Public Speaking 2 Edition and Student CD-ROM : Text with free Student Speeches CD
Edition: 2nd 2002
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List price: $69.55
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Contents Note: Each chapter concludes with a Summary, Questions for Review and Reflection, and Endnotes. I. Preliminaries: Introducing Public Speaking 1. Public Speaking and the Communication Process Communication Skills in the Twenty-First Century Public Speaking as Audience-Centered Communication Ethics and the Speech Preparation Process Preparing Yourself to Speak Putting Principles into Practice in a First Speaking Assignment Sample Speech: "A Tribute to Don McLean" 2. Managing Communication Apprehension What Is Communication Apprehension? Factors Contributing to Communication Apprehension Misconceptions About Communication Apprehension Strategies for Managing Communication Apprehension 3. Listening Effectively The Importance of Effective Listening Understanding Barriers to Good Listening Guidelines for Improving Listening Helping the Audience Want to Listen Sample Speech: "The Healthy Choice" II. Prepare: Knowing the Audience and Yourself 4. Analyzing Your Audience Understanding Diverse Audiences Identifying Universal Listener Needs 5. Adapting to Diverse Audiences Situational Factors in Audience Adaptation Identifying Shared Audience Values Gathering Information for Audience Adaptation Ongoing Strategies for Audience Adaptation Speaking Ethically and Effectively Sample Speech: "Signing the Welfare Reform Act" 6. Enhancing Your Credibility and Selecting Your Topic Understanding Ethos Creating Your Own Ethos Finding a Suitable Topic Narrowing the Topic Ethical Considerations in Selecting a Topic Sample Speech: "America Is Stronger When All of Us Take Care of All of Us" 7. Speaking with a Purpose General Purposes Crafting a Specific Purpose Testing Specific Purposes Devising a Thesis Statement From Topic to Purpose to Thesis: Reviewing the Process Agreement and Conflict in Speakers' and Listeners' Purposes III. Produce: Developing the Speech 8. Discovering Relevant Material Through Research Searching for Material The Creative Enterprise of Building a Speech Investigating in the Library Investigating on the Computer Investigating Through Interviews Quoting and Citing Sources 9. Supporting Your Ideas with Evidence Making Ideas Believable and Understandable Supporting Ideas with Evidence Testing Evidence Making Evidence Compelling Sample Speech: "Smokeless Cigarettes" 10. Organizing and Outlining Your Speech Determining When an Idea Is a Good One How Patterns of Organization Connect Ideas Transitions and Transitional Devices Outlining Your Speech Introducing Your Speech Concluding Your Speech Sample Speech: "Losing Weight, Looking Great?" IV. Present: Presenting the Speech 11. Delivering the Speech Effectively Principles of Good Delivery Speaking Extemporaneously Alternative Styles of Delivery Responding to Audience Questions "Sounding Good" Versus "Being Sound" 12. Using Language Effectively Using Style to Promote Understanding Using Language Clearly Making Language Interesting to Listeners Using Language Appropriate to the Situation Style and the Audience's Response Sample Speech: "Corporate Welfare" 13. Using Presentational Aids in Public Speaking Functions of Presentational Aids Guidelines for Preparing and Using Presentational Aids Presentational Aid Options Presentational Aids in the Computer Age Practicing with Presentational Aids V. Particulars: Types of Speaking 14. Speaking to Inform Functions of Informative Speeches Types of Informative Speeches Organizing the Informative Speech How Audiences Learn from Informative Speeches Sample Speech: "The Mouse That Heard" 15. The Persuasive Process What Is Persuasion? Persuasive Issues Persuasive Purposes Organizational Strategies in Persuasion Appealing to Audience Emotions Ethical Considerations in Emotional Appeals Sample Speech: "The Case for Olestra" 16. Arguing Persuasively Constructing an Argument Inductive and Deductive Reasoning Fallacies in Reasoning Recognizing and Avoiding the Use of Fallacies Rationalization and Reasoning Sample Speech: "The Drug War: Violent, Corrupt, and Unsuccessful" 17. Speaking on Special Occasions The Functions of Ceremonial Speeches The Speech of Introduction The Acceptance Speech The Speech of Inspiration The After-Dinner Speech 18. Communicating in the Workplace Communicating in Groups Group Presentations Proposal Presentations Sales Presentations Sample Speech: "Employee Communication Plan for a Merger Announcement" Appendix: Speeches for Review and Analysis "Milk: Does It Do a Body Good?" Meredith Mira "Enabling the Nondisabled," Holly Carolyn Baxter "Confessions of a Recovering Bigot," Neal Malicky "Science as a Candle of Hope," David D. Ho, M.D. "Sharing in the American Dream," Colin Powell "Dedication of the Roosevelt Memorial," Bill Clinton "Tribute to the Challenger Astronauts," Ronald Reagan Spotlight On...