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Advanced Public Speaking

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Lynn Meade, University of Arkansas

Copyright Year: 2021

Publisher: University of Arkansas

Language: English

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Reviewed by Ron St John, Assistant Professor of Speech, University of Hawaii Maui College on 12/12/22

This content of the text includes comprehensive information for all areas and ideas of public speaking that would help anyone succeed in a Speech course and public speaking situations in life. There is no index, however, there is a robust search... read more

Reviewed by Danielle Hartman, Adjunct Instructor, University of Mary Washington on 6/10/22

This book covers a lot of the various content areas in a comprehensive manner on the topic for novices, students with experience already, and for instructors. Some areas are not or rarely covered in other texts on public speaking. Some areas... read more

Reviewed by Maryan Ali, Advanced Public Speaking (BETA), Howard University on 1/1/22

The book is comprehensive and covers a wide range of topics; it is compatible with the 21st-century audience because it has memories videos of real people and real-world scenarios from ordinary people to presidential speeches. The author made a... read more

Reviewed by Amy Rawson, Professor, Century College on 10/26/21

I really like the content of this OER textbook. I have looked over many OER textbooks and this one is by far the best. I love how the author organized the content into smaller chunks for students and the information provided was relevant, current,... read more

Table of Contents

  • I. Writing a Speech
  • II. Presenting a Speech
  • III. Presentation Aids for Speech
  • IV. Speeches
  • V. Considerations for Speech
  • VI. Classroom Activities and Additional Resources

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  • About the Book

    This advanced public speaking textbook is designed to encourage you as a speaker and to help you sharpen your skills. It is written to feel like you are sitting with a trusted mentor over coffee as you receive practical advice on speaking. Grow in confidence, unleash your personal power and find your unique style as you learn to take your speaking to the next level--polished and professional.

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