A Concise Public Speaking Handbook, 5th edition
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A Concise Public Speaking Handbook emphasizes the importance of considering your audience at every point in the speech-making process. Easy-to-reference, the text balances theory -- on diverse audiences, ethics, and communication apprehension -- and practice opportunities to help you enhance your public speaking skills.
Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2018
Table of contents
PART I: INTRODUCTION
1. Speaking in Public
2. Improving Your Confidence
3. Presenting Your First Speech
4. Ethics and Free Speech
PART II: ANALYZING AN AUDIENCE
6. Analyzing Your Audience
7. Adapting to Your Audience as You Speak
PART III: PREPARING A SPEECH
8. Developing Your Speech
9. Gathering Supporting Material
10. Supporting Your Speech
PART IV: CRAFTING A SPEECH
11. Organizing Your Speech
12. Outlining and Revising Your Speech
13. Developing an Introduction
14. Developing a Conclusion
15. Using Words Well
PART V: DELIVERING A SPEECH
16. Methods of Delivery
17. Nonverbal Communication
18. Verbal Communication
19. Delivering Your Speech
20. Selecting Presentation Aids
21. Preparing and Using Presentation Aids
PART VI: TYPES OF SPEECHES
22. Informative Speaking
23. Understanding Principles of Persuasive Speaking
24. Using Persuasive Strategies
25. Speaking on Special Occasions
26. Speaking in Small Groups
Appendix: Mediated Public Speaking
Introduction: Mediated Public Speaking
A.1. Mediated Communication: An Introduction
A.2. Types of Online Presentations
A.4. Preparing for Your Online Presentation
A.5. Rehearsing Your Online Presentation
A.6. Delivering or Recording Your Online Presentation
A.7. Online Etiquette: Digital Citizenship
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