Contemporary Public Speaking

Contemporary Public Speaking

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Contemporary Public Speaking includes all the traditional fundamentals as well as the hottest issues in public speaking today. Featuring a conversational style and an extensive photo and illustration program, this comprehensive coverage provides students with the tools they need to analyze and apply public speaking principles. Examples, exercises, and boxed features offer insights into major themes such as speaking across cultures, developing creativity, improving critical thinking, overcoming speech anxiety, focusing on ethics, and learning from real-world speaking situations. Students will also explore how to speak on the job and in small groups, develop persuasive strategies, and use audio/visual aids from flip charts to multimedia presentations and will learn basic ways to become more effective speakers and listeners. A Collegiate Press book CONSULTING EDITORS: JoAnn Edwards, University of Mississippi Jon A. Hess, University of Missouri, Columbia Cynthia Irizarry, Stetson University Shannon McCraw, Southeastern Oklahoma State University Timothy P. Meyer, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay Louis J. Rosso, Winthrop UniversityqPlanning your speech involves three steps: identifying your speech topic, defining your purpose, and refining your ... speech (98) motivational or entertainment speech (98) persuasive speech (98) specific purpose (101) speech topic (94)anbsp;...

Title:Contemporary Public Speaking
Author:Courtland L. Bovée
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2003-01-01


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