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Public Speaking for College and Career with Connect Plus Public Speaking
Hamilton Gregory's Public Speaking for College and Career is one of the most helpful books in the subject, teaching readers how to become more effective and confident public speakers. The author's friendly approach is very successful in showing students how to deliver speeches in a more determined, clearer, and more cohesive way. It is an excellent guide...
Hamilton Gregory's Public Speaking for College and Career is one of the most helpful books in the subject, teaching readers how to become more effective and confident public speakers. The author's friendly approach is very successful in showing students how to deliver speeches in a more determined, clearer, and more cohesive way. It is an excellent guide to overcoming inhibitions in speaking engagements, whether in school, in the community, or in a work or career setting. This edition can be used with the Connect Public Speaking Tool, which is an online learning system that enhances student experience. Public Speaking for College and Career with Connect Plus Public Speaking (ISBN 9780077394066) by Hamilton Gregory offers discussions on the foundations of effective communication, from the basic elements of public speaking to controlling nerves, and listening. The book also teaches students how to develop focus, giving them tips on how to select a topic, a central idea, and a purpose, as well as on reaching the audience. Content preparation is one of the most important aspects of public speaking, from finding information to evaluating research and avoiding plagiarism, as well as supporting ideas and making use of presentation aids. The author included a section on organizing a speech, from writing the body, introduction, and conclusion, and making an outline. He also discusses speech presentation, including how to word and how to deliver a speech. Lastly, the book talks about the different types of public speaking, including speaking to inform and speaking to persuade, along with special types of speeches. Persuasive strategies are tackled, as well as how to speak in groups. This edition features a selection of sample speeches.
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