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AuthorHamilton, Cheryl
TitleEssentials of public speaking / Cheryl Hamilton
Imprint Belmont, California : Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, 2003
Edition 2nd ed
Descript xxii, 369 p. : ill.; 25 cm + 1 CD

Foundations: Public speaking ethics and you: Public speaking; what roles can it play in your life -- The right speech for the occasion -- The communication process and the public speaker -- Ethics: the public speaker's obligation -- Getting started: your first speech: Becoming a good public speaker -- Steps to success: planning and preparing a speech -- Building speaker confidence: Understanding anxiety -- Managing situational anxiety -- Managing trait anxiety: positive imagery -- Other methods for managing trait anxiety -- Listening: what speakers should know: Stages of listening -- Why stimulation and motivation are so necessary -- 100 percent communication: a listening myth -- How listeners avoid being persuaded -- Reading listeners nonverbal cues -- Making listening easier -- Preparing your speech: Analyzing your audience: Analyzing your audience: situational information -- Analyzing your audience: demographic information -- Amalyzing your audience: psychological information -- Analyzing audience receptivity -- Collecting audience information --Using audience analysis -- Selecting and researching your topic: Selecting your topic purpose and main points -- Researching your topic -- Supporting your ideas: Supports that are overused-use them with care -- Supports that are underused-use them more often -- Supporting materials: clarification or proof -- Organizing your speech: introduction body and conclusion: Organizing the body of your speech -- Organizing the introduction of your speech -- Organizing the conclusion of your speech -- Outlines storyboards and speaking notes: Outlining -- Storyboarding -- Speaking notes -- Presenting your speech: Preparing effective visual aids: Benefits of using visual aids -- Types of visual aids -- Selecting your visual aids -- Designing your visual aids -- Delivering your message: Visual delivery -- Vocal delivery -- Verbal delivery -- Immediacy behaviors -- Methods of delivery -- Rehearsing your speech -- Perfecting language style: Why language choices are so important -- Effective language style -- Stylistic devices -- Language and bias -- Types of speeches: Informative speaking: Types of informative speeches -- Steps in preparing an informative speech -- Before you speak: last-minute checks -- Persuasive speaking: Persuasion defined -- Persuasive versus informative speeches -- Types of persuasive speeches -- Steps in preparing a persuasive speech -- Using the motivated sequence -- Methods of persuasion: Using evidence and logic skillfully -- Establishing credibility -- Appealing to listeners' psychological needs Public Speaking

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