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Invitation to Public Speaking

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ISBN-10: 1439035865

ISBN-13: 9781439035863

Edition: 2011 (Handbook (Instructor's))

Authors: Cindy L. Griffin

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List price: $149.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/1/2010
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 592
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

Cindy L. Griffin is a professor of communication studies at Colorado State University. She received her PhD from Indiana University and has taught public speaking; civility; gender and communication; communication, language, and thought; contemporary theories of rhetoric; history of rhetorical theories; feminist theories of discourse; identity, voice, and agency; and graduate seminars in women's studies. A proponent of civic engagement and civility in people's communication and their lives, her research interests include developing the theory of invitational rhetoric, advancing theories that help communication scholars and students understand our complex identities, and exploring the…    

The Basics
Why Speak in Public?
Entering the Public Dialogue: Your First Speech
Coping with Speaking Anxiety
Effective Listening
Building Skills & Confidence
Topic And Audience
Your Speech Topic and Purpose
Your Audience and Speaking Environment
Gathering Supporting Materials
Research Materials Online and at the Library
Conduct Research Interviews
Organizing Your Speech
Outlining Your Speech
Introductions and Conclusions
Developing and Supporting Your Ideas
Introduction to Reasoning
Audience-Centered Language
Language and Style
Delivery And Visual Aids
Methods of Delivery
Verbal and Nonverbal Components of Delivery
Visual Aids: Purposes and Contents
Visual Aids: Types and Formats
Types Of Speaking.
Informative Speaking
Invitational Speaking
Persuasive Speaking
Persuasion and Reasoning
Beyond The Classroom
Speaking on Special Occasions
Speaking in Small Groups
Recording Your Research Sources