A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking

A PDF-style e-book
Author: Dan O'Hair,Hannah Rubenstein,Rob Stewart
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1457637081
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 368
View: 8788
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,Hannah Rubenstein,Rob Stewart
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 1319019714
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 336
View: 9146
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,Hannah Rubenstein,Rob Stewart
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312585136
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 352
View: 8045
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.

Pocket Guide to APA Style

Author: Robert Perrin
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495912638
Category: Reference
Page: 176
View: 1939
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.

Speak and Get Results

Complete Guide to Speeches & Presentations Work Bus
Author: Sandy Linver,Jim Mengert
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0671893165
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 215
View: 5806
Tells how to motivate listeners, handle questions, make an authoritative impression, and reduce audience resistance, and looks at specific business situations

Speak Up

An Illustrated Guide to Public Speaking
Author: Douglas M. Fraleigh,Joseph S. Tuman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312621884
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 784
View: 5679
Provides information on the concepts and theories of public speaking along with a variety of real-life examples and visual explanations.

DK Guide to Public Speaking

Author: Lisa A. Ford-Brown,Dk Dorling Kindersley
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134380896
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 528
View: 9151
For courses in Public Speaking An easy-to-navigate, visually engaging guide to becoming an effective public speaker DK Guide to Public Speaking gives students the practical information they seek, supported by the concepts and theories instructors want -- all presented within a compelling Dorling Kindersley design that facilitates an intuitive learning experience. Author Lisa Ford-Brown offers a user-friendly resource that equips students with the tools to become effective public speakers. The Third Edition has been updated with contemporary examples of speeches and presentation aids to engage students and ensure a contemporary view of public speaking. DK Guide to Public Speaking, Third Edition is also available via Pearson Revel(tm), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.

Successful Presentation Skills

Author: Andrew Bradbury
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 9780749445607
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 149
View: 7952
Effective communication is essential for business success. From training new employees to building a rapport with potential clients, the ability to deliver information, whilst achieving maximum impact, is a skill that all business people need, yet many find difficult to master. This fully revised edition continues to provide practical advice, addressing the common problems people face when making a presentation. Ideal for the inexperienced speaker or anyone wanting to improve their communication skills, Successful Presentation Skills includes tips on how to: overcome nerves; be concise; understand body language; use visual aids effectively. Now in its third edition it includes up-to-date information and tips to achieve a first-class presentation, including advice on structuring a presentaion and the advantages of using PowerPoint technology. An indispensible guide to communicating with confidence.

A Pocket Guide to College Success

Author: Jamie Shushan
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781319030896
Category: Education
Page: 256
View: 8536
Short and to-the-point, A Pocket Guide to College Success, offers practical coverage on the topics typically covered in a full-size college success text, from academic skills like managing your time, critical thinking, and note taking to life skills such as money management, stress reduction, and pursuing your career path. The second edition of A Pocket Guide to College Success provides additional support on the transition to college as well as features new coverage on motivation, mindset, and goal-setting to help students be successful from the start. With even more emphasis on asking questions, this text focuses on helping students ask the right questions to the right people so that they can drive their own college success. Each new copy of the text can be packaged with LaunchPad for College Success, our online course space that includes videos, the LearningCurve adaptive online assessment tool, and more. A full package of instructional support materials provides instructors all the tools they will need to engage students in this course and increase student retention. Also available: ACES, a nationally norm-referenced student self-assessment of non-cognitive and cognitive skills.

A Speaker's Guidebook

Text and Reference
Author: Dan O'Hair,Rob Stewart,Hannah Rubenstein
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312642865
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 576
View: 6607
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.

Speak with Courage

50+ Insider Strategies for Presenting with Confidence
Author: Martin McDermott
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781457638343
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 256
View: 5590
Instructors and students understand that fear of public speaking is one of the biggest challenges in the introductory course. And that’s where Speak with Courage comes in. Author and master teacher Martin McDermott has helped over 3,000 students overcome their fears and rise above speech anxiety by applying the right techniques. Speak with Courage offers 50+ diverse strategies—class-tested, rhetorical, practical, and fun—that help students at every stage of the speechmaking process, from getting started and choosing a topic to delivering the presentation and learning from the experience. Helpful and effective, this well-written and appealing text is the tool you need to get your students up and speaking—with confidence. Speak with Courage is also available as an inexpensive e-book, a great add on to any course with a public speaking component.

Pocket Guide to Public Speaking

Author: William S. Pfeiffer
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780130415448
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 143
View: 538
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.

Public Speaking in a Diverse Society

Author: Patricia Kearney,Tim Plax
Publisher: Custom Publishing
ISBN: 9781133523208
Category: Business & Economics
Page: N.A
View: 6665
This user-friendly text provides in the most practical way the latest thinking and research about giving a speech.

Pocket Guide to Technical Writing

Author: William S. Pfeiffer
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780130476111
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 225
View: 6010
This book provides brief guidelines and models for 16 different documents - from letters and memos to proposals and many types of reports. It also offers guidelines for special topics, such as graphics and speeches.

Alcoholics Anonymous

the story of how many thousands of men and women have recovered from alcoholism
Author: Bill W.
Publisher: N.A
Category: Alcoholics
Page: 575
View: 2695

Listen to Succeed

Author: Leslie B. Shore
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781475282269
Category: Self-Help
Page: 114
View: 4004
How do CEOs stay at the top? How do married couples happily stay together? How do sales people stay on the top of their game? How to parents ensure great relationships with their children? They all share the ability to listen effectively. Listen to Succeed explores the underlying need for effective listening; points out the stumbling blocks that contribute to not being as effective a listener as we can be; and shows us how we can dramatically improve this skill. This book will give you a new way to communicate successfully with your clients, patients, co-workers, friends, and family . . . with virtually everyone you come in contact with. Listen to Succeed is for Leaders & Their Teams, Students & Teachers, Parents & Children, Doctors & Patients, For Anyone and Everyone who wants to build strong, productive, thriving relationships. It's never too late to become a more effective listener. Read this book with care and consideration and LISTEN to the voice inside. "Full of ideas about a subject we thought we already knew about. Listen to Succeed shows us ways to improve, perhaps dramatically improve, our listening skills . . . This is a well organized, easy-to-read book brimming with tools and tips to help us become more successful listeners, even in areas we didn't even know we weren't paying attention." -Jean Illsley Clark, author Self-Esteem a Family Affair

A Rulebook for Arguments

Author: Anthony Weston
Publisher: Hackett Publishing
ISBN: 1624666558
Category: Philosophy
Page: 118
View: 1517
From academic writing to personal and public discourse, the need for good arguments and better ways of arguing is greater than ever before. This timely fifth edition of A Rulebook for Arguments sharpens an already-classic text, adding updated examples and a new chapter on public debates that provides rules for the etiquette and ethics of sound public dialogue as well as clear and sound thinking in general.

Real Communication: An Introduction with Mass Communication

Author: Dan O'Hair,Mary Wiemann
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312605773
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 672
View: 8803
Real Communication uses stories from real people and the world around us to present the best and most lively introduction to communication concepts. Professors and students alike have fallen in love with Real Communication’s down-to-earth writing style, its coverage of research, and its wealth of learning and teaching tools. They also appreciate how Real Communication strives to weave the discipline’s different strands together with the CONNECT feature that shows students how concepts work and apply across interpersonal, small group, public speaking, and mass media contexts. The Second Edition is even better with a broader array of engaging examples, new coverage of hot topics in the field like Intercultural and mediated communication, plus a public speaking unit honed to provide the essential information students need for this fast-paced course. A new chapter on mass communication connects topics like media convergence, mediated communication, media messages, and media effects to everyday communication. To order a desk copy of Real Communication: An Introduction with Mass Communication please contact your local sales representative and use ISBN-13: 978-0-312-60577-3.


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Author: Steven A. Beebe,Susan J. Beebe
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780134380902
Page: 288
View: 4984