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On the Shelves at CCBC Libraries
The Essentials of Persuasive Public Speaking by
Among the many pieces of expert advice in The Essentials of Persuasive Public Speaking is this nugget: "To capture attention, define a problem that keeps listeners up at night." Wyeth may as well be talking about the book itself--for nothing keeps us up at night like the prospect of giving a speech in the morning.In this portable, brief, and lucid guide to presenting, Wyeth counsels how to calm a thumping heart and reveals techniques on preparation, delivery, and visual aids as he gives you vivid stories and rubber-meets-the-road advice. And he does more than simply ease your dread; he inspires you with historical accounts and incisive observations on the power and purpose of speaking well. From advice on the pitch and pace of your speaking voice to admonishments against squirrel-paw hands and data-crammed PowerPoint slides, Wyeth's pointers will give you the focus and confidence to stand up straight, lean forward, and tell your story well.
Call Number: PN4129.15 .W94 2014
Cengage Advantage Series: Essentials of Public Speaking by
Think public speaking skills aren't important? Think again. Packed with sample speeches illustrating what to do as well as plenty of examples detailing what not to do, this value-priced public speaking text equips you with the essential skills and theories needed to become an effective public speaker. ESSENTIALS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING delivers abundant practical advice, intriguing discussions on the role of ethics in public speaking, and up-to-date coverage on effectively using technology in speech development and delivery. The sixth edition will help you get started with effective public speaking in the very first chapter with information on 11 types of introductory speeches. You'll learn how to answer interview questions on Skype and prepare video clips for college or job applications. You'll be able to access �how-to� videos on your mobile device by scanning QR codes in the book's Quick Start Guide.
Call Number: PN4129.15 .H36 2015
How to Write and Give a Speech by
With more than 65,000 copies sold in two editions and recommended by Forbes and U.S. News & World Report, this newly updated guide offers sound advice on every aspect of researching, writing, and delivering an effective speech. Filled with anecdotes, examples, and practical advice, this accessible guide makes one of the most daunting tasks manageable - and even fun. Speaking coach Joan Detz covers everything from the basics to the finer points of writing and delivering a speech with persuasion, style, and humor. Topics include:Assessing your audienceResearching your subject-and deciding what to leave outKeeping it simpleUsing imagery, quotations, repetition, and humorSpecial-occasion speechesSpeaking to international audiencesUsing Power Point and other visual aidsAnd many moreUpdated to include new examples and the latest technology, as well as a section on social media, this is a must-have for anyone who writes and delivers speeches, whether novices or experienced veterans at the podium.
Call Number: PN4121 .D388 2014
Own Any Occasion by
In Own Any Occasion: Mastering the Art of Speaking and Presenting, renowned speaker and educator Erik Palmer taps into his vast experience to simplify the process of extraordinary speaking. Palmer offers a tried-and-true approach and shows how to craft the perfect message, then captivate audiences with exceptional delivery. Great speaking does not come easy. But even the wallflowers among us can't avoid speaking forever. In Own Any Occasion, speaker and educator Erik Palmer taps into his vast experience to simplify the process of extraordinary speaking, whether you're giving a wedding toast or preparing for a one-on-one sales call. His approach is equal parts preparation and delivery: Never speak unless you have something worth saying, and never let a poor performance diminish a good message. In 11 steps, Palmer shows readers how to craft the perfect message and captivate audiences with exceptional delivery, no matter the circumstance. He demonstrates that the steps to impress when you meet your in-laws for the first time are the same ones that will help you succeed in front of an auditorium full of executives. Whether your audience is large or small, your message personal or professional, Palmer's easy system will help you become the best speaker you can be in any situation. Own Any Occasion is for anyone who wants to master the art of speaking well, from first-time presenters to seasoned pros looking for a new process. Give yourself the tools to impress every listener and develop a more confident you.
Publication Date: 2017
Advocacy and Public Speaking by
This book is intended to give practical advice to anyone embarking upon a career involving advocacy or public speaking. The authors' extensive experience informs topics such as speaking in public, preparing a case for court, examination in chief, ethics and professional conduct and alternative dispute resolution.
Publication Date: 2016
Authentic Communication by
Authentic Communication is a complete program for anyone interested in speaking effectively in public. It provides instruction and exercises for all aspects of the public speaking process. Topics covered include: History and theory of public speaking Dealing with communication apprehension Selecting and refining a topic Conducting research and constructing a speech Physical and vocal delivery Audience analysis
Publication Date: 2015
How to give a good speech
Types of Speeches
YOU HAVE TO GIVE A SPEECH! Don't panic. This guide will offer resources for research.
Informative Speech- communicates knowledge and understanding about a process, event, person, place, object, or concept.
Persuasive Speech - message attempts to shape, change, or reinforce an audience's thoughts, feelings or actions.
Issues & Controversies Library Guide
Find information about current events and debatable topics.
Writing Guide: Informative Speaking
Learn about the purposes and types of informative speeches, writing and delivering informative speeches, and about the parts of informative speeches. From Colorado State University.
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