The Competent Public Speaker

The Competent Public Speaker


  • Author : Sherwyn P. Morreale
  • Publisher : Peter Lang
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1433108569


The Competent Public Speaker Book Description :

Based on the National Communication Association's conceptual model for teaching and evaluating undergraduate public speeches (as developed by the author and others), Sherwyn P. Morreale offers a highly accessible, easy-to-teach, easy-to-learn approach to public speaking. The approach adopted in the text includes eight public speaking competencies - four on speech preparation and four on speech delivery - which are enhanced by emphasizing the impact of technology, ethics, culture, and diversity on public speaking. A number of unique features designed to improve teaching and learning include: - Students used as examples in each chapter so that readers can follow them as they learn about public speaking; - Tables and boxed text to reinforce the most imp...

Toastmasters Secret

Toastmasters Secret


  • Author : Ramakrishna Reddy
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2018-04-03
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1732212708


Toastmasters Secret Book Description :

"a great mentor to a new Toastmaster. It complements the Toastmaster Competent Communicator Manual and gives the user ideas and insights into how to address stops and barriers they may experience and move efficiently through their initial Toastmasters Communication training" - Lance Miller, World Champion of Public Speaking...

A Student Workbook for Public Speaking

A Student Workbook for Public Speaking


  • Author : Deanna L. Fassett
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2013-12-27
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781483324968


A Student Workbook for Public Speaking Book Description :

A Student Workbook for Public Speaking: Speak from the Heart asks students to think critically about the speech-making process while building their mastery of the fundamental practical skills of public speaking through a series of exercises and activities. Nineteen brief chapters cover the essentials of public speaking including selecting a topic, researching your topic, organizing your topic, overcoming speech anxiety, and delivering informative, persuasive, and special occasion speeches. Each chapter includes a concise introduction to the most important skills and concepts related to each chapter topic, and offers opportunities for critical reflection on how to use each aspect of public speaking appropriately and effectively. Each chapter is paired...

Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking

Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking


  • Author : Gary Rodriguez
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2011-01-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1450770363


Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking Book Description :

If you are like many people, including the author at one time, your fear of public speaking may be holding you back and limiting your influence and potential. This book is designed to help you confront and conquer your fear of public speaking. Each of the twenty lessons builds upon the other and guides you through a systematic process to freedom. Public speaking is a skill that is important and valuable for many obvious reasons. Ralph Waldo Emerson declares rightfully, Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. Being a good communicator can enhance your chances to be a leader, to influence an audience, or perhaps to land a business deal or new job opportunity. Sooner or later, you will be asked or even forced to speak in a public ...

The Art of Public Speaking

The Art of Public Speaking


  • Author : Stephen E. Lucas
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Companies
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Genre: Public speaking
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0075551349


The Art of Public Speaking Book Description :

The leading text in public speaking, The Art of Public Speaking is successful because it works well for both students and instructors. Instructors rely on its careful explanations, its reinforcing examples, and its attention to the basics that help their tentative students become competent speakers. Instructors have also come to rely on the most comprehensive package of support materials available with any text on public speaking. For students, the book brings the art of public speaking to life by providing a steady stream of vivid and illustrative examples and by patiently teaching the theory and practice of rhetoric by well-chosen examples....

Assessing Communication Education

Assessing Communication Education


  • Author : William G. Christ
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-11-05
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136689574


Assessing Communication Education Book Description :

Designed as a handbook, this text provides media, speech (public speaking, interpersonal, small group, and organizational communication), and theatre educators with both the theoretical and practical ammunition to fight the assessment battles on their campuses. The philosophical implications of accountability are balanced with concrete, specific, and usable assessment strategies. Stressing student, faculty, course, program, department, and institutional assessment, this book's aim is to provide, in one place, information that will help diverse and complex communication programs face the growing challenges in assessment. The book is divided into three sections: background and foundational information for assessment; broad assessment strategies that ap...

Speaking With A Purpose

Speaking With A Purpose


  • Author : Arthur Koch
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-06-03
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781315506203


Speaking With A Purpose Book Description :

Effective speechmaking is vital to anyone who needs to get up in front of an audience. From businesspeople, lawyers, politicians, and clergy to committee chairs, teachers, concerned citizens, and storytellers, competent public speaking is vital to the speaker's credibility. KEY TOPIC: This brief, step-by-step approach to the speechmaking process allows readers to concentrate on the preparation, practice, and presentation without getting bogged down in theoretical discussion. Topics include: getting started, audience analysis, supporting ideas and material, preparation, delivery, and more. MARKET: Ideal for anyone who has to prepare a speech....

Yes You Can Do Public Speaking

Yes You Can Do Public Speaking


  • Author : Tony Kenneson-Adams
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2007-06
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781847532541


Yes You Can Do Public Speaking Book Description :

Public speaking is without doubt one of the most sought after skills in modern day business. In fact many people say that having excellent presentation skills are essential for every day life. This fantastic book will help facilitate your development in public speaking. Yes You Can Do Public Speaking is designed to be able to cater for all audiences, from presenters with zero experience and confidence in public speaking through to professional speakers whom speak in public every day Tony Kenneson-Adams generously cascades years of experience, gained from being the ex NATO spokesman in Kosovo via this book, which has helped this book become a MUST BUY for every leader, and individual in business and in Life. Yes You Can do Public Speaking Another Gem ...

Public Speaking  Concepts and Skills for a Diverse Society

Public Speaking Concepts and Skills for a Diverse Society


  • Author : Clella Jaffe
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781133712923


Public Speaking Concepts and Skills for a Diverse Society Book Description :

PUBLIC SPEAKING is a culturally informed book that never loses sight of its fundamental purpose: to train students to be effective public speakers and listeners in a world filled with monumental cultural, political, and technological changes. It applies 2,500-year-old principles with up-to-date research into concepts, skills, theories, applications, and critical-thinking proficiencies essential for listening and speaking in today’s world. Its discussions of classic public speaking topics are all grounded in an awareness of the impact of cultural nuances--ranging from gender differences to co-cultures within the United States to the traditions of other nations. This provides students with a key element in being an effective public speaker: a heighte...

Public Speaking  The Evolving Art

Public Speaking The Evolving Art


  • Author : Stephanie J. Coopman
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2016-09-14
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781337090568


Public Speaking The Evolving Art Book Description :

Coopman and Lull's PUBLIC SPEAKING: THE EVOLVING ART, 4th Edition, combines time-tested techniques with innovative variations on the well-respected traditions of public speaking instruction to equip you with the skills you need to become a confident, competent, and ethical public speaker. It illustrates the evolution of public speaking as an art form -- from Greek and Roman traditions to the most contemporary forms of public address, including the use of presentation media. Packed with examples from popular culture, it analyzes the public speaking success of such contemporary figures as Bernie Sanders and Malala Yousafzai. It also includes numerous prompts to help you put your new skills into practice -- in the classroom, community, and professional ...