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The Art of Public Speaking (Art of Publich Speaking)

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By far the leading speech textbook of our time, The Art of Public Speaking has defined the art of being the best for more than 10 million students and instructors. Whether a novice or an experienced speaker, every student will learn how to be a better public speaker through Lucas' clear explanations of classical and contemporary theory and thorough coverage of practical applications.

The new edition offers a revolutionary digital experience--McGraw-Hill Connect Lucas and Connect Lucas Plus. The Connect Lucas products allow students and instructors to access all course materials including a complete media and research library, study aids and speech preparation and assessment tools from a single place, connectlucas.com. With Connect Lucas, students use the traditional printed text. Specially marked icons in the text guide students to the media-rich, interactive features available at connectlucas.com. Connect Lucas Plus allows students and instructors to access the fully-integrated, media-rich textbook from connectlucas.com. As students read the book online, linked icons guide them to embedded media-rich, interactive features.

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Synopsis:

By far the leading speech textbook of our time, The Art of Public Speaking has defined the art of being the best for more than 10 million students and instructors. Whether a novice or an experienced speaker, every student will learn how to be a better public speaker through Lucas' clear explanations of classical and contemporary theory and thorough coverage of practical applications. The new edition offers an innovative new digital experience--Connect Lucas. Bridging the printed page with the spoken word, this revolutionary Web site will allow students and instructors to access a complete media and research library, study and speech preparation tools, and a completely integrated media-rich textbook in a dynamic online environment (www.connectlucas.com)

About the Author

Stephen E. Lucas is Professor of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin where he has coordinated the introductory public speaking course for almost 25 years. He has received numerous teaching awards, including the Chancellors Award for Excellence in Teaching and is the author of several books, including "Portents of Rebellion" which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. Professor Lucas lives in Madison, Wisconsin with his wife and two sons.

Table of Contents

Part One: Speaking and Listening

Chapter 1: Speaking in Public

Chapter 2: Ethics and Public Speaking

Chapter 3: Listening

Appendix: Giving Your First Speech

Part Two: Speech Preparation: Getting Started

Chapter 4: Selecting a Topic and Purpose

Chapter 5: Analyzing the Audience

Chapter 6: Gathering Materials

Chapter 7: Supporting Your Ideas

Part Three: Speech Preparation: OrganizingandOutlining

Chapter 8: Organizing the Body of the Speech

Chapter 9: Beginning and Ending the Speech

Chapter 10: Outlining the Speech

Part Four: Presenting the Speech

Chapter 11: Using Language

Chapter 12: Delivery

Chapter 13: Visual Aids

Appendix: Using PowerPoint

Part Five: Varieties of Public Speaking

Chapter 14: Speaking to Inform

Chapter 15: Speaking to Persuade

Chapter 16: Methods of Persuasion

Chapter 17: Speaking on Special Occasions

Chapter 18: Speaking in Small Groups

Appendix: Speeches for Analysis and Discussion

Product Details

ISBN:
9780073385150
Author:
Lucas, Stephen E
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Author:
Lucas, Stephen
Author:
Lucas Stephen
Author:
Lucas, Stephen E.
Subject:
Public Speaking
Subject:
Communication
Copyright:
Series:
Art of Publich Speaking
Publication Date:
20081031
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
10.000 x 8.000 in

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"Synopsis" by , By far the leading speech textbook of our time, The Art of Public Speaking has defined the art of being the best for more than 10 million students and instructors. Whether a novice or an experienced speaker, every student will learn how to be a better public speaker through Lucas' clear explanations of classical and contemporary theory and thorough coverage of practical applications. The new edition offers an innovative new digital experience--Connect Lucas. Bridging the printed page with the spoken word, this revolutionary Web site will allow students and instructors to access a complete media and research library, study and speech preparation tools, and a completely integrated media-rich textbook in a dynamic online environment (www.connectlucas.com)
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