Public Speaking for College & Career

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Public Speaking for College & Career is an integrated program that helps students practice, build confidence, and achieve success in public speaking, both in the classroom and beyond. Connect Public Speaking provides students a wealth of resources to prepare and plan speeches, while LearnSmart--McGraw-Hill’s proven adaptive learning system--guides them toward mastery of key course concepts. Additionally, Connect’s highly flexible speech capture tool saves instructors valuable time in managing assignments and evaluating student speeches.

Taking a practical, accessible, and non-intimidating approach to public speaking, Public Speaking for College & Career presents numerous stories, examples, activities, and concrete techniques to show students how to achieve clarity and confidence during the speeches they must give in college, in their careers, and in their communities.

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Chapter 1: Introduction to Public Speaking

Benefits of a Public Speaking Course
The Speech Communication Process
The Speaker’s Responsibilities
Speech Introducing Yourself or a Classmate
Quick Guide to Public Speaking

Chapter 2: Managing Nervousness

Reasons for Nervousness
The Value of Fear
Guidelines for Managing Nervousness

Chapter 3: Listening

Introduction to Listening
The Problem of Poor Listening Skills
How to Listen Effectively
The Listener’s Responsibilities
Speech Evaluations

Chapter 4: Reaching the Audience

The Audience-Centered Speaker
Getting Information about the Audience
Audience Diversity
Audience Knowledge
Audience Psychology
The Occasion
Adapting during the Speech

Chapter 5: Selecting Topic, Purpose, and Central Idea

Selecting a Topic
The General Purpose
The Specific Purpose
The Central Idea
Overview of Speech Design

Chapter 6: Finding Information

Finding Materials Efficiently
Misconceptions about Research
Searching Electronically
Libraries
The Internet
Field Research
Saving Key Information

Appendix: Tips for Finding Materials

Chapter 7: Evaluating Information and Avoiding Plagiarism

Being an Honest Investigator
Finding Trustworthy Information
Applying Critical-Thinking Skills
Analyzing Internet Sites
Avoiding Plagiarism

Chapter 8: Supporting Your Ideas

Reasons for Using Support Materials
Types of Support Materials
Sample Speech with Commentary: No Laughing Matter

Chapter 9: Presentation Aids

Advantages of Visual Aids
Types of Visual Aids
Media for Visual Aids
Preparing Visual Aids
Presenting Visual Aids
Communicating in Other Channels

Appendix: How to Avoid “Death by PowerPoint”

Chapter 10: The Body of the Speech

The Importance of Organization
Creating the Body
Devising Main Points
Organizing Main Points
Selecting Support Materials
Supplying Transitions
Simplifying the Process

Chapter 11: Introductions and Conclusions

Introductions
Conclusions
Sample Introduction and Conclusion: Danger in the Bathroom

Chapter 12: Outlining the Speech

Guidelines for Outlining
Parts of the Outline
Sample Outline with Commentary: “Not as Healthy as They Sound”
Speaking Notes
Controlling Your Material
Sample Speech as Presented: “Not as Healthy as They Sound”

Chapter 13: Wording the Speech

The Power of Words
Finding the Right Words
Using Appropriate Words
Using Words Accurately
Achieving Clarity
Using Vivid Language
Using Rhetorical Devices
Oral versus Written Language

Chapter 14: Delivering the Speech

The Key to Good Delivery
Methods of Speaking
Voice
Nonverbal Communication
The Question-and-Answer Period
Practice

Chapter 15: Speaking to Inform

Goals of Informative Speaking
Types of Informative Speeches
Guidelines for Informative Speaking
Sample Informative Speech: “Gold Fever”

Chapter 16: Speaking to Persuade

Goals of Persuasive Speaking
Types of Persuasive Speeches
Patterns of Organization
Sample Persuasive Speech: “House Arrest”

Chapter 17: Persuasive Strategies

Knowing Your Audience
Building Credibility
Providing Evidence
Using Sound Reasoning
Appealing to Motivations
Arousing Emotions
Sample Persuasive Speech: “Sleep Deficiency”

Chapter 18: Special Types of Speeches

Entertaining Speech
Speech of Introduction
Speech of Presentation
Speech of Acceptance
Speech of Tribute
Inspirational Speech

Chapter 19: Speaking in Groups

Meetings
Group Presentations

Appendix

Informative Speech: “One Slip—and You’re Dead”
Natalia Payne
Speeches Online

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