerful Language
Speaker's Notes 11.2 The Six C's of Effective Language Use
Magnifying the Power of Language
Experiment with the Strategies in This Chapter
Presenting Your Speech
Aim for an Integrated Presentation
Developing Your Voice
Speaker's Notes 12.1 Using a Microphone
Ethics Alert! The Ethics of Presentation Skills
Improving Your Body Language
Methods of Presentation
Speaker's Notes 12.2 Using the PREP Formula for Impromptu Speaking
Speaker's Notes 12.3 Making Video Presentations
Practicing Your Presentation
Speaker's Notes 12.4 Practicing your Presentation
Experiment with the Strategies in This Chapter
Types of Public Speaking
Informative Speaking
The Challenge of Informative Speaking
The Functions of Informative Speaking
Ethics Alert! The Ethics of Informative Speaking
Types of Informative Speeches
Speaking in the Workplace Informative Briefings in the Workplace
Helping Listeners Learn
Speaker's Notes 13.1 Helping Listeners Learn
Speaker's Notes 13.2 Communication Information across Cultures
Designing an Informative Speech
Experiment with the Strategies in This Chapter
Sample Informative Speech
"What Friends Are All About," by Marie D'Aniello
Understanding Persuasion and Reasoning
The Importance of Persuasion
The Ethical Imperative of Persuasion
Ethics Alert! Guidelines for Ethical Persuasion
Understanding the Process of Persuasion
Providing Evidence
Speaker's Notes 14.1 Using Evidence
Using Appeals to Motivate Listeners
Speaker's Notes 14.2 Using Persuasive Appeals
Developing Sound Reasoning
Avoiding Defective Persuasion
Experimenting with the Strategies in This Chapter
Developing Persuasive Speeches
How Persuasive Speaking Differs from Informative Speaking
Meeting the Challenge of Persuasive Speaking
Speaker's Notes 15.1 Removing Barriers to Commitment
Speaker's Notes 15.2 Moving Your Audience to Action
The Work of Persuasive Speeches
Designing a Persuasive Speech
Experiment with the Strategies in This Chapter
Sample Persuasive Speech
"We Don't Have to Live in Slums," by Anna Aley
Ceremonial Speaking
The Importance of Ceremonial Speaking
Techniques for Ceremonial Speaking
Speaker's Notes 16.1 Promoting Identification
Speaker's Notes 16.2 Developing Magnification
Types of Ceremonial Speeches
Speaker's Notes 16.3 Making an Acceptance Speech
Speaking in the WorkplaceMaking an Introduction
Using the Narrative Design
Experiment with the Strategies in This Chapter
Sample Ceremonial Speeches
"Eulogy for Jesse Owens," by Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr
"The Meaning of the Olympic Games," by Jesse Owens
Appendix: Sample Speeches
Self-Introductory Speeches
"My Three Cultures" by Sandra Baltz
"Lady with a Gun" by Beth Tidmore
Informative Speeches
"The 'Monument' at Wounded Knee" by Cecile Larson
"Fast Foods" by Hannah Johnston
Persuasive Speeches
"School of the Americas" by Amanda Miller
"The Special Olympic Experience" by Beth Tidmore
Ceremonial Speeches
"A Man for the New Age: A Tribute to Tiger Woods" by Leslie Eason
"Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy for Us" by Tommie Albright
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