The Art of Public Speaking

Author: Dale Carnegie
Publisher: Wyatt North Publishing, LLC
ISBN:
Release Date: 2013-09-08
Genre: Business & Economics

The Art of Public Speaking is a fantastic introduction to public speaking by the master of the art, Dale Carnegie. Public speaking is the process of speaking to a group of people in a structured, deliberate manner intended to inform, influence, or entertain the listeners. It is closely allied to "presenting", although the latter has more of a commercial connotation. In public speaking, as in any form of communication, there are five basic elements, often expressed as "who is saying what to whom using what medium with what effects?" The purpose of public speaking can range from simply transmitting information, to motivating people to act, to simply telling a story. Good orators should be able to change the emotions of their listeners, not just inform them. Public speaking can also be considered a discourse community. Interpersonal communication and public speaking have several components that embrace such things as motivational speaking, leadership/personal development, business, customer service, large group communication, and mass communication. Public speaking can be a powerful tool to use for purposes such as motivation, influence, persuasion, informing, translation, or simply entertaining. A confident speaker is more likely to use this as excitement and create effective speech thus increasing their overall ethos. Dale Breckenridge Carnegie (originally Carnagey until 1922 and possibly somewhat later) (November 24, 1888 – November 1, 1955) was an American writer, lecturer, and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. Born in poverty on a farm in Missouri, he was the author of How to Win Friends and Influence People (1936), a massive bestseller that remains popular today. He also wrote How to Stop Worrying and Start Living (1948), Lincoln the Unknown (1932), and several other books. Perhaps one of Carnegie’s most successful marketing moves was to change the spelling of his last name from “Carnagey” to Carnegie, at a time when Andrew Carnegie (unrelated) was a widely revered and recognized name. By 1916, Dale was able to rent Carnegie Hall itself for a lecture to a packed house. Carnegie's first collection of his writings was Public Speaking: a Practical Course for Business Men (1926), later entitled Public Speaking and Influencing Men in Business (1932). His crowning achievement, however, was when Simon & Schuster published How to Win Friends and Influence People. The book was a bestseller from its debut in 1936, in its 17th printing within a few months. By the time of Carnegie's death, the book had sold five million copies in 31 languages, and there had been 450,000 graduates of his Dale Carnegie Institute. It has been stated in the book that he had critiqued over 150,000 speeches in his participation in the adult education movement of the time. During World War I he served in the U.S. Army. One of the core ideas in his books is that it is possible to change other people's behavior by changing one's reaction to them.

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.

Looseleaf for the Art of Public Speaking 12e

Author: Stephen Lucas
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 1259372936
Release Date: 2015-03-25
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.

Public Speaking Matters

Author: Kory Floyd
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 9780077754938
Release Date: 2014-01-24
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Public Speaking Matters teaches today's diverse student population that adapting to the situation is crucial to speaking success across all segments of their lives. Students learn that adaptability does not mean changing their messages to suit what they believe the audience wants to hear. Instead, successful public speakers adapt to the audience, to the occasion, and to the situation at hand.

Public Speaking for College Career

Author: Hamilton Gregory
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 0078036828
Release Date: 2012-09-17
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

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.

The Art of Public Speaking

Author: Dale Carnegie
Publisher: Diamond Pocket Books Pvt Ltd
ISBN: 9789352789436
Release Date: 2018-04-28
Genre: Self-Help

The efficiency of a book is like that of a man, in one important respect: its attitude toward its subject is the first source of its power. A book may be full of good ideas well expressed, but if its writer views his subject from the wrong angle even his excellent advice may prove to be ineffective. This book stands or falls by its authors' attitude toward its subject. If the best way to teach oneself or others to speak effectively in public is to fill the mind with rules, and to set up fixed standards for the interpretation of thought, the utterance of language, the making of gestures, and all the rest, then this book will be limited in value to such stray ideas throughout its pages as may prove helpful to the reader–as an effort to enforce a group of principles it must be reckoned a failure, because it is then untrue.

Invitation to Public Speaking National Geographic Edition

Author: Cindy L. Griffin
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337515979
Release Date: 2016-10-11
Genre: Drama

Griffin's INVITATION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC EDITION, 6th Edition, brings a unique invitational approach to the public speaking course. As an antidote to the argument culture promoted by the media, INVITATION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING represents public speaking as a public dialogue, whether its purpose is to persuade, inform, or entertain. Audience-centered and practical, this approach emphasizes real-world contexts for public speaking with special features on Public Speaking in the Workplace, Ethical Moments, Civic Engagement, and relatable case studies from NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC researchers, scientists, artists, educators, and activists who use public speaking to save endangered species, document human tragedies, or promote scientific and cultural discoveries. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Public Speaking The Evolving Art

Author: Stephanie J. Coopman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337516709
Release Date: 2016-09-14
Genre: Drama

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 context. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Experience Psychology

Author: Laura King
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 9780077732981
Release Date: 2012-10-04
Genre: Psychology


Theater

Author: Edwin Wilson
Publisher:
ISBN: 0072907363
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Performing Arts

Created for Theater Appreciation courses that cover both history and elements, Theater: The Lively Art, 6/e remains a comprehensive introductory theater text: an introduction to the audience's experience of theater, an investigation of the elements of theater, and a study of the important developments in the history of theater.

Business English

Author: Mary Ellen Guffey
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305887107
Release Date: 2016-01-02
Genre: Business & Economics

Readers refresh and strengthen language skills with proven grammar instruction and extensive learning resources found in BUSINESS ENGLISH, 12E by Mary Ellen Guffey and Carolyn Seefer. The market leader in grammar and mechanics since its first publication, BUSINESS ENGLISH uses a three-level approach to divide topics into manageable units that help readers hone the critical skills needed most. Packed with insights from the authors’ more than 60 years of combined classroom experience, this edition helps readers develop the strong language skills necessary to perform confidently in today’s digital classroom and tomorrow’s workplace. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Art of Game Design

Author: Jesse Schell
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781498759564
Release Date: 2015-09-15
Genre: Computers

Good game design happens when you view your game from as many perspectives as possible. Written by one of the world's top game designers, The Art of Game Design presents 100+ sets of questions, or different lenses, for viewing a game’s design, encompassing diverse fields such as psychology, architecture, music, visual design, film, software engineering, theme park design, mathematics, puzzle design, and anthropology. This Second Edition of a Game Developer Front Line Award winner: Describes the deepest and most fundamental principles of game design Demonstrates how tactics used in board, card, and athletic games also work in top-quality video games Contains valuable insight from Jesse Schell, the former chair of the International Game Developers Association and award-winning designer of Disney online games The Art of Game Design, Second Edition gives readers useful perspectives on how to make better game designs faster. It provides practical instruction on creating world-class games that will be played again and again.