The Public Speaking Handbook
Adapted from the authors' top-selling public speaking text, Public Speaking Handbook provides a unique, audience-centered approach in a student-friendly reference format, allowing students to access information quickly and easily. Public Speaking Handbook brings theory and practice together in an understandable and applicable manner. Its distinctive and popular approach emphasizes the importance of analyzing and considering the audience at every point along the way. This model of public speaking serves as a foundation as the text guides students through the step-by-step process of public speaking, focuses their attention on the importance and dynamics of diverse audiences, and narrows the gap between the classroom and the real world.
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Introduction to Public Speaking
Understand the Communication Process
Analyzing an Audience
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