COMMR110: The Art of Public Speaking (IUPUI)

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November 10, 2011


Mixed media product, pages


069780822X / 9780697808226


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Main description

By far the leading speech textbook of our time, The Art of Public Speaking has defined the art of being the best for more than 10 million students and instructors. Whether a novice or an experienced speaker, every student will learn how to be a better public speaker through Lucas' clear explanations of classical and contemporary theory and thorough coverage of practical applications.

Table of contents

i.Academic Support
ii.Policies and Procedures

1.Speaking in Public
2.Ethics and Public Speaking

Giving your first Speech
4.Selecting a Topic and a Purpose
5.Analyzing the Audience
6.Gathering Materials
7.Supporting Your Ideas
8.Organizing the body of the Speech
9.Beginning and Ending the Speech
10.Outlining the Speech
11.Using Language
13.Using Visual Aids

Using PowerPoint
14.Speaking to Inform
15.Speaking to Persuade
16.Methods of Persuasion
A.The Preparation Outline
B.Speaking Assignments
C.Informative Unit
D.The Demonstration Speech
E.The Speech to Explain
F.Persuasive Unit
G.Appendix 1

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