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The challenge of effective speaking, Rudolph F. Verderber, Kathleen S. Verderber

Label
The challenge of effective speaking
Title
The challenge of effective speaking
Statement of responsibility
Rudolph F. Verderber, Kathleen S. Verderber
Title variation
Effective speaking
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
808.5/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN4129.15
LC item number
.V47 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The challenge of effective speaking, Rudolph F. Verderber, Kathleen S. Verderber
Instantiates
Publication
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • pt. 1. Orientation -- 1. Introduction to public speaking -- Public speaking skills empower us -- The public speaking process is audience centered -- Public speaking challenges us to consider audience diversity -- Public speaking challenges us to use critical and creative thinking -- Public speaking challenges us to behave ethically -- Public speaking competence is a learned activity -- 2. Overcoming nervousness through effective speech planning -- Public speaking apprehension -- Developing an effective speech plan -- Preparing a narrative/personal experience speech -- Sample speech : the funeral -- 3. Effective listening -- Attending to the speech -- Understanding and retaining speech information -- Analyzing a speech -- Giving constructive postspeech feedback --
  • pt. 2. Principles -- 4. Determining a speech goal that meets audience needs -- Identifying topics -- Analyzing the audience -- Considering the setting -- Writing a speech goal -- 5. Adapting to audiences -- Determining initial disposition of audience -- Guidelines for effective adaptation -- Forming a specific plan of adaptation -- Adapting your speech to different audiences -- 6. Researching information for your speech -- Finding information : traditional and electronic sources -- What information to look for -- Elaborations : anecdotes, narratives, comparisons and contrasts, and quotations -- Recording information and citing written and electronic sources -- 7. Organizing and outlining the speech body -- Writing a thesis statement -- Outlining main points -- Ordering main points -- Selecting and outlining supporting material -- Developing section transitions -- 8. Organizing the introduction and the conclusion and completing the outline -- Creating the introduction -- Creating the conclusion -- Completing the outline -- 9. Creating and using visual aids -- Types of visual aids -- Methods for displaying visual aids -- Criteria for choosing visual aids -- Principles for designing visual aids -- Guidelines for presenting visual aids -- 10. Practicing speech wording -- Language and meaning -- Speaking clearly -- Speaking vividly -- Speaking emphatically -- Speaking appropriately -- 11. Practicing delivery -- Components of delivery -- Achieving a conversational style -- Rehearsal -- Criteria for evaluating speeches -- Sample speech : catching, throwing, and cradling a Lacrosse ball --
  • pt. 3. Informative and persuasive speaking -- 12. Principles and practices of informative speaking -- Principles of informing -- Methods of informing -- Sample demonstration speech : tablature -- Sample speech of definition : impressionistic painting -- Sample expository speech : women in World War II -- 13. Principles of persuasive speaking -- Choose an ethical speech goal -- Adapt to attitude of audience -- Provide good reasons and sound evidence -- Organize reasons to meet audience attitudes -- Use emotion to motivate audience -- Develop your credibility -- Present the speech convincingly -- Critical thinking and the persuasive principles -- Sample persuasive speech : capital punishment -- 14. Practicing persuasive speaking skills -- Reasoning with audiences -- Sample speech : dangerous trucks -- Motivating audiences -- Sample persuasive speech : notes to neighbors -- Refuting persuasive claims -- Sample speech in favor : prohibiting the use of lie detector tests -- Sample speech of refutation : using lie detector tests --
  • pt. 4. Adapting to other occasions and formats -- 15. Adapting to special occasions -- Introductions -- Presentations -- Acceptances -- Welcomings -- Tributes -- Other ceremonial occasions -- Impromptu speeches -- Manuscript speeches -- 16. Increasing the effectiveness of problem-solving discussions -- Characteristics of effective problem-solving discussions -- The problem-solving discussion process -- Leading problem-solving discussions -- Member responsibilities -- When the discussion goes public -- Appendix. Sample speeches -- The purpose of life : where have all the heroes gone? -- The music in your soul : a celebration of life -- Other speeches
Control code
5053647
Dimensions
26 cm. +
Edition
12th ed.
Extent
xxi, 374 p.
Isbn
9780534563875
Isbn Type
(instructor's ed.)
Lccn
2002103357
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm50488727
  • (OCoLC)50488727
Label
The challenge of effective speaking, Rudolph F. Verderber, Kathleen S. Verderber
Publication
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • pt. 1. Orientation -- 1. Introduction to public speaking -- Public speaking skills empower us -- The public speaking process is audience centered -- Public speaking challenges us to consider audience diversity -- Public speaking challenges us to use critical and creative thinking -- Public speaking challenges us to behave ethically -- Public speaking competence is a learned activity -- 2. Overcoming nervousness through effective speech planning -- Public speaking apprehension -- Developing an effective speech plan -- Preparing a narrative/personal experience speech -- Sample speech : the funeral -- 3. Effective listening -- Attending to the speech -- Understanding and retaining speech information -- Analyzing a speech -- Giving constructive postspeech feedback --
  • pt. 2. Principles -- 4. Determining a speech goal that meets audience needs -- Identifying topics -- Analyzing the audience -- Considering the setting -- Writing a speech goal -- 5. Adapting to audiences -- Determining initial disposition of audience -- Guidelines for effective adaptation -- Forming a specific plan of adaptation -- Adapting your speech to different audiences -- 6. Researching information for your speech -- Finding information : traditional and electronic sources -- What information to look for -- Elaborations : anecdotes, narratives, comparisons and contrasts, and quotations -- Recording information and citing written and electronic sources -- 7. Organizing and outlining the speech body -- Writing a thesis statement -- Outlining main points -- Ordering main points -- Selecting and outlining supporting material -- Developing section transitions -- 8. Organizing the introduction and the conclusion and completing the outline -- Creating the introduction -- Creating the conclusion -- Completing the outline -- 9. Creating and using visual aids -- Types of visual aids -- Methods for displaying visual aids -- Criteria for choosing visual aids -- Principles for designing visual aids -- Guidelines for presenting visual aids -- 10. Practicing speech wording -- Language and meaning -- Speaking clearly -- Speaking vividly -- Speaking emphatically -- Speaking appropriately -- 11. Practicing delivery -- Components of delivery -- Achieving a conversational style -- Rehearsal -- Criteria for evaluating speeches -- Sample speech : catching, throwing, and cradling a Lacrosse ball --
  • pt. 3. Informative and persuasive speaking -- 12. Principles and practices of informative speaking -- Principles of informing -- Methods of informing -- Sample demonstration speech : tablature -- Sample speech of definition : impressionistic painting -- Sample expository speech : women in World War II -- 13. Principles of persuasive speaking -- Choose an ethical speech goal -- Adapt to attitude of audience -- Provide good reasons and sound evidence -- Organize reasons to meet audience attitudes -- Use emotion to motivate audience -- Develop your credibility -- Present the speech convincingly -- Critical thinking and the persuasive principles -- Sample persuasive speech : capital punishment -- 14. Practicing persuasive speaking skills -- Reasoning with audiences -- Sample speech : dangerous trucks -- Motivating audiences -- Sample persuasive speech : notes to neighbors -- Refuting persuasive claims -- Sample speech in favor : prohibiting the use of lie detector tests -- Sample speech of refutation : using lie detector tests --
  • pt. 4. Adapting to other occasions and formats -- 15. Adapting to special occasions -- Introductions -- Presentations -- Acceptances -- Welcomings -- Tributes -- Other ceremonial occasions -- Impromptu speeches -- Manuscript speeches -- 16. Increasing the effectiveness of problem-solving discussions -- Characteristics of effective problem-solving discussions -- The problem-solving discussion process -- Leading problem-solving discussions -- Member responsibilities -- When the discussion goes public -- Appendix. Sample speeches -- The purpose of life : where have all the heroes gone? -- The music in your soul : a celebration of life -- Other speeches
Control code
5053647
Dimensions
26 cm. +
Edition
12th ed.
Extent
xxi, 374 p.
Isbn
9780534563875
Isbn Type
(instructor's ed.)
Lccn
2002103357
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm50488727
  • (OCoLC)50488727

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