Public Speaking Handbook, 6th edition
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Public Speaking Handbook emphasizes the importance of analyzing and considering the audience at every point in the speech-making process. Using an accessible reference format that facilitates quick access to key information, authors Steven and Susan Beebe present a balance of theory and practice to guide you on how to enhance your public speaking skills. By focusing on the dynamics of diverse audiences, ethics and communication apprehension, the text bridges the gap between the classroom and the real world.
The 6th Edition has been thoroughly updated to include contemporary examples and references to the latest research conclusions. Highlights include a revised discussion of the technological age of public speaking and updated coverage of free speech in the 21st century.
Published by Pearson (July 9th 2021) - Copyright © 2019
Category: Public Speaking
1. Introduction to Public Speaking
2. Speaking with Confidence
3. Presenting Your First Speech
4. Speaking Freely and Ethically
5. Listening to Speeches
6. Analyzing Your Audience
7. Developing Your Speech
8. Gathering and Using Supporting Material
9. Organizing and Outlining Your Speech
10. Introducing Your Speech
11. Concluding Your Speech
12. Using Words Well. Speaker Language and Style
13. Delivering Your Speech
14. Using Presentation Aids
15. Speaking to Inform
16. Understanding Principles of Persuasive Speaking
17. Using Persuasive Strategies
18. Speaking for Special Occasions and Purposes
Appendix A. Speaking in Small Groups
Appendix B. Mediated Public Speaking
Appendix C. Speeches for Analysis and Discussion
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