Chapter 1 - A S PEAKERS GUIDEBOOK 4TH E DITION CHAPTER 1...

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A SPEAKER’S GUIDEBOOK 4 TH EDITION CHAPTER 1 Why Study Public Speaking?
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Study Public Speaking to: A. Advance your professional goals B. Accomplish personal goals C. Enhance your career as a student D. Explore and share values E. Improve critical thinking So, this cours e really is all about you! If you have an i-clicker, which one of thes e reas ons do you cons ider to be mos t valuable?
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In the classroom Oral presentations are common classroom assignments across the disciplines. Organization skills are applicable to most other courses.
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In the workplace A. Excellent written communication skills B. Effective verbal communication skills C. Constructive interpersonal skills D. Cohesive teamwork skills E. Efficient organization and leadership skills Which one of thes e communication s kills do you believe employers value mos t?
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In the community Public is s ues require citizens to make decisions or take actions. Change occurs when people speak up and work together to solve societal problems. Community Service? Discuss your past experiences. Being an Engaged Citizen Students from the Asian Student Association clean up trash from the local beach.
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In your personal life Small group communication will teach you how to communicate more effectively within your family or with your co-workers. Learning to listen well improves your friendships and romantic relationships. Being articulate about your thoughts and ideas leads to increased satisfaction in your relationships.
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Comparing public speaking to other types of communication contexts You must speak to other people. You must think about your listeners and
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Chapter 1 - A S PEAKERS GUIDEBOOK 4TH E DITION CHAPTER 1...

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