Lucas, The Art of Public Speaking © 2020, 13e
Grades: 9 - 12
Fully updated for the thirteenth edition, the award-winning The Art of Public Speaking offers a time-tested approach that has made it the most widely used textbook on its subject in the world. Providing clear, authoritative coverage and written in a voice that speaks personably to students, it helps them become capable, responsible speakers, listeners, and thinkers.
The Art of Public Speaking presents a solid, fully customizable foundation and abundance of teaching aids from which to choose, allowing for complete teaching flexibility in the course. This text offers wisdom, a steady hand, and an unmatched ancillary package that will instill confidence and build success in the classroom from day one.
New Features and Resources include:
■ New chapter provides guidance that students need for effective online speaking.
■ The Art of Public Speaking’s video program includes more than 60 speech excerpts that demonstrate the principles of public speaking.
■ Updated MLA and APA citation models. All-new sample bibliography entries, reflecting the latest MLA and APA citation formats, help students correctly cite academic, digital, and
■ Enhanced discussion of presentation technology. Guidance on the use of visual
aids and presentation technology has been updated and best practices are illustrated by abundant examples in the book and in the speech videos.
■ Instructor’s Manual. This comprehensive guide to teaching from The Art of Public Speaking contains suggested course outlines and speaking assign¬ments; chapter outlines; supplementary exercises and classroom activities; and teaching tips for all exercises and activities.
■ Test Bank. The Test Bank furnishes close to 3,000 exam questions based on The Art of Public Speaking.
■ Teaching Public Speaking Online. Teaching Public Speaking Online manual includes new and revised chapter exercises and discusses performance analytics and approaches to blended and online classrooms.
SPEAKING AND LISTENING
- Speaking in Public
- Ethics and Public Speaking
- Giving Your First Speech
SPEECH PREPARATION: GETTING STARTED
- Selecting a Topic and a Purpose
- Analyzing the Audience
- Gathering Materials
- Supporting Your Ideas
SPEECH PREPARATION: ORGANIZING AND OUTLINING
- Organizing the Body of the Speech
- Beginning and Ending the Speech
- Outlining the Speech
PRESENTING THE SPEECH
- Using Language
- Using Visual Aids
VARIETIES OF PUBLIC SPEAKING
- Speaking to Inform
- Speaking to Persuade
- Methods of Persuasion
- Speaking on Special Occasions
- Presenting Your Speech Online
- Speaking in Small Groups