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Public Speaking: Prepare, Present, Participate (Myspeechlab)

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Some of the book's highlighted features include:
  • Preparing to Participate boxes appear throughout the book, reinforcing the reader's content knowledge of the chapter and then asking them to apply and extend the content to their own experiences.
  • Critical Interaction boxes in each chapter provide readers with opportunities to actively engage in critical thinking exercises that enhance their understanding of key concepts.
  • Media Interaction boxes appear several times in each chapter and asks the reader to critically reflect on the messages they've consumed in the media and how these messages apply to the books concepts. These opportunities allow the readers to engage in critical thinking as well as enhance their information literacy skills.
  • Learning Objectives  display the knowledge and skills readers will obtain as they read through each chapter.
  • Comic Strips with discussion prompts help the reader make additional connections between the book's concepts and public speaking applications.
  • Key Terms are listed at the end of the chapters for review purposes, and Additional Engagement Opportunities further enhance reader's critical thinking.
  • Opening Quotations set the mood for the concepts to be covered in each chapter, while Chapter Summaries provide the highpoints of key concepts covered in each chapter.
  • Sample Speech Outlines appear in the appendix and are fully integrated with examples throughout the book.

Synopsis:

This package contains the following components:

-0131945580: Public Speaking: Prepare, Present, Participate

-0205673090: MySpeechLab with Pearson eText

Synopsis:

Public Speaking: Prepare, Present, Participate’s  provides a "reader-friendly" style and length that is easy to comprehend. Special Themes within the book include an emphasis on media literacy, critical thinking and additional skills on becoming an effective communicator. 

 

This new entry into the public speaking market covers traditional topics of public speaking that include:  audience analysis, research, organizing and outlining, speech presentation, and types of speeches.  Highlights within the book include using analytical skills to become effective producers and consumers of information and communication competence, in addition to using knowledge, skill, motivation, and judgment abilities to increase effective communication skils that demonstrate ethical communication and consideration for multiple perspectives on a controversial issues.

 

This new book is based on a comprehensive, award-winning introductory public speaking course that was developed by the authors at Illinois State University for the 2008 NCA Program of Excellence. 

Table of Contents

 

                       UNIT I. Laying the Foundation–IMMERSION

CHAPTER 1  Introduction to Communication

Benefits of Communication

Communication Process

Models of Communication

Themes for the Text

 

CHAPTER 2  Communication Confidence  

Natural Nervousness

Communication Apprehension Defined

Causes of Communication Apprehension

Effects of Communication Apprehension

Managing Communication Apprehension

 

CHAPTER 3  Ethical Communication

Ethics and Ethical Communication

Ethical Standards

Ethical Credo

Becoming Ethical Producers of Information

Avoid Plagiarism

Becoming Ethical Consumers of Information

Ethical Norms

 

CHAPTER 4  Listening and Critical Thinking

Importance of Listening

Process of Listening

Barriers to Listening

Types of Listening

Critical Listening and Critical Thinking

Improving Your Listening

Evaluating Messages Using Critical Listening

 

UNIT II. MESSAGE CLARITY

CHAPTER 5  Choosing Topics

Selecting a Topic

General Purpose

Specific Purpose

Thesis Statements

 

CHAPTER 6  Analyzing your Audience

Considering Your Audience

Identifying and Understanding Your Audience

Gathering Information

Adapting Your Message

 

CHAPTER 7   Integrating Supporting Material

Information Literacy

Developing a Research Strategy

Types of Supporting Material

Evaluating Supporting Materials

Incorporating and Documenting Supporting Materials

 

CHAPTER 8     Organizing Ideas

Importance of Organizing Your Ideas Clearly

Organizing Ideas Strategically

Incorporating Transitional Devices

 

CHAPTER 9    Outlining the Presentation    

Developing a Preparation Outline

Developing a Speaking Outline

 

CHAPTER 10    Beginning and Ending the Presentation

Importance of Introductions and Conclusions

Ending the Presentation

 

CHAPTER 11     Using Appropriate Language

Importance of Language

Oral Style and Written Style

Choosing Language

  

CHAPTER 12     Designing Presentation Aids           

Benefits of Visual Literacy

Types of Presentation Aids

Display Technologies

Design Considerations

Integrating the Presentation Aid into the Speech

 

CHAPTER 13      Delivering the Presentation 

Importance of Delivery

Methods of Delivery

Verbal Delivery

Nonverbal Delivery

 

UNIT III. CONSTRUCTING PERSUASIVE MESSAGES

CHAPTER 14       Understanding Persuasive Principles          

Why Should I Study Persuasion?

Persuasive Public Speaking

Advocating Factual Claims

Advocating Value Claims

Advocating Policy Claims

  

CHAPTER 15     Building Arguments

Argument Model

Persuading Through Logos

Persuading Through Ethos

Persuading Through Pathos

Developing Emotional Appeals

Critically Evaluating Arguments for Fallacies

 

CHAPTER 16    Using Communication in the 21st Century

Communicating in a Democracy

Use Communication for the Common Good

Consuming Messages

 

 

APPENDIX A: SPEECH OUTLINES

OUTLINE FOR INFORMATIVE SPEECH: Tornadoes

OUTLINE FOR INFORMATIVE SPEECH: Roman Coliseum

OUTLINE FOR INFORMATIVE SPEECH: Delta Blues: Where the Soul of ManNever Dies

 

ONLINE APPENDIX B: Basic PowerPoint Tips

Choosing a Template, Adding Text & Photos

Using Drawing Tools to Create Diagrams

Creating Charts and Graphs

Product Details

ISBN:
9780131945586
Author:
Simonds, Cheri J.
Publisher:
Pearson
Author:
Hunt, Stephen K.
Author:
Simonds, Cheri
Author:
Simonds, Brent
Author:
Simonds, Brent K.
Author:
Hunt, Stephen
Author:
Rattenborg, Allison N.
Subject:
Theater - General
Subject:
Public Speaking
Subject:
Reference-Speech and Debate
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
MySpeechLab Series
Publication Date:
August 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
360
Dimensions:
9.9 x 8 x 0.5 in 635 gr

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"Synopsis" by , This package contains the following components:

-0131945580: Public Speaking: Prepare, Present, Participate

-0205673090: MySpeechLab with Pearson eText

"Synopsis" by ,

Public Speaking: Prepare, Present, Participate’s  provides a "reader-friendly" style and length that is easy to comprehend. Special Themes within the book include an emphasis on media literacy, critical thinking and additional skills on becoming an effective communicator. 

 

This new entry into the public speaking market covers traditional topics of public speaking that include:  audience analysis, research, organizing and outlining, speech presentation, and types of speeches.  Highlights within the book include using analytical skills to become effective producers and consumers of information and communication competence, in addition to using knowledge, skill, motivation, and judgment abilities to increase effective communication skils that demonstrate ethical communication and consideration for multiple perspectives on a controversial issues.

 

This new book is based on a comprehensive, award-winning introductory public speaking course that was developed by the authors at Illinois State University for the 2008 NCA Program of Excellence. 

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