Speak Up An Illustrated Guide to Public Speaking

ISBN-10: 0312445806

ISBN-13: 9780312445805

Edition: 2009

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"Speak Up "is a new, brief, and fully illustrated public speaking text that is traditionally organized, affordable, and definitely fun. It combines thorough coverage of classical and contemporary communication theory, practical nuts-and-bolts guidance, and 600+ custom-drawn illustrations that bring speech basics "to life," And if that's not enough, "Speak Up "is priced at about 40% less than traditional introductory texts. Instructors and student reviewers have been raving about it, and your students will love it!
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List price: $55.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 7/30/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.562
Language: English

Joseph S. Tuman (J.D., University of California, Berkeley; B.A., political science, University of California, Berkeley) is Professor of Political and Legal Communications at San Francisco State University, where he regularly teaches upper-division courses in rhetoric and terrorism, political and legal communication, argumentation & advocacy, and technology and human communication. A past recipient of the Jacobus tenBroek Society Award for Teaching Excellence, Professor Tuman has also taught at the University of California, St. Mary's College, the New School for Social esearch, and Paris II, the top law school in France. He is the author of Political Communication in American Campaigns(SAGE, �2008) and the co-author of numerous books, including Freedom of Speech in the Marketplace of Ideas and of The Bedford/St. Martin's Guide to Public Speaking; he has also been the journal editor of Contemporary Argumentation & Debate: The Journal of the Cross Examination Debate Association. His work has been featured in news publications such as the New York Times, Los Angeles Times and the San Francisco Chronicle, and he has served as a network analyst for news programs on ABC, NBC, CNN and CNN International, FOX and the BBC. He currently appears as a regular political commentator for CBS in the western United States.

The Basics of Public Speaking
Introducing Public Speaking
What Is Public Speaking?
Why Study Public Speaking?
Public Speaking: A Great Tradition
Public Speaking: A Dynamic Discipline
Developing Your First Speech
Why Prepare?
The Classical Approach to Speech Preparation
Preparing and Delivering Your First Speech
Overcoming Speech Anxiety
Speech Ethics
Legal Speech, Ethical Speech
Communicating Truthfully
Acknowledging the Work of Others
Using Sound Reasoning
Being an Ethical Listener
Listening Skills
Why Listen?
The Listening Process
The Culprits behind Poor Listening
Becoming a Better Listener
Maximizing Your Audience's Listening
Listening and the Speech Critique
Preparation Fundamentals
Audience Analysis
Understanding Situational Characteristics
Incorporating Demographics
Seeking Common Ground
Identifying Prior Exposure
Identifying Audience Disposition
Gathering Information about Your Audience
Situational Audience Analysis
Selecting Your Topic
Developing a Set of Potential Topics
Selecting the Best Topic
Refining Your Topic
Drafting Your Specific Purpose Statement
Drafting Your Thesis Statement
Researching Your Speech
Why Research?
Creating a Research Plan
Evaluating a Source's Credibility
Conducting Library Research
Using the Internet
Interview Research
Presenting Evidence in Your Speeches
Using Supporting Materials for Your Speech
Why Use Supporting Materials?
Types of Supporting Materials
Guidelines for Using Supporting Materials
Organizing and Outlining
Organizing Your Speech
Selecting Your Main Points
Organizing Your Supporting Materials
Arranging Your Main Points
Using Organizing Words and Sentences
Introductions and Conclusions
Introducing Your Speech
Concluding Your Speech
Outlining Your Speech
Creating Your Working Outline
A Sample Detailed Outline
Creating Your Speaking Outline
A Sample Speaking Outline
Language and Delivery
Language and Style
The Importance of Language and Word Choice
Differences between Oral and Written Language
Denotative and Connotative Meaning
Presenting Your Message Clearly
Expressing Your Ideas Effectively
Choosing Respectful and Unbiased Language
Delivering Your Speech
Selecting the Right Mode of Delivery
Using Verbal Delivery Skills
Using Nonverbal Delivery Skills
Using Audiovisual Aids
Why Use Audiovisual Aids?
Types of Audiovisual Aids
Audience Analysis and Audiovisual Aids
Guidelines for Preparing Audiovisual Aids
Using Audiovisual Aids during Your Speech
Types of Public Speaking
Informative Speaking
Techniques for Informing
Types of Informative Speeches
Developing Your Informative Speech
Clarifying and Simplifying Your Message
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