Stand up, Speak out: The Practice and Ethics of Public Speaking
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Stand up, Speak out: The Practice and Ethics of Public Speaking

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Stand up, Speak out: The Practice and Ethics of Public Speaking is adapted from a work produced by a publisher who has requested that they and the original author not receive attribution. This adapted edition is produced by the University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing through the eLearning Support Initiative.

Stand up, Speak out: The Practice and Ethics of Public Speaking features two key themes. First it focuses on helping students become more seasoned and polished public speakers, and second is its emphasis on ethics in communication. It is this practical approach and integrated ethical coverage that sets Stand up, Speak out: The Practice and Ethics of Public Speaking apart from the other texts in this market.

https://doi.org/10.24926/8668.2501
ISBN: 978-1-946135-25-4

Table of Contents
  • Cover
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Table Of Contents
  • Publisher Information
  • Chapter 1: Why Public Speaking Matters Today
    • 1.1 Why Is Public Speaking Important?
    • 1.2 The Process of Public Speaking
    • 1.3 Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 2: Ethics Matters: Understanding the Ethics of Public Speaking
    • 2.1 The Ethics Pyramid
    • 2.2 Ethics in Public Speaking
    • 2.3 Free Speech
    • 2.4 Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 3: Speaking Confidently
    • 3.1 What Is Communication Apprehension?
    • 3.2 All Anxiety Is Not the Same: Sources of Communication Apprehension
    • 3.3 Reducing Communication Apprehension
    • 3.4 Coping with the Unexpected
    • 3.5 Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 4: The Importance of Listening
    • 4.1 Listening vs. Hearing
    • 4.2 Listening Styles
    • 4.3 Why Listening Is Difficult
    • 4.4 Stages of Listening
    • 4.5 Listening Critically
    • 4.6 Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 5: Audience Analysis
    • 5.1 Why Conduct an Audience Analysis
    • 5.2 Three Types of Audience Analysis
    • 5.3 Conducting Audience Analysis
    • 5.4 Using Your Audience Analysis
    • 5.5 Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 6: Finding a Purpose and Selecting a Topic
    • 6.1 General Purposes of Speaking
    • 6.2 Selecting a Topic
    • 6.3 What If You Draw a Blank?
    • 6.4 Specific Purposes
    • 6.5 Conclusion
    • 6.6 Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 7: Researching Your Speech
    • 7.1 What Is Research?
    • 7.2 Developing a Research Strategy
    • 7.3 Citing Sources
    • 7.4 Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 8: Supporting Ideas and Building Arguments
    • 8.1 Using Research as Support
    • 8.2 Exploring Types of Support
    • 8.3 Using Support and Creating Arguments
    • 8.4 Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 9: Introductions Matter: How to Begin a Speech Effectively
    • 9.1 The Importance of an Introduction
    • 9.2 The Attention-Getter: The First Step of an Introduction
    • 9.3 Putting It Together: Steps to Complete Your Introduction
    • 9.4 Analyzing an Introduction
    • 9.5 Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 10: Creating the Body of a Speech
    • 10.1 Determining Your Main Ideas
    • 10.2 Using Common Organizing Patterns
    • 10.3 Keeping Your Speech Moving
    • 10.4 Analyzing a Speech Body
    • 10.5 Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 11: Concluding with Power
    • 11.1 Why Conclusions Matter
    • 11.2 Steps of a Conclusion
    • 11.3 Analyzing a Conclusion
    • 11.4 Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 12: Outlining
    • 12.1 Why Outline?
    • 12.2 Types of Outlines
    • 12.3 Using Outlining for Success
    • 12.4 Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 13: The Importance of Language
    • 13.1 Oral versus Written Language
    • 13.2 Using Language Effectively
    • 13.3 Six Elements of Language
    • 13.4 Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 14: Delivering the Speech
    • 14.1 Four Methods of Delivery
    • 14.2 Speaking Contexts That Affect Delivery
    • 14.3 Using Notes Effectively
    • 14.4 Practicing for Successful Speech Delivery
    • 14.5 Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 15: Presentation Aids: Design and Usage
    • 15.1 Functions of Presentation Aids
    • 15.2 Types of Presentation Aids
    • 15.3 Media to Use for Presentation Aids
    • 15.4 Tips for Preparing Presentation Aids
    • 15.5 Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 16: Informative Speaking
    • 16.1 Informative Speaking Goals
    • 16.2 Types of Informative Speeches
    • 16.3 Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 17: Persuasive Speaking
    • 17.1 Persuasion: An Overview
    • 17.2 Types of Persuasive Speeches
    • 17.3 Organizing Persuasive Speeches
    • 17.4 Chapter Exercises
  • Chapter 18: Speaking to Entertain
    • 18.1 Understanding Entertaining Speeches
    • 18.2 Special-Occasion Speeches
    • 18.3 Keynote Speaking
    • 18.4 Chapter Exercises
  • Appendix: Your First Speech
    • Appendix: 2. Foundations of Public Speaking
    • Appendix: 3. Speech Preparation
    • Appendix: 4. Speech Practice
    • Appendix: 5. Conclusion
    • Appendix: 1. The Public Speaking Pyramid
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