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Going from Stress to Success

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Going from Stress to Success by Waddell, Penny Joyner, 9781269447966
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  • ISBN: 9781269447966 | 1269447963
  • Cover: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 8/9/2013
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Have you wondered how to help your students work through the stressful moments of presenting a speech so that they may truly understand success? Students often enter the public speaking classroom with much reluctance because, let’s face it, they have developed a fear of public speaking.  Going from Stress to Success, written by Penny Joyner Waddell is a clear, informative, and practical approach for teaching students in the fundamentals of speech communications class.  Developed as a workbook,  Going from Stress to Success also includes MySpeechLab which provides everything that instructors and students need to find success to the public speaking classroom.  Whether your course is delivered face-to-face, web-enhanced, hybrid, or online, Going from Stress to Success coupled with MySpeechLab, will help your students to feel confident as they make presentations.  In addition to basic public speaking content, students will also learn how to:

  • Overcome the fear of public speaking
  • Conduct an audience analysis
  • Understand audience and speaker responsibilities
  • Determine the purpose of the speech
  • Construct an effective outline
  • Create useful notes for the speech
  • Create effective visual aids and handouts
  • Conduct research to support the speech
  • Cite sources in the outline and written drafts
  • Verbally cite sources of research within the speech presentation
  • Conduct interviews as a source of research
  • Understand verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Deliver the following types of speeches:
      • Introduction Speech
      • Informative Speech
      • Demonstration Speech
      • Persuasion Speech
      • Special Occasion Speech (Ceremonial, Work Related, and Social Event)
      • Group Presentations

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