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 Higher Education
ISBN: 9780312585136
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.

Um Ah Um

Author: Noel Sanderson
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 1479135518
Release Date: 2012-11-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The skills required in order to become a good public speaker can be developed by almost everyone. It just takes time, a little coaching, and of course valuable experience also helps. Observing a few basic rules can vastly improve a speech so that even the most hesitant of people can offer an audience a positive experience. This pocket guide is intended to introduce you to some of the foundational elements that all good speakers must build into their preparation and presentation.--Introduction, pages 6-7.

Advanced Public Speaking

Author: Michael J. Hostetler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781315441788
Release Date: 2017-01-12
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Advanced Public Speaking: A Leader's Guide is a comprehensive textbook designed to serve as a speech-making reference for upper-level undergraduate students. Now in its second edition, this volume offers brand new classroom-tested chapter assignments, updated examples, and new content on speaking to international and remote audiences. An instructor’s manual and test bank are available for download on the book’s companion website, offering everything from guidance in constructing a syllabus, to lecture suggestions, to classroom activities. This student-engagement focused and flexible text offers students the opportunity to increase their speaking abilities across a variety of more specific and complex contexts.

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.

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.

Pocket Guide to Technical Presentations and Professional Speaking

Author: Steven B. Zwickel
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0131529625
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Business & Economics

A handbook that promotes the art of good speaking,Pocket Guide to Technical Presentations provides basic guidelines that foster confidence. Up-to-date information in a simple, straightforward format–you will learn to speak competently, overcome anxiety, analyze the audience, research a topic, and to organize, illustrate, and deliver a professional-level talk. After a comprehensive and interesting overview about public speaking and technical presentations, this convenient pocket guide covers audience analysis, coping with anxiety, presentation organization, illustrating the presentation, graphics, delivery, evaluation, and adapting to different situations.Because of its convenient size, ease of use, and informative appendix, this guide is invaluable to those who need to present information from all walks of life: from students to trainer-facilitators to CEOs.

A Pocket Guide to Business for Engineers and Surveyors

Author: H. Edmund Bergeron
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471758495
Release Date: 2009-08-17
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Pulling from his 30+ years of experience running his own engineering and surveying services firm, Ed Bergeron gathers, in concise, practical, and often amusing writing, all the information an engineer or surveyor needs to know to grow their career, expand their business, manage staff and projects, understand the financial and legal aspects of their work, and conduct themselves in a professional and ethical manner when dealing with clients and colleagues. Both the fields of surveying and engineering are making strides towards advancing their stature by increasingly requiring licensure, expanding continuing education offerings, and adding elements of professional practice into all levels of education. This book presents the skills that differentiate the technician from the professional, and will serve as a tool for the advancement of the profession.

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.

Ecology

Author: Ernest Callenbach
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520942221
Release Date: 2008-09-03
Genre: Nature

Offering essential environmental wisdom for the twenty-first century, this lively, compact book explains more than sixty basic ecological concepts in an easy-to-use A-to-Z format. From Air and Biodiversity to Restoration and Zoos, Ecology: A Pocket Guide forms a dynamic web of ideas that can be entered at any point or read straight through. An accessible, informative guide to achieving ecoliteracy, it tells the story of the amazing interconnectivity of life on Earth and along the way provides the ecological understanding necessary for fighting environmental degradation. This new edition has been updated throughout and features five new essays on the topics of biotechnology, global warming, migration, smell, and tourism.

Pocket Guide to APA Style

Author: Robert Perrin
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780495912637
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Genre: Reference

An ideal tool for students writing research papers across the disciplines, the POCKET GUIDE TO APA STYLE, 4th Edition, offers straightforward explanations, annotated examples, and margin notes designed to help students write properly documented papers in the latest APA style. Thorough and practical, this concise guide is not only less expensive and easier for undergraduates to use than the APA Manual, it also includes additional information about the research-writing process. In this updated edition, students will also find extensive coverage of electronic sources, preparing them to both evaluate and correctly use Internet references in their own research. The 4th Edition incorporates all essential changes reflected in the sixth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2009). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Public Speaking Playbook

Author: Teri Kwal Gamble
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781506359908
Release Date: 2017-01-03
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Learn to speak in public without breaking a sweat! The Public Speaking Playbook, Second Edition, shows students how to prepare, practice, and present their public speeches with the highest level of confidence. With a focus on actively building skills, Teri Kwal Gamble and Michael W. Gamble coach students in the fundamentals of the public speaking process, using brief interactive learning modules that allow students to practice—and improve—their public speaking. The highly anticipated Second Edition of this bestselling text features a more inclusive playbook analogy, exposing students to additional arenas—for example, politics, music, and business—to hone their skills and improve their performance. As students master the skills, they are also encouraged to think critically about what it means to “play fair” in public speaking, with a focus on diversity, ethics, and civic engagement.

Public Speaking Concepts and Skills for a Diverse Society

Author: Clella Jaffe
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305537255
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Genre: Performing Arts

A culturally informed book that never loses sight of its fundamental purpose, PUBLIC SPEAKING: CONCEPTS AND SKILLS FOR A DIVERSE SOCIETY, 8e trains readers to be effective public speakers and listeners in a world filled with monumental cultural, political, and technological changes. It combines 2,500-year-old principles with up-to-date research into concepts, skills, theories, applications, and critical-thinking proficiencies essential for listening and speaking well. Discussions of classic public speaking topics are grounded in an awareness of the impact of cultural nuances that range from gender differences to co-cultures within the United States to the traditions of other nations-giving readers a heightened awareness of and sensitivity to their audience. Reflecting the latest research and practices, it includes new coverage of listening competencies, online courses, legacy journalism and native digital news outlets, MAPit, powerful language forms, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.