Public Speaking: Concepts and Skills for a Diverse Society

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Author : Clella Jaffe


352 Pages  Paperback 

8th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2013, 2010, 1998

©2016, Published

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Offering comprehensive coverage in a concise format, PUBLIC SPEAKING: CONCEPTS AND SKILLS FOR A DIVERSE SOCIETY, 8e is a culturally informed book that never loses sight of its fundamental purpose: training students to be effective public speakers and listeners in a world filled with monumental cultu... more


Comprehensive, cutting-edge coverage. Continually setting the standard for excellence, PUBLIC SPEAKING: CONCEPTS AND SKILLS FOR A DIVERSE SOCIETY was the first public speaking textbook to focus on diversity, include an interpreted speech (given in Spanish and translated into English), describe invit... more

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New and updated information. A new section on listening competencies incorporates up-to-date cognitive science research regarding basic skills (surface processing) versus advanced skills (deep processing) for listening. Chapter 7 includes new material about legacy journalism and native digital news ... more