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The Public Speaker / The Public Listener

Second Edition

Andrew D. Wolvin, Roy M. Berko, and Darlyn R. Wolvin

Publication Date - March 1999

ISBN: 9780195329841

330 pages
Paperback
7 x 10 inches

In Stock

Retail Price to Students: $82.95

A look at the total public communication process--public speaking and public listening--emphasizing how these two dimensions interrelate as public communicators shape, present, and receive speeches.

Description

The Second Edition of Wolvin, Berko, and Wolvin's popular text offers students a look at the total public communication process--public speaking and public listening--emphasizing how these two dimensions interrelate as public communicators shape, present, and receive speeches.

Previous Publication Date(s)

March 1993

Table of Contents

    Chapter One: The Public Communicator: A Perspective
    You and Public Speaking
    You as a Public Listener
    The Historical Roots of Public Speaking
    Cultural Influences in Public Speaking
    The Components of Public Communication
    Chapter Two: The Public Listener: A Perspective
    The Importance of Public Listening
    The Listening Process
    The Purposes of Listening
    Listening to Speeches
    Improving Listening
    Chapter Three: The Responsible Public Communicator
    Freedom of Expression
    Reaching Conclusions
    Ethics
    Chapter Four: The Listenable Speech
    The Foundations of Listenability
    The Listenable Speaker
    Listener Limits
    Creating Listenable Messages
    Chapter Five: Getting Started
    Elements of Analysis
    Prior Analysis
    Process Analysis
    Postspeech Analysis
    Getting Ready to Listen to a Speech
    Chapter Six: The Speech Purpose
    The Purpose Statement
    The Speech Goal
    The Speech Topic
    The Method of Developing the Speech
    Establishing Listening Goals
    Chapter Seven: Developing the Speech: Supporting Materials
    Types of Supporting Materials
    Vehicles for Presenting Supporting Materials
    Supporting Materials--Accuracy, Currency, Presentation
    Supplementary Aids
    Chapter Eight: Sources of Supporting Materials
    Print Sources of Information
    Nonprint Sources of Information
    Computer Searches
    Recording Your Research
    Listening to the Sources