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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.

Learn more and visit connectlucas.com.

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.

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 and 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 fully integrated media-rich textbook in a dynamic online environment (connectlucas.com).

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 a Purpose

Chapter 5: Analyzing the Audience

Chapter 6: Gathering Materials

Chapter 7: Supporting Your Ideas

Part Three: Speech Preparation: Organizing and Outlining

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:
9780077306298
Author:
Lucas, Stephen E
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Langua
Author:
Lucas, Stephen E.
Author:
Lucas Stephen
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Subject:
Public Speaking
Subject:
Reference-Speech and Debate
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
November 2008
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
9.80x7.80x.60 in. 1.85 lbs.

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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.
"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 and 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 fully integrated media-rich textbook in a dynamic online environment (connectlucas.com).
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