Public Speaking: A Process Approach
Class-tested by over forty instructors for the past three years, Deanna Sellnow's exciting new textbook provides a contemporary and comprehensive alternative approach to the public speaking process. Reflecting the latest in communication research yet fully focused on the needs of today's students, 'Public Speaking' showcases both innovative and time-tested strategies to help readers learn and apply the skills necessary to become effective public speakers. Unique coverage of "learning styles" as they apply both to the speaker and audience is highlighted and integrated throughout the text. Students are taught how to assess their own learning styles and how to apply their knowledge of different learning styles both to their analysis of audiences and in the presentation of their speeches.
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