Principles of Public Speaking by Kathleen M. GermanPrinciples of Public Speaking by Kathleen M. German

Principles of Public Speaking

byKathleen M. German, Bruce E Gronbeck, Douglas Ehninger

Paperback | January 3, 2012

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Balancing skills and theory, Principles of Public Speaking emphasizes orality, Internet technology, and critical thinking as it encourages the reader to see public speaking as a way to build community in today's diverse world. Within a framework that emphasizes speaker responsibility, critical thinking and listening, and cultural awareness, this classic book uses examples from college, workplace, political, and social communication to make the study of public speaking relevant, contemporary, and exciting. This brief but comprehensive book also offers the reader the latest in using technology in speechmaking, featuring a unique and exciting integrated text and technology learning system.
Title:Principles of Public SpeakingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:298 pages, 9.8 × 7.9 × 0.6 inPublished:January 3, 2012Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0205211844

ISBN - 13:9780205211845

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Table of Contents

Part I: Public Speaking and Critical Listening  1. Study Public Speaking in Higher Education  2. Getting Started  3. Critical Listening  4. Public Speaking and Cultural Life  Part II: Planning and Preparing Your Speech  5. Understanding Your Audience  6. Finding and Using Supporting Materials  7. Organizing and Outlining Your Speech  8. Beginning and Ending Your Speech  Part III: Presenting Your Speech  9. Wording Your Speech  10. Delivering Your Speech  11. Using Visual Aids  Part IV: Types of Public Speaking  12. Speeches to Inform  13. Speeches to Persuade  14. Argumentation and Critical Thinking  15. Speaking in Community Settings