Speakers Guidebook: Text and Reference by Dan OHairA Speakers Guidebook is the most successful public speaking book in over a decade and the best resource for students both in and outside the classroom. Praised for connecting with students and addressing their most pressing needs, it is not only the easiest-to-use public speaking text available, its also the text that students keep. This comprehensive text covers all topics taught in the introduction to public speaking course from analyzing the audience and choosing a topic to researching, outlining, practicing, and delivering the speech. In addition, A Speakers Guidebook offers coverage thats useful for a lifetime of public speaking with unparalleled treatment of speaking in other courses and on the job. The 12 tabbed dividers, the quick access menu on the inside front cover, and Speakers Reference sections help students find information they need when they need it, and the four-color design highlights key content and brings public speaking concepts to life through visual tutorials.
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A Speaker's Guidebook : Text and Reference. 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. Read the preface. He is co-author or co-editor of fifteen communication texts and scholarly volumes and has published more than eighty research articles and chapters in dozens of communication, psychology and health journals and books. He is a frequent presenter at national and international communication conferences, is on the editorial boards of various journals and has served on numerous committees and task forces for regional and national communication associations.
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A Speaker's Guidebook is the best resource for public speaking in the classroom, on the job, and in the community. Praised for connecting with students who use it and keep it! Hundreds of instructors have shaped the book to focus on helping students overcome the fundamental challenges of the public speaking classroom. The Seventh Edition provides even stronger coverage of organizing and outlining and speaking beyond the speech classroom. This edition emphasizes skills critical to good speechmaking--listening, ethics, credibility, and persuasion. Helps students quickly find what they need, when they need it in print and online. The print book includes a comb binding that allows the book to flip open easily and lie flat; 12 tabbed dividers provide an overview of each section.