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Public Speaking Handbook, 6th edition

  • Steven A. Beebe
  • Susan J. Beebe

Published by Pearson (January 28th 2018) - Copyright © 2019

6th edition

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Overview

For courses in Public Speaking
 
An audience-centered approach to public speaking in a student-friendly reference format
Revel™ Public Speaking Handbook emphasizes the importance of analyzing and considering the audience at every point in the speech-making process. Using a student-friendly reference format that facilitates quick access to key information, authors Steven and Susan Beebe present a balance of theory and practice to guide students on how to enhance their public speaking skills. By focusing student attention on the dynamics of diverse audiences, ethics, and communication apprehension, Revel Public Speaking Handbook bridges the gap between the classroom and the real world. The 6th Edition has been updated to include contemporary examples, the latest research, and engaging new speeches.

Revel is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience — for less than the cost of a traditional textbook.

NOTE: Revel is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone Revel access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.

Table of contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION
1. Introduction to Public Speaking
2. Speaking with Confidence
3. Presenting Your First Speech
4. Speaking Freely and Ethically
 
PART II: ANALYZING AN AUDIENCE
5. Listening to Speeches
6. Analyzing Your Audience
 
PART III: PREPARING A SPEECH
7. Developing Your Speech
8. Gathering and Using Supporting Material
 
PART IV: CRAFTING A SPEECH
9. Organizing and Outlining(Your Speech
10. Introducing Your Speech
11. Concluding Your Speech
12. Using Words Well: Speaker Language and Style
 
PART V: DELIVERING A SPEECH
13. Delivering Your Speech
14. Using Presentation Aids
 
PART VI: TYPES OF SPEECHES
15. Speaking to Inform
16. Understanding Principles of Persuasive Speaking
17. Using Persuasive Strategies
18. Speaking for Special Occasions and Purposes
 
PART VII: APPENDICES(
A. Speaking in Small Groups
B. Speeches for Analysis and Discussion

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