SPEAK by William M. DollSPEAK by William M. Doll


byWilliam M. Doll

Spiral Bound | February 20, 2014

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Written with the busy college student in mind, SPEAK provides students with what they need to know to deliver a successful oral presentation. It contains easy-to-read brief lessons that highlight key points and principles through the use of eye-catching visuals, quips, and quotes drawn from avariety of sources. This compact resource's intuitive organization and page layout allow students to absorb each skill quickly, logically, and memorably.
William M. Doll is a professional speechwriter who heads Bill Doll and Company, a communication and research firm in Cleveland. He is also a Presidential Fellow with SAGES, the undergraduate seminar program at Case Western Reserve University.
Title:SPEAKFormat:Spiral BoundDimensions:34 pages, 7 × 5 × 1 inPublished:February 20, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199989869

ISBN - 13:9780199989867

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Table of Contents

Before Approaching the PodiumI. The Three Rules of Public SpeakingRule #1: Keep It Simple.Rule #2: Repetition is Good.Rule #3: Be Prepared!II. Writing the TalkTypes of TalksWhat's the Takeaway?Your AudienceWriting the TalkSignpostsAvoiding PlagiarismHow do you document sources?III. Presenting the TalkPractice, practice, practice.Use your VoiceWhat about Stage Fright?What about Visual Aids?Final RemindersWords and Phrases to Avoid (Or Use Sparingly)A Rubric for Evaluating a TalkWorks Cited/Some Useful ResourcesAcknowledgments