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Meggie Mapes, University of Kansas

Copyright Year: 2019

ISBN 13: 9781936153121

Publisher: University of Kansas Libraries

Language: English

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Table of Contents

Part I. Advocacy and Audiences

  • 1. Public Speaking As Advocacy
  • 2. Centering Audiences

Part II. Arguments and Information

  • 3. Selecting and Formulating Arguments
  • 4. Researching Arguments
  • 5. Crafting Arguments
  • 6. Organizing and Outlining

Part III. Aesthetics and Delivery

  • 7. Creating an Aesthetic Experience
  • 8. Verbal Delivery
  • 9. Nonverbal Delivery
  • 10. Presentation Aids
  • 11. Rehearsing Your Presentation

Part IV. Approaches

  • 12. Informative Speaking
  • 13. Persuasive Speaking
  • 14. Online Public Speaking
  • 15. Ceremonial Speaking

About the Book

Speak Out, Call In: Public Speaking as Advocacy is a contemporary, interdisciplinary public speaking textbook that fuses rhetoric, critical/cultural studies, and performance to offer an up-to-date resource for students. With a focus on advocacy, this textbook invites students to consider public speaking as a political, purposeful form of information-sharing. 

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Meggie Mapes