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Whether a novice or an experienced speaker, every student will learn how to be a better public speaker through Lucas' clear explanations and thorough coverage. 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 six million students and instructors. The Lucas Learning Tools Suite offers even more tools and study options to fit the active lifestyles and diverse learning/teaching styles of today's students and instructors.


Art of Public Speaking, Ninth Edition with Student CD's 5.0

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

Student CD-ROMs 5.0, Audio Abridgement CD Set, Powerweb, & Topic Finder [With CDROM]
Lucas, Stephen E.
Lucas Stephen
McGraw Hill
Lucas, Stephen
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Langua
Public Speaking
lucas, the art of public speaking, literature, english, language arts, speech, grade 11, grade 12
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Publication Date:
November 2005
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
9.88x7.90x1.27 in. 3.07 lbs.

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