Public Speaking Handbook

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Author: Steven A. Beebe,Susan J. Beebe

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780133753981

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 512

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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(tm), an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn.

A Concise Public Speaking Handbook

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Author: Steven A. Beebe,Susan J. Beebe

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 013440176X

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 304

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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.

Invitation to Public Speaking - National Geographic Edition

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Author: Cindy L. Griffin

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285066146

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 400

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INVITATION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING was designed to provide you with solid public speaking skills that will serve you well. This text shows you the power and importance of public speaking in your life as well as in the community. This special National Geographic Learning edition includes dynamic and exciting stories and tips from young people who are committed to sharing their passion for conservation and learning, accompanied by spectacular National Geographic photographs. Speech-building help and examples of student speeches in every chapter help you understand the basic concepts so that you learn how to give successful speeches. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Cengage Advantage Books: The Speaker's Compact Handbook

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Author: Jo Sprague,Douglas Stuart,David Bodary

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305854799

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

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Packing a wealth of information into a succinct resource, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE SPEAKER'S COMPACT HANDBOOK, 5th Edition, provides a comprehensive yet concise reference for the introductory public speaking course. An excellent value and useful to students in any major, this brief handbook grounded in academic research and practical experience features speech excerpts and full-speech examples, illustrations, and critical thinking questions that students can use on their journey to becoming effective public speakers. The spiral-bound format and flexible standalone chapters allow students to access the topics they need to create great speeches easily, while Key Points, Quick Tips, and Checklists help them stay on track. New Web Links features point students to additional information on related topics. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Public Speaking

An Audience-Centered Approach

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Author: Steven A. Beebe,Susan J. Beebe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780134380919

Category:

Page: 432

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A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking

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Author: Dan O'Hair,Hannah Rubenstein,Rob Stewart

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1319019714

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 336

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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.

The Confident Speaker's Handbook

A Practical Hands-On Approach to Public Speaking

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Author: Thomas Valasek

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781465211538

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 212

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Public Speaking Handbook

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Author: Steven A. Beebe,Susan J. Beebe

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0133883116

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 560

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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.

A Speaker's Guidebook

Text and Reference

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Author: Dan O'Hair,Rob Stewart,Hannah Rubenstein

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0312642865

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 576

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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.

Public Speaking

Strategies for Success

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Author: David Zarefsky

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780134202228

Category: Public speaking

Page: 407

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The Speaker's Handbook

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Author: Jo Sprague,Douglas Stuart,David Bodary

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 111134650X

Category: Social Science

Page: 528

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THE SPEAKER'S HANDBOOK is an excellent textbook for students in a public speaking course, as well as a practical reference for the independent speaker. Its thorough coverage addresses the public speaking process, including planning, listening, and presentation aids, yet each topic can stand alone, giving readers a convenient reference for particular topics. Forward-thinking new coauthor David Bodary joins Jo Sprague and Doug Stuart in this tenth edition of THE SPEAKER'S HANDBOOK to engage today's students in active learning beyond the classroom. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Vaccine Handbook

A Practical Guide for Clinicians: the Purple Book

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Author: Gary S. Marshall

Publisher: Professional Communications

ISBN: 1932610642

Category: Medical

Page: 560

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An authoritative, user-friendly guide to vaccination. Easy to navigate yet replete with up-to-date information, the "Purple Book" contains practical advice and background for the practitioner on vaccine infrastructure, standards and regulations, business aspects of vaccine practice, general recommendations, schedules, special circumstances, and how to address a patient's concerns about vaccines. Specific information about vaccine-preventable diseases, the rationale for vaccine use, and available products is included. The book is targeted to pediatricians, family practitioners, internists, obstetricians, residents, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.

The World Factbook

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Author: Central Intelligence Agency

Publisher: Masterlab

ISBN: 8379912136

Category: Reference

Page: 3100

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The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. The World Factbook is prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency. Comprehensive guide full of facts, maps, flags, and detailed information. A must for travellers, businessmen, politicians, and all who wants to know more about our fascinating world. -- We share these facts with the people of all nations in the belief that knowledge of the truth underpins the functioning of free societies (From official webpage). Tags: world, guide, facts, almanach

Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)–Fifth Edition

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Author: Project Management Institute

Publisher: Project Management Institute

ISBN: 1935589814

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 589

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A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) —Fifth Edition reflects the collaboration and knowledge of working project managers and provides the fundamentals of project management as they apply to a wide range of projects. This internationally recognized standard gives project managers the essential tools to practice project management and deliver organizational results. • A 10th Knowledge Area has been added; Project Stakeholder Management expands upon the importance of appropriately engaging project stakeholders in key decisions and activities. • Project data information and information flow have been redefined to bring greater consistency and be more aligned with the Data, Information, Knowledge and Wisdom (DIKW) model used in the field of Knowledge Management. • Four new planning processes have been added: Plan Scope Management, Plan Schedule Management, Plan Cost Management and Plan Stakeholder Management: These were created to reinforce the concept that each of the subsidiary plans are integrated through the overall project management plan.

Public Speaking: Concepts and Skills for a Diverse Society

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Author: Clella Jaffe

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305537254

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 352

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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.

Mastering Public Speaking

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Author: George L. Grice,John F. Skinner

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205388820

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 475

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Equips students with a firm grounding in the how's and why's of public speaking by providing an ideal balance of theory and skills while placing an important emphasis on critiquing, ethics, and critical thinking. Written in a casual, lively style and clearly organized, this edition of Mastering Public Speaking builds on its previous success. The Fifth Edition retains its popular and distinctive emphasis on the ethical contract between speaker and listener and on the value of critiquing speeches to improve one's own skills. Students also learn how to think critically as they choose speech topics, conduct research, organize content, select language, manage nervousness, and deliver speeches. The Fifth Edition features a heightened emphasis on the role of new technology in the public speaking process and shows students how to effectively use the latest in technology to research and deliver speeches. Full of student examples from both two- and four-year schools, Mastering Public Speaking adds interest and relevance to all aspects of the speech-making process.

Risk Communication

A Handbook for Communicating Environmental, Safety, and Health Risks

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Author: Regina E. Lundgren,Andrea H. McMakin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119456150

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 544

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The essential handbook for effectively communicating environmental, safety, and health risks, fully revised and updated Now in its sixth edition, Risk Communication has proven to be a valuable resource for environmental, safety, and health professionals who are tasked with the responsibility of understanding how to apply the most current approaches to communicating risk and debunking misinformation. The sixth edition updates the text with fresh and illustrative examples, lessons learned, and recent research as well as provides advice and guidelines for communicating risk information. The authors include background information to understand the basic theories and practices of risk communication and explain how to plan an effective strategy and put it into action. The book also contains data on evaluating risk communication efforts and explores how to communicate risk during and after a health or environmental emergency. Risk Communication brings together in one resource proven scientific research with practical, hands-on guidance from risk practitioners with over 30 years of experience in the field. This important guide: Provides new examples of communication plans in government and industry, the depiction of probability, methods of working with news media, and use of social media Contains a new chapter on partnerships which covers topics such as assigning roles and expectations, ending partnerships, and more Includes information on Americans with Disability Act laws, particularly Sections 504 and 508 that deal with electronic tools Presents real-world case studies with key lessons all risk communicators can apply. Written for engineers, scientists, professors and students, land use planners, public health practitioners, communication specialists, consultants, and regulators, the revised sixth edition of Risk Communication is the must-have guide for professionals who communicate risks.

Telling Each Other the Truth

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Author: William Backus

Publisher: Bethany House

ISBN: 0764201573

Category: Religion

Page: 192

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"Readers will gain insight in speaking truth in love, learn to avoid manipulating others, and realize the freedom of saying 'no.'"--Provided by publisher.

The Art of Public Speaking

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Author: Dale Carnegie,Wyatt North

Publisher: Wyatt North Publishing, LLC

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 426

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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.