Public Speaking

Author: David Zarefsky
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134169883
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Public speaking

For courses in Public Speaking. Teach Readers Sound Strategies for Public Speaking Public Speaking: Strategies for Success gives readers the tools they need to think critically, plan strategically, and speak effectively. By thinking analytically, organizing ideas, doing sound research, and properly assessing their audiences, readers learn how to successfully inform and persuade. In the process, they build necessary skills for many other areas of life. The Eighth Edition builds on the idea that public speaking is a strategic practice. It allows readers to recognize that public speaking is an art dictated by the dynamics of an audience. By learning a set of norms and expectations and strategizing how to plan for any situation, readers are better able to achieve their public speaking goals. Students learn to prepare for any public speaking situation by assessing different strategies and developing habits of analysis and memory through examples, activities and sample speeches. Emphasis on underlying theory throughout helps readers understand how certain speakers and their audiences engage one another. Also available with MyCommunicationLab� MyCommunicationLab for the Public Speaking course extends learning online to engage readers and improve results. Media resources with assignments bring concepts to life, and offer readers opportunities to practice applying what they've learned. Please note: this version of MyCommunicationLab does not include an eText. 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: 0134319974 / 9780134319971 Public Speaking: Strategies for Success, Plus MyCommunicationLab for Public Speaking -- Access Card Package, 8/e Package consists of: 0134169883 / 9780134169880 Public Speaking: Strategies for Success, 8/e 0133907279 / 9780133907278 MyCommunicationLab for Public Speaking Public Speaking: Strategies for Success, Eighth Edition is also available via REVEL(tm) , an interactive learning environment that enables readers to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.

Public Speaking

Author: David Zarefsky
Publisher:
ISBN: 0134202228
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Public speaking


Public Speaking

Author: David Zarefsky
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134202310
Release Date: 2016-02-12
Genre: Performing Arts

For courses in Public Speaking. Teach Readers Sound Strategies for Public Speaking Public Speaking: Strategies for Success gives readers the tools they need to think critically, plan strategically, and speak effectively. By thinking analytically, organizing ideas, doing sound research, and properly assessing their audiences, readers learn how to successfully inform and persuade. In the process, they build necessary skills for many other areas of life. The Eighth Edition builds on the idea that public speaking is a strategic practice. It allows readers to recognize that public speaking is an art dictated by the dynamics of an audience. By learning a set of norms and expectations and strategizing how to plan for any situation, readers are better able to achieve their public speaking goals. Students learn to prepare for any public speaking situation by assessing different strategies and developing habits of analysis and memory through examples, activities and sample speeches. Emphasis on underlying theory throughout helps readers understand how certain speakers and their audiences engage one another. Also available with MyCommunicationLab® MyCommunicationLab for the Public Speaking course extends learning online to engage readers and improve results. Media resources with assignments bring concepts to life, and offer readers opportunities to practice applying what they’ve learned. Please note: this version of MyCommunicationLab does not include an eText. 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: 0134319974 / 9780134319971 Public Speaking: Strategies for Success, Plus MyCommunicationLab for Public Speaking — Access Card Package, 8/e Package consists of: 0134169883 / 9780134169880 Public Speaking: Strategies for Success, 8/e 0133907279 / 9780133907278 MyCommunicationLab for Public Speaking Public Speaking: Strategies for Success, Eighth Edition is also available via REVEL™ , an interactive learning environment that enables readers to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.

Public Speaking

Author: David Zarefsky
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 0205504051
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Public Speaking: Strategies for Successproposes that at all stages of the public speaking process, people should learn how to develop and apply strategies to speaking situations they encounter throughout their lives. David Zarefsky, one of today's leading scholars in speech communication, encourages the reader to think through and about the public speaking process. Zarefsky urges the reader to consider the diversity of audiences, occasions, and speakers and to choose a specific purpose, a relevant topic, and the appropriate material to make their speeches successful.

Inviting Transformation

Author: Sonja K. Foss
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 9781478608684
Release Date: 2011-05-24
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The third edition of Inviting Transformation continues to offer a refreshing, innovative approach to public speaking, or what the authors call presentational speaking to acknowledge that not all important speaking occurs in formal public settings. The book introduces readers to invitational rhetoric, a mode of communicating that offers an effective response to the diversity that characterizes the world. In an invitational approach, speakers communicate not to win or to prove superiority but to clarify ideas and to achieve understanding for all participants in an interaction. Respect for the diversity of the world also is emphasized in the book in that the traditional speaking model has been expanded to include speaking options that characterize diverse cultural groups. For all of the processes of presentingsuch as selecting a speaking goal, organizing ideas, elaborating on ideas, and delivering the presentation the book includes and validates more inclusive speaking practices. Sample presentations reflect concepts presented in the text, providing clear and contemporary examples of the best invitational speaking practices. The exceptionally accessible writing style and reasonable price make this concise text attractive for students and instructors alike.

Mathematics A Practical Odyssey

Author: David B. Johnson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305464858
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Genre: Mathematics

MATHEMATICS: A PRACTICAL ODYSSEY, 8th Edition demonstrates mathematics' usefulness and relevance to students' daily lives through topics such as calculating interest and understanding voting systems. Well known for its clear writing and unique variety of topics, the text emphasizes problem-solving skills, practical applications, and the history of mathematics, and unveils the relevance of mathematics and its human aspect to students. To offer flexibility in content, the book contains more information than might be covered in a one-term course. In addition, the chapters are independent of each other, further enabling instructors to select the ideal topics for their courses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Smart Talk

Author: Lisa B. Marshall
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781250029584
Release Date: 2013-01-22
Genre: Self-Help

Have you ever lost out on a promotion? Struggled with a difficult conversation? Been put on the spot and blanked? Imagine if... ...you were better at persuading others and negotiating for what you want. ...you were more fluent at introducing yourself, making conversation, and following up. ...you were better at delivering feedback, receiving criticism, and using positive language. ...you were perceived as more diplomatic and charismatic. Smart Talk applies up-to-date communication research to everyday situations and gives smart, practical, step-by-step directions to achieve results. Smart Talk is no ordinary book— it's the Swiss Army Knife of communication—a comprehensive set of tools to build strong relationships and avoid communication breakdowns. With proven strategies and practical action plans, Smart Talk will help you resolve conflicts, strengthen your natural charisma, and master the art of persuasion. Never again will you dread a holiday party or be rendered speechless at a business meeting. Backed by solid research and written in an engaging narrative style with a warm sense of humor, communication expert Lisa B. Marshall translates her wealth of experience into practical, fresh advice to help you navigate any complex situation, and achieve professional success.

On Earth as It Is in Advertising

Author: Sam Van Eman
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 9781608994939
Release Date: 2010-04-01
Genre: Religion

Reveals how advertising attempts to mimic the gospel message by wrongly defining human identity and promising to fulfill essential human needs.

Masculinities in Contemporary American Culture

Author: Thomas Keith
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317595342
Release Date: 2017-01-12
Genre: Social Science

Masculinities in Contemporary American Culture offers readers a multidisciplinary, intersectional overview of masculinity studies that includes both theoretical and applied lenses. Keith combines current research with historical perspectives to demonstrate the contexts in which masculine identities have come evolved. With an emphasis on popular culture -- particularly film, TV, video games, and music -- this text invites students to examine their gendered sensibilities and discuss the ways in which different forms of media appeal to toxic masculinity.

Dorothy Day

Author: Robert Coles
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 0201079747
Release Date: 1989-01-22
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Robert Coles first met Dorothy Day over thirty-five years ago when, as a medical student, he worked in one of her Catholic Worker soup kitchens. He remained close to this inspiring and controversial woman until her death in 1980. His book, an intellectual and psychological portrait, confronts candidly the central puzzles of her life: the sophisticated Greenwich Village novelist and reporter who converted to Catholicism; the single mother who raised her child in a most unorthodox ”family”; her struggles with sexuality, loneliness, and pride; her devout religious conservatism coupled with radical politics. This intense portrait is based on many years of conversation and correspondence, as well as tape-recorded interviews.

Political Campaign Communication

Author: Judith S. Trent
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 9781442206731
Release Date: 2011-08-16
Genre: Political Science

Now in its seventh edition, Political Campaign Communication provides a realistic understanding of the strategic and tactical communication practices utilized in contemporary political campaigns. It draws on a wealth of examples from local to national political campaigns and communication theory to illustrate principles and practices of campaigns such as functions, stages, communicative styles, public speaking, debates, interpersonal communication, political advertising, and the use of the internet and new media. Trent, Friedenberg, and Denton's classic text has been updated to reflect recent election campaigns, including the 2010 congressional elections and the initial stages of the 2012 presidential election. Many sections now focus on the most recent presidential elections, and the campaigns of Barack Obama and John McCain. In addition, the authors have examined the expanding role of the internet in political campaigns. Political Campaign Communication continues to be a classroom favorite-a thoroughly researched, insightful, and reader-friendly text.

Public Speaking

Author: Michael Osborn
Publisher:
ISBN: 0618095977
Release Date: 2000-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Public Speaking, 5/e, a comprehensive, mainstream text for the introductory course in communication, stresses cultural diversity, ethics, and gender throughout, offering clear and accessible explanations on the hows and whys of public speaking. Abundant speech examples from students and professionals provide motivation, and coverage of listener apprehension, addressing the roadblocks to being an effective listener, reflects current research in the field. A unique and functional approach to motivation in Chapter 4 provides more practical material for students. A strong emphasis on modern computer technology outlines how it can assist the speaker in developing effective presentation aids and identifies the Internet as a useful research tool. A diverse web site for students and instructors includes an extensive list of Internet, library, and multimedia resources, with subject matter ranging from environmental concerns to news and law. Information may also be found on speech preparation, multicultural activities, and videos.

Foundations of Music Enhanced

Author: Robert Nelson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285446165
Release Date: 2014-01-30
Genre: Music

This versatile text provides a detailed introduction to fundamental musical concepts while remaining clear, concise, and accessible, even for non-majors. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.