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|Author||: Steven A. Beebe,Susan J. Beebe|
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 ISBN-10: 0134126904 / ISBN-13: 9780134126906. That package includes ISBN-10: 0133753980 / ISBN-13: 9780133753981 and ISBN-10: 0133907279 / ISBN-13: 9780133907278. MyCommunicationLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. For courses in Public Speaking An audience-centered approach to public speaking in a student-friendly reference format Public Speaking Handbook, Fifth Edition emphasizes the importance of analyzing and considering the audience at every point in the speech-making process. Using a student-friendly reference format that facilitates quick and easy access to key information, authors Steven and Susan Beebe present a balance of theory and practice to guide students on how to enhance their public speaking skills. By focusing student attention on the dynamics of diverse audiences, ethics, and communication apprehension, Public Speaking Handbook bridges the gap between the classroom and the real world. Also available with MyCommunicationLab® MyCommunicationLab for the Public Speaking course extends learning online, engaging students and improving results. Media resources with assignments bring concepts to life, and offer students opportunities to practice applying what they’ve learned. And MediaShare offers an easy, mobile way for students and instructors to interact and engage with speeches, visual aids, group projects, and other files. Please note: this version of MyCommunicationLab does not include an eText. Public Speaking Handbook, Fifth Edition is also available via Revel™, an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn. You can also purchase a loose-leaf print reference to complement Revel Public Speaking Handbook . This is optional.
|Author||: Steven A. Beebe,Susan J. Beebe|
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. For courses in Public Speaking An audience-centered approach to public speaking in a concise reference format A Concise Public Speaking Handbook emphasizes the importance of analyzing and considering the audience at every point in the speech-making process. Using a concise reference format that facilitates quick and easy access to key information, authors Steven and Susan Beebe present a balance of theory and practice to guide students on how to enhance their public speaking skills. By focusing student attention on the dynamics of diverse audiences, ethics, and communication apprehension, the text narrows the gap between the classroom and the real world. The Fifth Edition includes fresh examples throughout to ensure that content is relatable and engaging for students. A Concise Public Speaking Handbook, Fifth Edition is also available via Revel™, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.
|Author||: Steven A. Beebe,Susan J. Beebe|
Updated in a new 8th edition, Public Speaking: An Audience-Centered Approach brings theory and practice together. Its distinctive and popular approach emphasizes the importance of analyzing and considering the audience at every point in the speech making process. This model of public speaking is the foundation of the book, and it guides the reader through the step-by-step process of public speaking, focusing their attention on the dynamics of diverse audiences, and narrowing the gap between practice and the real world.
|Author||: Peter Kenny|
|Editor||: CRC Press|
A Handbook of Public Speaking for Scientists and Engineers helps scientists and engineers improve their skills at speaking in public in the course of their professional activities. The book shows how best to prepare papers for presentation at a technical conference and how to put cases to committee meetings. Not only does the book deal with specific events, but it also provides the techniques of more effective speaking, whether presenting papers, answering questions, or speaking "off-the-cuff." The book is written in a highly entertaining manner and should put all complacent lecturers on their guard. This is essential reading for every scientist and engineer called upon to speak in public on technical matters.
|Author||: Stephen Keague|
|Editor||: Createspace Independent Pub|
Yes! The number one phobia that most people share is making a presentation; speaking in front of a group of other people: colleagues, strangers, it doesn't seem to matter - it's scary. Having to make a speech or presenting in front of a group can be nerve wracking, no matter how small or familiar the group may be. Lose the fear, get out there and speak. In virtually every case, a person's fear of public speaking is unjustified. If you are making your first speech or presentation or if you need to make your presentations or speeches, more engaging, more powerful, more structured, more interesting, more persuasive and more concise whilst at the same time need to make it less fearful for you, then this book will help deliver everything you need. It will give you the skills, knowledge and tools to plan, design and deliver effective memorable presentations and speeches. It will enable you to make fearless presentations and speeches in the future and have the confidence of knowing that you have the audience on your side. Become a great presenter and excel at public speaking, this book will show you what you need to know. We all have the power to deliver memorable presentations and speeches. With a little work, you too can find the power.
|Author||: SHAILESH PATIL|
|Editor||: Notion Press|
Handbook on Public Speaking, Presentation & Communication Skills, as the title suggests, is for anyone looking to improve their presentation and communication skills in their professional or personal lives. In this book, Shailesh Patil explains the importance of being able to communicate and present effectively and tells readers how exactly to do so. The book also suggests secondary reading resources and contains activities to sharpen your skills. It is fit for those in all age groups, trades, etc.
|Author||: Cindy L. Griffin|
|Editor||: Cengage Learning|
Grounded in rhetorical tradition while offering a fresh perspective, INVITATION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING HANDBOOK helps students understand the power and importance of public speaking--in their lives and in greater society. Intended for the introductory public speaking course, INVITATION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING HANDBOOK engages students in the public dialogue, encourages civic engagement, and illustrates how they will apply speaking skills in their course work and throughout their careers. Speech-building exercises, thoughtful real-life examples, and an engaging voice help students comprehend public speaking as an activity to be engaged in with others, and prepares them to enter the public dialogue. INVITATION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING HANDBOOK also features the most comprehensive integrated technology program available, giving students more interactive skill-building practice for public speaking. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
|Author||: Richard Letteri|
|Editor||: Prentice Hall|
This handbook integrates the principles of classical rhetoric with those of contemporary public speaking and provides examples of how to apply these principles to various speaking situations. Featuring concise explanations and examples of the main principles, categories, and techniques of public speaking, the handbook format allows students to access easily the material when they are researching, preparing, and practicing their speeches. Covering the full range of topics in all public speaking courses, this text's rhetorical grounding and easy-to-use format make it a practical tool for today's students.
|Author||: George L. Grice,John F. Skinner,Daniel H. Mansson|
|Editor||: Pearson College Division|
|Author||: Teri Kwal Gamble,Michael W. Gamble|
|Editor||: SAGE Publications|
Learn to speak in public without breaking a sweat! The Public Speaking Playbook, Third Edition coaches students to prepare, practice, and present speeches at their highest level. With a focus on actively building skills, authors Teri Kwal Gamble and Michael W. Gamble guide students in the fundamentals of the public speaking process, and uses frequent interactive exercises that allow students to practice—and improve—their public speaking. Students want to put their skills into practice quickly, so the Playbook gives them the essentials in brief learning modules that focus on skill-building through independent and collaborative learning activities. As students master their skills, they are also encouraged to think critically about what it means to “play fair” in your public speaking—with a focus on diversity, ethics, and civic engagement.
|Author||: J. Lyman Macinnis|
|Editor||: Ten Speed Press|
Great speakers aren't just born; they prepare and they practice. THE ELEMENTS OF GREAT PUBLIC SPEAKING takes the fear out of taking the podium, distilling essential techniques and tricks for just about any speaking occasion. Experienced businesspeople, nervous students, best men, and eulogists alike can benefit from the author's simple, direct, and tested advice on everything from body language and word choice to responding to the audience and overcoming stage fright. Because there's no such thing as a boring topic‚Äîjust boring speakers‚ÄîELEMENTS shows how to look, sound, and act like someone worth listening to.Reviews‚ÄúThe go-to guide for anyone about to stand up and say something. . . A practical guide to thumb through before every speech, whether it's your first or 500th.‚Äù ‚ÄîUSA Today
|Author||: Sinclair Goodlad|
|Editor||: World Scientific|
This is a concise guide for anyone who has ever found the prospect of speaking technically to be daunting. The author draws upon his observations of people speaking technically in after-dinner speeches; conference presentations; coping with visitors; inaugural lectures; industrial presentations; industrial tourism; lectures to students; presentations to funding bodies; project reports; public inquiries; school talks; section and departmental meetings; telephone calls and consultations. He offers the reader practical tools and principles for organising information and making technical communication lively and memorable. Complete with highlighted points, checklists and review points for easy reference and practice, Speaking Technically is for anyone who has ideas and information to communicate, wants to do so effectively, finds the process stressful and has little time to prepare.
|Author||: E. Suresh Kumar,P. Sreehari|
|Editor||: Cambridge India|
With increased awareness among students and teachers about the importance of developing English language skills and communication skills, language laboratories have become an integral part of the paraphernalia for teaching the language in all educational institutions. A Handbook for English Language Laboratories aims to develop students' ability to use the language accurately, appropriately and fluently for one-to-one and one-to-many communication in a variety of contexts. It also briefly introduces them to Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL). The book is divided into three parts - Computer Assisted Language Learning, The Sound System of English and Communication Skills. Part one deals with the uses of computers and information technology in developing language skills. Part two endeavours to help the students learn the appropriate pronunciation of English. The focus here is mainly on the practical aspects of English phonetics. The information covered in this part, will help in overcoming the mother tongue influence (MTI). In an era of globalization, where you are expected to speak English with global intelligibility, Accent Neutralisation or Accent Reduction has assumed greater importance than ever before. Accent neutralization/ reduction attempts to reduce the mother tongue influence and makes spoken English sound closer to the American or British variety. Part three seeks to help students develop their communication skills. This section also provides practical tips for effective public speaking, preparing resumes, facing interviews, making presentations, participating in group discussions, debates etc. Key topics discusses: - The sound system of English - Accent, rhythm and intonation - Presentation skills - Preparing resumes and facing interviews - Group discussions, debates, role play and public speaking
|Author||: David Pisoni,Robert Remez|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
The Handbook of Speech Perception is a collection of forward-looking articles that offer a summary of the technical and theoretical accomplishments in this vital area of research on language. Now available in paperback, this uniquely comprehensive companion brings together in one volume the latest research conducted in speech perception Contains original contributions by leading researchers in the field Illustrates technical and theoretical accomplishments and challenges across the field of research and language Adds to a growing understanding of the far-reaching relevance of speech perception in the fields of phonetics, audiology and speech science, cognitive science, experimental psychology, behavioral neuroscience, computer science, and electrical engineering, among others.
|Author||: Kathleen M. German,Bruce E Gronbeck,Douglas Ehninger,Alan H. Monroe|
Balancing skills and theory, Principles of Public Speaking emphasizes orality, Internet technology, and critical thinking as it encourages the reader to see public speaking as a way to build community in today's diverse world. Within a framework that emphasizes speaker responsibility, critical thinking and listening, and cultural awareness, this classic book uses examples from college, workplace, political, and social communication to make the study of public speaking relevant, contemporary, and exciting. This brief but comprehensive book also offers the reader the latest in using technology in speechmaking, featuring a unique and exciting integrated text and technology learning system.
|Author||: Katherine Pebley O'Neal|
Students write lots of reports, but how do they turn their hard work into appealing oral reports? Where can they learn to present their research with flair and style? Every student who will ever have to give an oral report needs the surefire techniques in this book. You'll find the basics of public speaking in clear language for children and busy teachers. Some of the topics covered are getting organized, preparing a great opener, using visual aids, involving the audience, and speaking with confidence. Public Speaking is a much needed resource that students, teachers, and parents can flip through or use cover-to-cover. In this book, students can learn how to organize information into a presentation that will interest and amaze their classmates. They will discover exciting ways to start a speech, and lots of intelligent techniques to use in the middle to keep the audience attentive. Here they will discover tricks to keep from getting nervous, and special, easy ways to remember what to say. Using these new skills, your students will be entertaining, informative, and confident. For more guidance on verbal presentation, see Speaker's Club. Grades 4-8
|Author||: Apoorva Bharadwaj,Pragyan Rath|
|Editor||: Taylor & Francis|
This book studies the art of public speaking as oration instead of just ornamentation. It repositions public speaking as a fundamental business leadership act and a solution-enabling and problem-solving communication approach. Drawing on in-depth case studies, it considers various situations that a managerial leader encounters and delivers speech solutions as strategic manoeuvres for attaining desired targets. The volume: Deals with public speaking exclusively from a business perspective; Produces a workable manual of managerial public speaking that introduces the concept of oration as Or-action (oratory that leads to desired action); Presents a variegated analysis of speech texts from history, politics, fiction, social media, film industry, platform content, and business-product presentations; Customizes speeches into unique speech clusters where readers can readily find the type of speech texts they require for their own specific content development. The first of its kind, this book will be a key text for entrepreneurs, corporate managers, academic practitioners, and executives. It will also be of interest to students and researchers of behavioural economics, rhetoric, strategy, communication studies, business communication, fiction theory, generation studies, and virtual reality studies.
|Author||: Claire Duffy|
Everything students, parents, and teachers need to know about debating and public speaking. Welcome to the world of school debating and public speaking, the best training ground for developing self-esteem and learning to look critically at big issues. Speaking well builds confidence and opens up a world of opportunity, in education, leadership, careers, and community and political engagement. In an increasingly competitive world, being a convincing, passionate, and persuasive speaker is essential to standing out from the crowd. Claire Duffy not only demystifies the process but makes it fun. Learn all about the best ways to prepare for a debate or speech, the persuasive power of reason, the art of argument and rebuttal, and, when worse comes to worst, how to be gracious in defeat. Including practical tips from the pros and helpful step-by-step examples, this is the essential handbook for making every spoken word count.
|Author||: Patricia Fry|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
The most powerful tool in your book promotion toolkit is your personality. The fact is that personality sells books. Readers want a relationship with authors of the books they read. If you aren’t a celebrity or a world-known author, it is up to you to create that relationship. Finally, here’s a book that tells you how to develop a greater rapport with your readers, and thus SELL MORE BOOKS through more effective live presentations, well-attended book signings, successful book festival experiences, and more personalized social media techniques. Learn how to get speaking gigs at conferences and how to land and more expertly handle radio, TV, and Internet interviews. This book will teach you how to: · Find and create speaking opportunities at appropriate venues · Handle yourself skillfully in front of an audience · Eliminate your noodle knees · Improve your speaking skills · Improve and protect your speaking voice · Come up with speech topics for fiction and nonfiction books · Organize workshops and present them on your own · Get publicity for your presentations · Land speaking gigs at conferences · Form a bond with audience members · Write a pitch letter and press release · Create better handouts and use them more effectively · Develop better communication skills · Attract more people to your book signings · Sell more books at book festivals If you’re ready to take your book promotion to the next level, this thorough guide is for you!