Speaking Effectively

Speaking Effectively : Achieving Excellence in Presentations (NetEffect Series)

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For courses in Student Success, Integrated Marketing Communications, Business and Professional Speaking, Leadership, and Speech Communications.

From a top-notch professional speaker who has taught thousands of corporate personnel, military officers, and college students how to speak effectively, comes a text that's interesting, engaging, and filled with exercises and examples. Chapters on using humor, visual support, and presentational skills and strategies set this book apart from any other on the market.
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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 177.8 x 233.68 x 17.78mm | 340.19g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0131128337
  • 9780131128330

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"Speaking Effectively " was written by a professional speaker who has taught thousands of students, coy orate personnel, and military officers. This succinct and interactive book inclines: Practical examples from classroom, business, and social settingsIndividual and group exercises to teach important concepts Ideas on using humor, clarification, proof, and visual materials Presentational strategies and skills to ensure successful delivery
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Table of contents


1. Preparing to Speak.

2. Organizing the Presentation.

3. Using Clarification Support.

4. Using Proof Support.

5. Using Humorous Support.

6. Using Visual Support.

7. Beginning, Ending, and Transitions.

8. Presentational Strategies.

9. Presentational Skills.

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About John A. Kline

John Kline is a professional motivational speaker living in Montgomery, Alabama. He is also professor and Director of the Institute for Leadership Development at Troy State University.

Dr. Kline grew up in Iowa, graduated from the Iowa State University with a B.S. in English and Speech, received Master's and Ph.D. degrees in Speech Communication from the University of Iowa, and completed postdoctoral study at Harvard University.

He has been a professor at the University of New Mexico, the University of Missouri-Columbia, and the United States Air Force Air University, where he gained a reputation as the Air Force's leading expert on public speaking. Businesses and corporations call him often to train personnel to speak and listen more effectively. Dr. Kline has another book in the NetEffect series titled Listening Effectively: Achieving High Standards in Communication.

Visit his website at www.klinespeak.com
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