Mastering Public Speaking

Author: George L. Grice
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0205921213
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Updated it its 8th edition, Mastering Public Speaking equips readers with a firm grounding in the “hows” and “whys” of public speaking by providing an ideal balance of theory and skills while placing important emphases on critiquing, ethics, and critical thinking. Written in a casual, lively style and clearly organized, the eighth edition of Mastering Public Speaking builds on its previous success. The first public speaking book to devote an entire chapter to ethics, the eighth edition continues its popular and distinctive emphasis on the ethical contract between speaker and listener.

The Art of Public Speaking

Author: Dale Carnegie
Publisher: Wyatt North Publishing, LLC
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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The Art of Public Speaking is a fantastic introduction to public speaking by the master of the art, Dale Carnegie. Public speaking is the process of speaking to a group of people in a structured, deliberate manner intended to inform, influence, or entertain the listeners. It is closely allied to "presenting", although the latter has more of a commercial connotation. In public speaking, as in any form of communication, there are five basic elements, often expressed as "who is saying what to whom using what medium with what effects?" The purpose of public speaking can range from simply transmitting information, to motivating people to act, to simply telling a story. Good orators should be able to change the emotions of their listeners, not just inform them. Public speaking can also be considered a discourse community. Interpersonal communication and public speaking have several components that embrace such things as motivational speaking, leadership/personal development, business, customer service, large group communication, and mass communication. Public speaking can be a powerful tool to use for purposes such as motivation, influence, persuasion, informing, translation, or simply entertaining. A confident speaker is more likely to use this as excitement and create effective speech thus increasing their overall ethos. Dale Breckenridge Carnegie (originally Carnagey until 1922 and possibly somewhat later) (November 24, 1888 – November 1, 1955) was an American writer, lecturer, and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. Born in poverty on a farm in Missouri, he was the author of How to Win Friends and Influence People (1936), a massive bestseller that remains popular today. He also wrote How to Stop Worrying and Start Living (1948), Lincoln the Unknown (1932), and several other books. Perhaps one of Carnegie’s most successful marketing moves was to change the spelling of his last name from “Carnagey” to Carnegie, at a time when Andrew Carnegie (unrelated) was a widely revered and recognized name. By 1916, Dale was able to rent Carnegie Hall itself for a lecture to a packed house. Carnegie's first collection of his writings was Public Speaking: a Practical Course for Business Men (1926), later entitled Public Speaking and Influencing Men in Business (1932). His crowning achievement, however, was when Simon & Schuster published How to Win Friends and Influence People. The book was a bestseller from its debut in 1936, in its 17th printing within a few months. By the time of Carnegie's death, the book had sold five million copies in 31 languages, and there had been 450,000 graduates of his Dale Carnegie Institute. It has been stated in the book that he had critiqued over 150,000 speeches in his participation in the adult education movement of the time. During World War I he served in the U.S. Army. One of the core ideas in his books is that it is possible to change other people's behavior by changing one's reaction to them.

Public Speaking

Author: David Zarefsky
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134202317
Format: PDF, Mobi
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For courses in Public Speaking. Teach Readers Sound Strategies for Public Speaking Public Speaking: Strategies for Success gives readers the tools they need to think critically, plan strategically, and speak effectively. By thinking analytically, organizing ideas, doing sound research, and properly assessing their audiences, readers learn how to successfully inform and persuade. In the process, they build necessary skills for many other areas of life. The Eighth Edition builds on the idea that public speaking is a strategic practice. It allows readers to recognize that public speaking is an art dictated by the dynamics of an audience. By learning a set of norms and expectations and strategizing how to plan for any situation, readers are better able to achieve their public speaking goals. Students learn to prepare for any public speaking situation by assessing different strategies and developing habits of analysis and memory through examples, activities and sample speeches. Emphasis on underlying theory throughout helps readers understand how certain speakers and their audiences engage one another. Also available with MyCommunicationLab® MyCommunicationLab for the Public Speaking course extends learning online to engage readers and improve results. Media resources with assignments bring concepts to life, and offer readers opportunities to practice applying what they’ve learned. Please note: this version of MyCommunicationLab does not include an eText. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyCommunicationLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyCommunicationLab search for: 0134319974 / 9780134319971 Public Speaking: Strategies for Success, Plus MyCommunicationLab for Public Speaking — Access Card Package, 8/e Package consists of: 0134169883 / 9780134169880 Public Speaking: Strategies for Success, 8/e 0133907279 / 9780133907278 MyCommunicationLab for Public Speaking Public Speaking: Strategies for Success, Eighth Edition is also available via REVEL™ , an interactive learning environment that enables readers to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.

Confident Public Speaking

Author: Deanna Sellnow
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0534551920
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Previously titled PUBLIC SPEAKING: A PROCESS APPROACH, Deanna Sellnow's CONFIDENT PUBLIC SPEAKING, SECOND EDITION distinguishes itself as the introductory text that most effectively presents the process of public speaking and the strategies students can use to become confident public speakers. Student-oriented and reader-friendly, the book offers unique coverage of learning styles as an aspect of audience diversity, as well as its extensive, integrated coverage of overcoming communication apprehension and the significant role ethics plays in public speaking. Changes to the Second Edition include three new types of boxes, even greater attention to ethics, a completely new interior design, and expanded technology offerings that include our Web-based Speech Builder Express. An ancillary CD-ROM and Web site offer adopters an interactive and multimedia enhanced presentation of public speaking principles and skills. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Natural Speaker

Author: Randy Fujishin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315506289
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Natural Speaker is a concise, practical, inexpensive, student-friendly guide to public speaking that explores the basic skills necessary to present a natural, effective, and rewarding speech to any audience. By providing a basic knowledge of speech construction, practice, and delivery, this book is designed to enhance and improve students' natural speaking strengths. Featuring a warm, simple, and humorous writing style, The Natural Speaker presents the fundamental concepts and skills required for effective speaking.

Public Speaking

Author: Michael Osborn
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780618095971
Format: PDF, Docs
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Public Speaking, 5/e, a comprehensive, mainstream text for the introductory course in communication, stresses cultural diversity, ethics, and gender throughout, offering clear and accessible explanations on the hows and whys of public speaking. Abundant speech examples from students and professionals provide motivation, and coverage of listener apprehension, addressing the roadblocks to being an effective listener, reflects current research in the field. A unique and functional approach to motivation in Chapter 4 provides more practical material for students. A strong emphasis on modern computer technology outlines how it can assist the speaker in developing effective presentation aids and identifies the Internet as a useful research tool. A diverse web site for students and instructors includes an extensive list of Internet, library, and multimedia resources, with subject matter ranging from environmental concerns to news and law. Information may also be found on speech preparation, multicultural activities, and videos.

Public Speaking

Author: Kathleen J. Turner
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134401294
Format: PDF, ePub
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NOTE: This edition features the same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value-this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. Before purchasing, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. For courses in Public Speaking Helps students become better speakers in their classrooms, workplaces, and communities Public Speaking: Finding Your Voice, Books a la Carte Edition helps students develop into effective speakers while emphasizing the ethical significance of public speaking and its importance in our increasingly diverse society. Authors Kathleen J. Turner, Randall Osborn, Michael Osborn, and Suzanne Osborn guide students to become better, more thoughtful consumers as well as producers of messages -- all the more important in an age when we are daily bombarded with "fake news" and other forms of deceptive communication. The 11th Edition includes fully updated examples as well as revised learning outcomes that help keep students on track in the course. You can also purchase a loose-leaf print reference to complement Revel Public Speaking: Finding Your Voice . This is optional.

Mastering Public Administration

Author: Brian R. Fry
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 1483322769
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In Mastering Public Administration, each chapter spotlights a significant theorist in the field, covering his/her life, research, writings, and impact, introducing the discipline's most important scholarship in both a memorable and approachable manner. The combination of biographical narrative with explanation and analysis makes abstract theories understandable while showing how subject scholars relate to each other in their work, providing much needed context. The book’s chronological organization shows the evolution of public administration theory over time. With the new edition, the authors will be adding mini-chapters that link contemporary scholars and their research to the seminal literature.