Public Speaking Made Easy by Judith A. RollsPublic Speaking Made Easy by Judith A. Rolls

Public Speaking Made Easy

byJudith A. Rolls

Paperback | March 20, 2006

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Written in clear, accessible, upbeat language, Public Speaking Made Easy takes the dread out of public speaking by offering practical information and concrete suggestions to help anyone deliver effective, informative speeches and presentations. Through a balanced mix of theory and practical information, Public Speaking Made Easy won't overwhelm students with unnecessary detail or focus too heavily on skill development. Even those who enjoy giving presentations are likely to uncover public speaking theory and strategies within Public Speaking Made Easy that will help them become better, more confident public speakers.
Judy Rolls is a professor at Cape Breton University. In addition to teaching Communications to Nursing students, Judy also heads up a Communications Laboratory that examines the far reaching effects of Communications. Judy has authored three successful editions of Looking Out, Looking In as well as Public Speaking Made Easy.
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Title:Public Speaking Made EasyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.19 × 7.38 × 0.63 inPublished:March 20, 2006Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0176406999

ISBN - 13:9780176406998

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Table of Contents

PART 1: THE BASICS Chapter 1: Introduction to Public Speaking Chapter Goals Introduction Why Develop Public Speaking Skills? Public Speaking and the Communication Process Strategies Used by Dynamic, Exciting Speakers Fear of Public Speaking is Normal An Experiential Learning Approach Chapter at a Glance Application and Discussion Questions References and Further Reading Chapter 2: Dealing with Nervousness Chapter Goals Introduction Causes of Nervousness You as a Cause of Nervousness The Material as a Source of Nervousness The Audience as a Source of Nervousness Deep Abdominal Breathing Chapter at a Glance Application and Discussion Questions References and Further Reading Chapter 3: Nonverbal Communication - Using Your Voice Body Chapter Goals Introduction Nonverbal Communication Visual Communication Vocal Communication Chapter at a Glance Application and Discussion Questions References and Further Reading PART 2: PREPARING AND DELIVERING THE SPEECH Chapter 4: Researching the Speech Chapter Goals Introduction Analyzing Your Audience Selecting a Suitable Topic Researching Your Topic Using Your Support Material Chapter at a Glance Application and Discussion Questions References and Further Reading Chapter 5: Organizing the Speech Chapter Goals Introduction Developing the Speech Structuring the Speech Opening the Speech Ending the Speech Outlining the Speech Chapter at a Glance Application and Discussion Questions References and Further Reading Chapter 6: Credibility Chapter Goals Introduction Speaker Credibility Notes Language Formality and Credibility Grammar and Credibility Languages Bias and Credibility Other Language Factors and Credibility Chapter at a Glance Application and Discussion Questions References and Further Reading Chapter 7: Using Good Visual Aids Well Chapter Goals Introduction About Visual Aids Designing and Using Visual Aids Chapter at a Glance Application and Discussion Questions References and Further Reading PART 3: DIFFERENT TYPES OF SPEECHES Chapter 8: Demonstrative, Informative, and Persuasive Speeches Chapter Goals Introduction The Demonstrative Speech The Informative Speech The Persuasive Speech Borrowing from the Ancient Rhetoricians Reasoning Message Organization Message Content Chapter at a Glance Application and Discussion Questions References and Further Reading Chapter 9: Social Speeches Chapter Goals Introduction Characteristics of Epideictic (Social) Speeches Introducing and Thanking a Speaker Proposing a Toast The Eulogy Presenting and Accepting Awards After-Dinner Speeches Speaking Politically Impromptu Speeches Using the Telephone Chapter at a Glance Application and Discussion Questions References and Further Reading Chapter 10: Group Presentations Chapter Goals Introduction Types of Group Presentations Start with Three Key Steps Preparing the Group Presentation Making the Group Presentation The People Part of Groups Chapter at a Glance Application and Discussion Questions References and Further Reading Chapter 11: Employment Interviews Chapter Goals Introduction The Art of Interviewing Conducting the Employment Interview Asking Questions Conducting the Behavioural Interview The Interviewee Preparing to Interview Chapter at a Glance Application and Discussion Questions References and Further Reading