A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking

Author: Dan O'Hair
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 9781319019716
Release Date: 2015-09-29
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This best-selling brief introduction to public speaking offers practical coverage of every topic typically covered in a full-sized text, from invention, research and organization, practice and delivery, to the different speech types. Its concise, inexpensive format makes it perfect not only for the public speaking course, but also for any setting across the curriculum, on the job, or in the community. This newly redesigned full-color edition offers even stronger coverage of the fundamentals of speechmaking, while also addressing the changing realities of public speaking in a digital world. It features fully updated chapters on online presentations and using presentation software, and a streamlined chapter on research in print and online.

A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking

Author: Dan O'Hair
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 9781457637087
Release Date: 2012-09-21
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This best-selling brief introduction to public speaking offers practical coverage of every topic typically covered in a full-sized text, from invention, research, and organization, to practice and delivery. Its concise, inexpensive format makes it perfect for the public speaking course, and any setting across the curriculum, on the job, or in the community. The fourth edition offers even stronger coverage of the fundamentals of speechmaking, while also addressing the changing realities of public speaking in a digital world, with a new chapter on online presentations, and new tools and advice for finding and evaluating online sources.

A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking

Author: Dan O'Hair
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312585136
Release Date: 2010-07-26
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The best-selling brief introduction to public speaking, this succinct and inexpensive guide offers practical coverage of the material typically covered in a full-sized text — from invention, research, and organization to practice and delivery — in a concise, inexpensive format perfect for any setting across the curriculum, on the job, or in the community.

A Speaker s Guidebook

Author: Dan O'Hair
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312642860
Release Date: 2011-10-26
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

A Speaker’s Guidebook is the best resource in the classroom, on the job, and in the community. Praised for connecting with students who use and keep it year after year, this tabbed, comb-bound text covers all the topics typically taught in the introductory course and is the easiest-to-use public speaking text available. In every edition, hundreds of instructors have helped us focus on the fundamental challenges of the public speaking classroom. Improving on this tradition, the fifth edition does even more to address these challenges with stronger coverage of overcoming speech anxiety, organizing and outlining, and more. And as the realties of public speaking change, so does A Speaker’s Guidebook; the new edition also focuses on presentational speaking in a digital world — from finding credible sources online to delivering presentations in a variety of mediated formats. Read the preface.

iSpeak Public Speaking for Contemporary Life

Author: Paul Nelson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 9780077826802
Release Date: 2013-01-08
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

iSpeak is an integrated program that helps students practice, build confidence, and achieve success in public speaking. Connect Public Speaking provides students a wealth of resources to prepare and plan speeches, while LearnSmart Ë McGraw-HillËs proven adaptive learning system Ë guides them toward mastery of key course concepts. Additionally, ConnectËs highly flexible Speech Capture tool saves instructors valuable time in managing assignments and evaluating student speeches.

DK Guide to Public Speaking

Author: Lisa A. Ford-Brown
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134380894
Release Date: 2017-01-02
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

For courses in Public Speaking An easy-to-navigate, visually engaging guide to becoming an effective public speaker DK Guide to Public Speaking gives students the practical information they seek, supported by the concepts and theories instructors want -- all presented within a compelling Dorling Kindersley design that facilitates an intuitive learning experience. Author Lisa Ford-Brown offers a user-friendly resource that equips students with the tools to become effective public speakers. The Third Edition has been updated with contemporary examples of speeches and presentation aids to engage students and ensure a contemporary view of public speaking. DK Guide to Public Speaking, Third Edition is also available via Pearson Revel(tm), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.

Pocket Guide to Public Speaking

Author: William S. Pfeiffer
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0130415448
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Business & Economics

This brief and practical book offers immediate help in preparing and delivering all kinds of oral presentations. It covers the five elements of the speech process and includes guidelines, supporting examples, and practical exercises to reinforce the skills being learned. Chapter topics provide an overview of public speaking, and then outline the methodical process that is the key to effective speaking—research, organization, text, graphics, and delivery. For engineers, sales executives, human resources personnel, scientists, and anyone who wants to build confidence speaking in front of an audience.

An Essential Guide to Public Speaking

Author: Quentin J. Schultze
Publisher: Baker Academic
ISBN: 1441205098
Release Date: 2006-08-01
Genre: Religion

Whether at a business meeting, church gathering, or social function, most of us will be called upon at some time to speak publicly. As Christians, we are called to speak not only with effectiveness but also in a way that honors God and embodies Christian virtue. In An Essential Guide to Public Speaking, communications expert Quentin J. Schultze encourages readers to become servant speakers who faithfully serve their audiences as neighbors. Besides providing a biblical perspective on public speaking, this accessible book also covers such practical topics as overcoming common challenges, the importance of listening, and the art of preparing and delivering well-crafted speeches. Filled with helpful sidebars, checklists, and tips, this is a book for any person who wishes to improve his or her public speaking skills.

Speaking Well

Author: Adam Hamilton
Publisher: Abingdon Press
ISBN: 9781501809941
Release Date: 2015-09-10
Genre: Religion

The thought of speaking in public strikes fear in the hearts of many. But we are often called upon to speak, teach, preach, or make presentations in our work and personal lives. In Speaking Well, Adam Hamilton offers nineteen powerful tips and tactics that lead to excellent speaking in any setting. “One of today’s masters instructs us in the art of public speaking. I wish I’d had this book twenty years ago!” —Cal Turner, retired CEO of Dollar General “A great and fun book for all who speak in public . . .” —Jerre Stead, Chairman and CEO of IHS Inc. “Adam teaches us how to use the gift of words effectively and in ways that elevate and inspire those who hear them. ” —Irvine O. Hockaday Jr., retired President and CEO of Hallmark Cards (1985–2001) “This little book will improve your preparation, content, delivery, and impact.” —Patricia Farris, Senior Minister, First United Methodist Church, Santa Monica, CA “Want to be a better speaker? Read this book! It will remind you of things you know but have forgotten and will give you new practices to follow.” —O. Wesley Allen Jr., Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX “An unbelievably helpful pocket resource . . .” —Frank Thomas, Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, IN “If you want to become a better public speaker, take lessons from a master.” —Mike Bonem, speaker, consultant, and author of Leading from the Second Chair

Magic of Public Speaking

Author: Andrii Sedniev
Publisher: Andrii Sedniev
ISBN: 9781622094318
Release Date: 2012-11-23
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Magic of Public Speaking is a comprehensive step-by-step system for creating highly effective speeches. It is based on research from the top 1000 speakers in the modern world. The techniques you will learn have been tested on hundreds of professional speakers and work! You will receive the exact steps needed to create a speech that will keep your audience on the edge of their seats. The book is easy to follow, entertaining to read and uses many examples from real speeches. This system will make sure that every time you go on stage your speech is an outstanding one.

Public Speaking

Author: Dan O'Hair
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312137222
Release Date: 1998-07-15
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Public Speaking: Challenges and Choices is a dynamic introduction to public speaking that makes a difference: it shows students the value of public speaking skills, builds student confidence, and connects public speaking to the real world. From audience analysis and topic selection to speech organization and delivery techniques, Public Speaking: Challenges and Choices equips today’s students with the basic tools they need to confront the challenges and choices they face at each step of the speechmaking process.

In Conclusion Don t Worry About It

Author: Lauren Graham
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9781524799601
Release Date: 2018-04-03
Genre: Self-Help

Advice for graduates and reflections on staying true to yourself from the beloved Gilmore Girls actress and New York Times bestselling author of the memoir Talking as Fast as I Can and the novel Someday, Someday, Maybe. “If you’re kicking yourself for not having accomplished all you should have by now, don’t worry about it. Even without any ‘big’ accomplishments yet to your name, you are enough.” In this expansion of the 2017 commencement speech she gave at her hometown Langley High, Lauren Graham, the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood, reflects on growing up, pursuing your dreams, and living in the here and now. “Whatever path you choose, whatever career you decide to go after, the important thing is that you keep finding joy in what you’re doing, especially when the joy isn’t finding you.” In her hilarious, relatable voice, Graham reminds us to be curious and compassionate, no matter where life takes us or what we’ve yet to achieve. Grounded and inspiring—and illustrated throughout with drawings by Graham herself—here is a comforting road map to a happy life. “I’ve had ups and downs. I’ve had successes and senior slumps. I’ve been the girl who has the lead, and the one who wished she had the bigger part. The truth? They don’t feel that different from each other.”

A Pocket Guide to College Success

Author: Jamie Shushan
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 1319030890
Release Date: 2016-11-11
Genre: Education

Short and to-the-point, A Pocket Guide to College Success, offers practical coverage on the topics typically covered in a full-size college success text, from academic skills like managing your time, critical thinking, and note taking to life skills such as money management, stress reduction, and pursuing your career path. The second edition of A Pocket Guide to College Success provides additional support on the transition to college as well as features new coverage on motivation, mindset, and goal-setting to help students be successful from the start. With even more emphasis on asking questions, this text focuses on helping students ask the right questions to the right people so that they can drive their own college success. Each new copy of the text can be packaged with LaunchPad for College Success, our online course space that includes videos, the LearningCurve adaptive online assessment tool, and more. A full package of instructional support materials provides instructors all the tools they will need to engage students in this course and increase student retention. Also available: ACES, a nationally norm-referenced student self-assessment of non-cognitive and cognitive skills.

The Art of Public Speaking

Author: Stephen Lucas
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 9780077797669
Release Date: 2014-10-09
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

For over 30 years, instructors around the world have successfully used The Art of Public Speaking to teach the development and presentation of effective speeches. Through personalized and adaptive instruction, the program helps each student think critically, build confidence and make the leap from learning the principles to mastering competent speaking in the classroom and throughout life.