ISBN 9780495006565,Public Speaking: Concepts And Skills For A Diverse Society

Public Speaking: Concepts And Skills For A Diverse Society


Cengage Leaning



Cengage Leaning

Publication Year 2006

ISBN 9780495006565

ISBN-10 0495006564

Paper Back

Edition 5th
Number of Pages 448 Pages
Language (English)

Engineering: general

Groundbreaking and critically acclaimed from the first edition, PUBLIC SPEAKING: CONCEPTS AND SKILLS FOR A DIVERSE SOCIETY, Fifth Edition, continues to train students to be effective speakers and listeners in the context of our multicultural society. Jaffe explores the intertwining nature of diversity and public speaking?with expanded coverage of basic public speaking skills, rhetorical foundations and technology. Topics covered include technology, the canons of rhetoric diverse listening styles, civility and speechmaking, the culture of narrative and non-traditional speech organization patterns such as the wave and the exemplum. With a keen sense of what students need to excel, Jaffe infuses each chapter with the concepts, skills, theories, applications, and critical thinking proficiencies essential for success in today's diverse world