Dk Guide To Public Speaking

by Dk Dorling Kindersley, Lisa A. Ford-brown

Pearson Education | September 30, 2013 | Spiral Bound |

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Most visual, easiest to use

 

With its powerful visual design and comprehensive scope, the DK Guide to Public Speaking, 2/e, is an easy-to-navigate resource that will equip students with the tools to be effective public speakers. Based on extensive research and usability studies, this full-color, tabbed, spiral-bound guidebook gives students the practical information they seek, supported with the concepts and theories instructors want.

 

MyCommunicationLab is an integral part of the Ford-Brown program that will help enhance students' presentation skills. With MediaShare, students can post and share videos of their speeches for peer commenting and instructor commenting and grading. Also, interactive videos provide students with the opportunity to evaluate speeches. Online self-assessments and pre- and post-tests help students assess their comfort level with public speaking and their knowledge of the material.

 

Note: MyCommunicationLab does come automatically packaged with this text.

Format: Spiral Bound

Dimensions: 528 Pages, 6.3 × 7.09 × 0.79 in

Published: September 30, 2013

Publisher: Pearson Education

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0205930131

ISBN - 13: 9780205930135

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Dk Guide To Public Speaking

by Dk Dorling Kindersley, Lisa A. Ford-brown

Format: Spiral Bound

Dimensions: 528 Pages, 6.3 × 7.09 × 0.79 in

Published: September 30, 2013

Publisher: Pearson Education

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0205930131

ISBN - 13: 9780205930135

Table of Contents

TAB 1: Starting   Chapter 1: Overview of Public Speaking Using the skills The process of communicating Be a successful public speaker Overcome a fear of public speaking Be an ethical public speaker The creative process for public speaking Learning with this book Chapter 1 Review   Chapter 2: Getting to Know Your Audience and Situation Why you need to know your audience and situation What you need to know about your audience Traits to investigate What you need to know about the situation Analyze the audience and situation Adapt to your audience and situation Chapter 2 Review   Chapter 3: Selecting Your Topic and Purpose Select a topic Narrow your topic Create a central idea Construct a working outline Chapter 3 Review Practical Pointers for Tab 1   TAB 2: Researching   Chapter 4: Locating Support Materials The Internet Using the Internet to access libraries The library On the Internet and in libraries Interviews Surveys Researching effectively Chapter 4 Review   Chapter 5: Selecting and Testing Support Materials Types of support materials Determine types of sources to use Evaluate support materials Use materials effectively Cite sources orally Chapter 5 Review Practical Pointers for Tab 2   TAB 3: Creating   Chapter 6: Outlining Your Speech Parts of an outline Create an effective outline Types of outlines Link your speech parts Cite sources in your outline Create a source page Chapter 6 Review Chapter 7: Organizing the Speech Body Organi
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Most visual, easiest to use

 

With its powerful visual design and comprehensive scope, the DK Guide to Public Speaking, 2/e, is an easy-to-navigate resource that will equip students with the tools to be effective public speakers. Based on extensive research and usability studies, this full-color, tabbed, spiral-bound guidebook gives students the practical information they seek, supported with the concepts and theories instructors want.

 

MyCommunicationLab is an integral part of the Ford-Brown program that will help enhance students' presentation skills. With MediaShare, students can post and share videos of their speeches for peer commenting and instructor commenting and grading. Also, interactive videos provide students with the opportunity to evaluate speeches. Online self-assessments and pre- and post-tests help students assess their comfort level with public speaking and their knowledge of the material.

 

Note: MyCommunicationLab does come automatically packaged with this text.

Editorial Reviews

"There is a less "textbook-y" feel to the book which will appeal to students and is refreshing to instructors."

-Susan Kilgard, Anne Arundel Community College

 

"The DK Guide to Public Speaking is an excellent 'How To Text.'"

-Bryan Barrows, Lone Star College - North Harris

 

"The overall presentation of the material is visually very appealing."

-Ferald Bryan, Northern Illinois University

 

"This text is excellent! I was pleasantly surprised at how much information was captured, considering the size of it!"

-Kate Pantinas, Ivy Tech Community College

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