DK Guide to Public Speaking

DK Guide to Public Speaking, 3rd edition

  • Lisa A. Ford-Brown, 
  • DK Dorling Kindersley

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Overview

DK Guide to Public Speaking offers an easy-to-navigate, visually engaging guide to becoming an effective public speaker. Author Lisa Ford-Brown presents the practical instruction you need within a compelling design that facilitates an intuitive learning experience.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780137495511

Subject: Communication

Category: Public Speaking

Table of contents

I. Brief Table of Contents

TAB 1: STARTING

1. Overview of Public Speaking
2. Getting to Know Your Audience and Situation
3. Selecting Your Topic and Purpose

TAB 2: RESEARCHING

4. Locating Support Materials
5. Selecting and Testing Support Materials

TAB 3: CREATING

6. Outlining Your Speech
7. Organizing the Speech Body
8. Introducing and Concluding Your Speech

TAB 4: PRESENTING

9. Using Language Successfully
10. Delivering Your Speech
11. Using Presentation Aids

TAB 5: LISTENING AND EVALUATING

12. Listening
13. Evaluating Speeches

TAB 6: SPEAKING TO INFORM

14. The Informative Speech

TAB 7: SPEAKING TO PERSUADE

15. Tools for Persuading
16. The Persuasive Speech

TAB 8: SPEAKING ON SPECIAL OCCASIONS

17. Speeches for Special Events

TAB 9: SPEAKING IN PROFESSIONAL AND GROUP SETTINGS

18. On-the-Job Speaking
19. Speaking in Small Groups

Appendix: Mediated Public Speaking

II. Detailed Table of Contents

TAB 1: STARTING

1. Overview of Public Speaking

1.1 Using the skills
1.2 The process of communicating
1.3 Be a successful public speaker
1.4 Overcome a fear of public speaking
1.5 Be an ethical public speaker
1.6 The creative process for public speaking
Chapter 1 Review

2. Getting to Know Your Audience and Situation

2.1 Why you need to know your audience and situation
2.2 What you need to know about your audience
2.3 Traits to investigate
2.4 What you need to know about the situation
2.5 Analyze the audience and situation
2.6 Adapt to your audience and situation
Chapter 2 Review

3. Selecting Your Topic and Purpose

3.1 Select a topic
3.2 Narrow your topic
3.3 Create a central idea
3.4 Construct a working outline
Chapter 3 Review
Practical Pointers for Tab 1

TAB 2: RESEARCHING

4. Locating Support Materials

4.1 Locating support materials
4.2 The Internet
4.3 The library
4.4 On the Internet and in libraries
4.5 Interviews
4.6 Surveys
4.7 Researching effectively
Chapter 4 Review

5. Selecting and Testing Support Materials

5.1 Types of support materials
5.2 Determine types of sources to use
5.3 Evaluate support materials
5.4 Use materials effectively
5.5 Cite sources orally
Chapter 5 Review
Practical Pointers for Tab 2

TAB 3: CREATING

6. Outlining Your Speech

6.1 Parts of an outline
6.2 Create an effective outline
6.3 Types of outlines
6.4 Link your speech parts
6.5 Cite sources in your outline
6.6 Create a source page
Chapter 6 Review

7. Organizing the Speech Body

7.1 Organizational strategies
7.2 Make a speech out of a strategy
Chapter 7 Review

8. Introducing and Concluding Your Speech

8.1 What an introduction should do
8.2 Attention-getters
8.3 Organizing an introduction
8.4 What a conclusion should do
8.5 "WOW" statements
8.6 Organizing a conclusion
Chapter 8 Review
Practical Pointers for Tab 3

TAB 4: PRESENTING

9. Using Language Successfully
9.1 What makes language important
9.2 Using language effectively
9.3 Boosting your distinctiveness
Chapter 9 Review

10. Delivering Your Speech

10.1 Elements of vocal delivery
10.2 Elements of physical delivery
10.3 Methods of delivery
10.4 Preparing for an extemporaneous speech
10.5 Mediated presentations
Chapter 10 Review

11. Using Presentation Aids

11.1 Types of presentation aids
11.2 Determine what aids you need
11.3 Methods for displaying aids
11.4 Crafting an effective aid
11.5 Using presentation software
11.6 Using aids successfully
Chapter 11 Review
Practical Pointers for Tab 4

TAB 5: LISTENING AND EVALUATING

12. Listening

12.1 Why listening is important
12.2 The process of listening
12.3 Types of listening
12.4 What can prevent listening
12.5 Helping your audience listen
12.6 How you can listen more effectively
Chapter 12 Review

13. Evaluating Speeches

13.1 Why evaluation is important
13.2 Evaluating speeches
13.3 Who evaluates your speech
Chapter 13 Review
Practical Pointers for Tab 5

TAB 6: SPEAKING TO INFORM

14. The Informative Speech

14.1 Informative speaking
14.2 The creative process for informative speaking
14.3 Choose an informative topic
14.4 Research the informative speech
14.5 Outline and organize an informative speech
14.6 Prepare to present your speech
14.7 Evaluate an informative speech
Chapter 14 Review
Practical Pointers for Tab 6

TAB 7: SPEAKING TO PERSUADE

15. Tools for Persuading

15.1 Persuasive speaking
15.2 What a persuasive speech should do
15.3 Traditional appeals
15.4 Modern appeals
15.5 Parts of an argument
15.6 Types of arguments
Chapter 15 Review

16. The Persuasive Speech

16.1 The creative process for persuasive speaking
16.2 Choose a persuasive topic
16.3 Research the persuasive speech
16.4 Outline and organize a persuasive speech
16.5 Prepare to present your speech
16.6 Evaluate a persuasive speech
Chapter 16 Review
Practical Pointers for Tab 7

TAB 8: SPEAKING ON SPECIAL OCCASIONS

17. Speeches for Special Events

17.1 Special occasion speech purposes
17.2 The creative process for special occasion speaking
17.3 Writing a special occasion speech
17.4 Types of special occasion speeches
Chapter 17 Review
Practical Pointers for Tab 8

TAB 9: SPEAKING IN PROFESSIONAL AND GROUP SETTINGS

18. On-the-Job Speaking

18.1 Communicating in an interview
18.2 Creating a business presentation
18.3 Communicating in a meeting
18.4 Communicating in a review
Chapter 18 Review

19. Speaking in Small Groups

19.1 What makes a small group
19.2 Roles in a small group
19.3 How groups make decisions or solve problems
19.4 How groups present findings
Chapter 19 Review
Practical Pointers for Tab 9

Appendix: Mediated Public Speaking
Introduction: Mediated Public Speaking
A.1 Mediated Communication: An Introduction
A.2 Types of Online Presentations
A.3 Advantages and Disadvantages of Online Presentations
A.4 Audience
A.5 Preparing for Your Online Presentation
A.6 Practicing Your Online Presentation
A.7 Delivering or Recording Your Online Presentation
A.8 Online Etiquette: Digital Citizenship

Appendix Review

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