Public Speaking

Strategies for Success

Author: David Zarefsky

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780134202228

Category: Public speaking

Page: 407

View: 4966

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Public Speaking

Strategies for Success

Author: David Zarefsky

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134202317

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 496

View: 303

For courses in Public Speaking. Teach Readers Sound Strategies for Public Speaking Public Speaking: Strategies for Success gives readers the tools they need to think critically, plan strategically, and speak effectively. By thinking analytically, organizing ideas, doing sound research, and properly assessing their audiences, readers learn how to successfully inform and persuade. In the process, they build necessary skills for many other areas of life. The Eighth Edition builds on the idea that public speaking is a strategic practice. It allows readers to recognize that public speaking is an art dictated by the dynamics of an audience. By learning a set of norms and expectations and strategizing how to plan for any situation, readers are better able to achieve their public speaking goals. Students learn to prepare for any public speaking situation by assessing different strategies and developing habits of analysis and memory through examples, activities and sample speeches. Emphasis on underlying theory throughout helps readers understand how certain speakers and their audiences engage one another. Also available with MyCommunicationLab® MyCommunicationLab for the Public Speaking course extends learning online to engage readers and improve results. Media resources with assignments bring concepts to life, and offer readers opportunities to practice applying what they’ve learned. Please note: this version of MyCommunicationLab does not include an eText. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyCommunicationLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyCommunicationLab search for: 0134319974 / 9780134319971 Public Speaking: Strategies for Success, Plus MyCommunicationLab for Public Speaking — Access Card Package, 8/e Package consists of: 0134169883 / 9780134169880 Public Speaking: Strategies for Success, 8/e 0133907279 / 9780133907278 MyCommunicationLab for Public Speaking Public Speaking: Strategies for Success, Eighth Edition is also available via REVEL™ , an interactive learning environment that enables readers to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.
Posted in Performing Arts

Public Speaking

Strategies for Success

Author: David Zarefsky

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205504053

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 498

View: 1973

Public Speaking: Strategies for Successproposes that at all stages of the public speaking process, people should learn how to develop and apply strategies to speaking situations they encounter throughout their lives. David Zarefsky, one of today's leading scholars in speech communication, encourages the reader to think through and about the public speaking process. Zarefsky urges the reader to consider the diversity of audiences, occasions, and speakers and to choose a specific purpose, a relevant topic, and the appropriate material to make their speeches successful.
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

Paradigm Found

Leading and Managing for Positive Change

Author: Anne Firth Murray

Publisher: New World Library

ISBN: 1577317556

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

View: 5450

A Practical Framework for Positive Social Change In 1987, Anne Firth Murray had the idea that funding should go to grassroots women's organizations around the globe and that the recipients themselves should decide how to use that money. From that idea, The Global Fund for Women was born. The organization became a major force for good in the world, embodying a new paradigm of philanthropy. In these pages, Murray shares her wisdom, offering guidelines that demonstrate how anyone can turn a clear vision of a better world into reality.
Posted in Business & Economics

Symbolic Logic

Syntax, Semantics, and Proof

Author: David W. Agler

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1442217421

Category: Mathematics

Page: 375

View: 782

Brimming with visual examples of concepts, derivation rules, and proof strategies, this introductory text is ideal for students with no previous experience in logic. Students will learn translation both from formal language into English and from English into formal language; how to use truth trees and truth tables to test propositions for logical properties; and how to construct and strategically use derivation rules in proofs.
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Winning the Loser's Game, Fifth Edition: Timeless Strategies for Successful Investing

Author: Charles D. Ellis

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071545506

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 9468

The Classic Guide to Winning on Wall Street—Completely Updated and Expanded! “The best book about investing? The answer is simple: Winning the Loser’s Game. Using compelling data and pithy stories, Charley Ellis has captured beautifully in this new and expanded edition of his classic work the most important lessons regarding investing. In today's unforgiving environment, it's a must-read!” F. William McNabb III, Chief Executive Officer and President, Vanguard “Charley Ellis has been one of the most influential investment writers for decades. This classic should be required reading for both individual and institutional investors.” Burton Malkiel, author, A Random Walk Down Wall Street “No one understands what it takes to be a successful investor better than Charley Ellis and no one explains it more clearly or eloquently. This updated investment classic belongs on every investor’s bookshelf.” Consuelo Mack, Anchor and Managing Editor, Consuelo Mack WealthTrack “A must-reread classic, refreshed and updated with the latest ‘lessons to be learned’ from the 2008-2009 market events.” Martin Leibowitz, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Research “Winning the Loser’s Game has long been required reading for professional investors. . . . This elegant volume explores approaches for individuals such as relying on intellect rather than emotion, and building a personal portfolio by taking advantage of what other investors already know.” Abby Joseph Cohen, Goldman Sachs & Co “This is less a book about competition than about sound money management. Sounder than Charley Ellis they do not come.” Andrew Tobias, author, The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need About the Book: Peter Drucker referred to Winning the Loser's Game as “by far the best book on investment policy and management.” Now, in it's fifth edition, the investing classic has been updated and improved. With refreshing candor, straight talk, and good humor, Winning the Loser’s Game helps individual investors succeed with their investments and control their financial futures. Ellis, dubbed “Wall Street’s Wisest Man” by Money magazine, has been showing investors for three decades how stock markets really work and what individuals can do to be sure they are long-term winners. Applying wisdom gained from half a century of working with the leading investment managers and securities firms around the world, Ellis explains how to avoid common traps and get on the road to investment success. Winning the Loser’s Game helps you set realistic objectives and develop a sensible strategy. You will learn how to: Create an investment program based on the realities of markets Use the “unfair” index fund to succeed, even in tumultuous markets Institute an annual review process to steer your investments well into the future Maximize investing success through five stages, from earning and saving through investing, estate planning, and giving The need for a trustworthy investing guide has never been greater. Sixty million individuals with 401(k)s are now responsible for making important investment decisions. They know they’re not experts but don’t know whom to trust. Winning the Loser’s Game explains why conventional investing is a loser’s game, and how you can easily make it a winner’s game!
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Shipwrecked Body

Author: Ana Clavel

Publisher: Aliform Pub

ISBN: 9780981707204

Category: Fiction

Page: 151

View: 2844

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Step by Step to College and Career Success

Author: John N. Gardner,Betsy O. Barefoot

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0312638019

Category: Education

Page: 208

View: 1713

User-friendly, class tested and authoritatively research-based, Step by Step to College and Career Success offers students proven information and straightforward strategies that they can apply toward their success. The briefest title in the Gardner family of books, the authors have pared away extras and have focused on the most crucial skills and the most important choices students have to make in order to succeed in college and beyond. Step by Step is an accessible text that can be useful to all students at any institution whatever their background or goals. In the fourth edition pressing topics that affect students' lives and how they learn--such as money management, emotional intelligence, technology, and diversity--have been added and expanded within a vibrant, easy-to-navigate new design.
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The Call to Write, Brief

Author: John Trimbur

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133311156

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 640

View: 2187

The brief sixth edition of THE CALL TO WRITE continues and expandes its creative approach to college composition. Organized by genres, including letters, memoirs, profiles, reports, commentaries, proposals, and reviews, and including new chapters on the essay and on multigenre writing, this innovative rhetoric gives students the practice they need to write in college and in the public sphere. Timely, provocative readings promote social engagement, encouraging students to become involved, through public writing, in their community and in the greater world around them. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

Math Practice for Principles of Microeconomics

Author: Carl Sutton Mapleton

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1387158554

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 80

View: 5365

This book is aimed to help both students and educators as a collection of the more math-intensive practice problems that are often seen in introductory microeconomics. There are no definition or concept questions - just collections of problems in which math is required. Students can use this for extra practice, and faculty can assign the book for students as needed. The text is presented in workbook format. Students can show work, complete the problems, and check answers that are provided in the back of the text. Further, the equations and problems are presented in a variety of ways to benefit students receiving different methods of instruction. This revised second edition adds a new problem set on shortages and surpluses.
Posted in Business & Economics

Public Speaking: The Evolving Art

Author: Stephanie J. Coopman,James Lull

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337516708

Category: Drama

Page: 50

View: 5880

Coopman and Lull's PUBLIC SPEAKING: THE EVOLVING ART, 4th Edition, combines time-tested techniques with innovative variations on the well-respected traditions of public speaking instruction to equip you with the skills you need to become a confident, competent, and ethical public speaker. It illustrates the evolution of public speaking as an art form -- from Greek and Roman traditions to the most contemporary forms of public address, including the use of presentation media. Packed with examples from popular culture, it analyzes the public speaking success of such contemporary figures as Bernie Sanders and Malala Yousafzai. It also includes numerous prompts to help you put your new skills into practice -- in the classroom, community, and professional context. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Crime Lab

A Guide for Nonscientists (2nd Ed.)

Author: John Neil Houde

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780965828666

Category: Education

Page: 224

View: 5392

A comprehensive look at how evidence is collected and processed in a modern crime laboratory, written by a forensic scientist.
Posted in Education

A World of Art

Author: Henry M. Sayre

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134082214

Category: Education

Page: 784

View: 8586

NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyArtsLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyArtsLab, search for 0134377451 / 9780134377452 A World of Art plus MyArtsLab for Art Appreciation — Access Card Package, 8/e Package consists of: • 0134081803 / 9780134081809 A World of Art, 8/e • 0134376846 / 9780134376844 MyArtsLab for Art Appreciation without Pearson eText Valuepack Access Card MyArtsLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. For courses in Art Appreciation Foster critical thinking and visual literacy in the Art Appreciation course. A World of Art fosters the critical thinking and visual literacy skills students need to understand art from around the globe. Noted author and educator Henry Sayre teaches students how to ask the right questions about the visual world that surrounds us, and to then respond meaningfully to the complexity of that world. New to the eighth edition, seven thematic chapters help students better identify and understand major themes of art—such as “the cycle of life” and “the body, gender, and identity”—that transcend different eras and regions. Also available with MyArtsLab® MyArtsLab for the Art Appreciation course extends learning online to engage students and improve results. Media resources with assignments bring concepts to life, and offer students opportunities to practice applying what they’ve learned. Please note: this version of MyArtsLab does not include an eText. A World of Art, Eighth Edition is also available via REVEL™, an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn.
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Cengage Advantage Series: Essentials of Public Speaking

Author: Cheryl Hamilton

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305176553

Category: Social Science

Page: 408

View: 6299

Packed with sample speeches illustrating what to do as well as plenty of examples detailing what not to do, this value-priced public speaking text equips students with the essential skills and theories needed to become an effective public speaker. ESSENTIALS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING emphasizes critical thinking as it delivers abundant practical advice, intriguing discussions on the role of ethics in public speaking, and up-to-date coverage on effectively using technology in speech development and delivery. The sixth edition features a new streamlined organization, a revised initial chapter that gets students speaking right away with 11 types of introductory speeches, and two new chapters (one on ethics and technology in public speaking and another on team presentations). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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The Art of Public Speaking

Author: Dale Carnegie,Wyatt North

Publisher: Wyatt North Publishing, LLC

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 426

View: 9896

The Art of Public Speaking is a fantastic introduction to public speaking by the master of the art, Dale Carnegie. Public speaking is the process of speaking to a group of people in a structured, deliberate manner intended to inform, influence, or entertain the listeners. It is closely allied to "presenting", although the latter has more of a commercial connotation. In public speaking, as in any form of communication, there are five basic elements, often expressed as "who is saying what to whom using what medium with what effects?" The purpose of public speaking can range from simply transmitting information, to motivating people to act, to simply telling a story. Good orators should be able to change the emotions of their listeners, not just inform them. Public speaking can also be considered a discourse community. Interpersonal communication and public speaking have several components that embrace such things as motivational speaking, leadership/personal development, business, customer service, large group communication, and mass communication. Public speaking can be a powerful tool to use for purposes such as motivation, influence, persuasion, informing, translation, or simply entertaining. A confident speaker is more likely to use this as excitement and create effective speech thus increasing their overall ethos. Dale Breckenridge Carnegie (originally Carnagey until 1922 and possibly somewhat later) (November 24, 1888 – November 1, 1955) was an American writer, lecturer, and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. Born in poverty on a farm in Missouri, he was the author of How to Win Friends and Influence People (1936), a massive bestseller that remains popular today. He also wrote How to Stop Worrying and Start Living (1948), Lincoln the Unknown (1932), and several other books. Perhaps one of Carnegie’s most successful marketing moves was to change the spelling of his last name from “Carnagey” to Carnegie, at a time when Andrew Carnegie (unrelated) was a widely revered and recognized name. By 1916, Dale was able to rent Carnegie Hall itself for a lecture to a packed house. Carnegie's first collection of his writings was Public Speaking: a Practical Course for Business Men (1926), later entitled Public Speaking and Influencing Men in Business (1932). His crowning achievement, however, was when Simon & Schuster published How to Win Friends and Influence People. The book was a bestseller from its debut in 1936, in its 17th printing within a few months. By the time of Carnegie's death, the book had sold five million copies in 31 languages, and there had been 450,000 graduates of his Dale Carnegie Institute. It has been stated in the book that he had critiqued over 150,000 speeches in his participation in the adult education movement of the time. During World War I he served in the U.S. Army. One of the core ideas in his books is that it is possible to change other people's behavior by changing one's reaction to them.
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The Art of Public Speaking

Author: Dale Carnegie

Publisher: Diamond Pocket Books Pvt Ltd

ISBN: 9352789431

Category: Self-Help

Page: 384

View: 8383

The efficiency of a book is like that of a man, in one important respect: its attitude toward its subject is the first source of its power. A book may be full of good ideas well expressed, but if its writer views his subject from the wrong angle even his excellent advice may prove to be ineffective. This book stands or falls by its authors' attitude toward its subject. If the best way to teach oneself or others to speak effectively in public is to fill the mind with rules, and to set up fixed standards for the interpretation of thought, the utterance of language, the making of gestures, and all the rest, then this book will be limited in value to such stray ideas throughout its pages as may prove helpful to the reader–as an effort to enforce a group of principles it must be reckoned a failure, because it is then untrue.
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iSpeak: Public Speaking for Contemporary Life

Fifth Edition

Author: Paul Nelson,Scott Titsworth,Judy Pearson

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 0077826809

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: N.A

View: 3430

iSpeak is an integrated program that helps students practice, build confidence, and achieve success in public speaking. Connect Public Speaking provides students a wealth of resources to prepare and plan speeches, while LearnSmart Ë McGraw-HillËs proven adaptive learning system Ë guides them toward mastery of key course concepts. Additionally, ConnectËs highly flexible Speech Capture tool saves instructors valuable time in managing assignments and evaluating student speeches.
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

Managerial Communication

Strategies and Applications

Author: Geraldine E. Hynes,Jennifer R. Veltsos

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506365108

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 488

View: 5715

A Practical, Strategic Approach to Managerial Communication Managerial Communication: Strategies and Applications focuses on communication skills and strategies that managers need to be successful in today’s workplace. Known for its holistic overview of communication, solid research base, and focus on managerial competencies, this text continues to be the market leader in the field. In the Seventh Edition, author Geraldine E. Hynes and new co-author Jennifer R. Veltsos preserve the book’s strategic perspective and include new updates to reflect the modern workplace. The new edition adds a chapter on visual communication that explains how to design documents, memorable presentations, and impactful graphics. New coverage of virtual teams, virtual presentations, and online communication help students avoid common pitfalls when using technology.
Posted in Business & Economics

Cornerstones for Community College Success, Books a la Carte Edition Plus New Mystudentsuccesslab 2012 Update -- Access Card Package

Author: Robert M. Sherfield,Patricia G. Moody

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780321947697

Category: Education

Page: 384

View: 3374

&>select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- For First Year Experience, Student Success, and Introduction to College courses. Written specifically for students attending two year programs, it addresses the needs and challenges of students in community and technical colleges. Cornerstones for Community College Success is known for its concrete and practical strategies that students can apply to all college classes, the world of work, and life in general, it addresses the "why" of learning and the power of positive change. Offers hallmark coverage of Bloom's taxonomy, SQ3R integration, Information and Financial literacy. Major defining topics include first generation students, adult learners, making successful transitions, and planning for success in the second year and beyond. The ancillary materials are designed to assist instructors in delivering a top-level student success course. 032194769X / 9780321947697 Cornerstones for Community College Success, Books a la Carte Edition Plus NEW MyStudentSuccessLab 2012 Update -- Access Card Package, 2/e Package consists of 0321943252 / 9780321943255 NEW MyStudentSuccessLab 2013 Update -- Value Pack Access Card 0321860594 / 9780321860590 Cornerstones for Community College Success The Books A La Carte (aka "Student Value Edition" or "Loose Leaf") is a three-hole-punched, full-color version of the premium textbook that's available at 35% less than the traditional bound text. Students can lighten their load and carry just what they need!
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Communication

Principles for a Lifetime

Author: Steven A. Beebe

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205426676

Category: Communication

Page: 394

View: 7915

Designed to help students see the relationships among the concepts, skills, theories, and contexts of communication, this text anchors all discussion around five fundamental principles: * Be aware of your communication with yourself and others * Effectively use and interpret verbal messages * Effectively use and interpret nonverbal messages * Listen and respond thoughtfully to others * Appropriately adapt messages to others Providing both comprehensive and cutting-edge content about communication organized around these five themes, this text covers all of the topics expected in the basic course in a manner that will help both instructors and their students organize the extensive range of material.
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