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The Speaker: The Tradition and Practice of Public Speaking
Communication Faculty Publications
  • Joesph M. Valenzano, III, University of Dayton
  • Stephen W. Braden, Kennesaw State University
Document Type
Book
Publication Date
1-1-2015
Abstract
Speech is both a skill and a field of study. Today, however, the rich tradition of speech communication is either reduced to a few quick mentions of Aristotle and Cicero or lost altogether. Why have we forgotten this history, and more importantly, why are we not sharing these origins with our students? This volume brings tradition to the forefront of public speaking instruction through the lens of skills-centered pedagogy. It will help students understand the “why” behind the “how” of effective public speaking.
Inclusive pages
1-26
ISBN/ISSN
978-1-59871-817-1
Document Version
Published Version
Comments

Chapter 1, "Public Speaking: A Long Tradition," is provided for download with the permission of the publisher and the authors. Permission documentation is on file. To order the entire volume, see the publisher's website.

Citation information: Joesph M. Valenzano III and Stephen W. Braden. The Speaker: The Tradition and Practice of Public Speaking. South Lake, TX: Fountainhead Press, 2015.

Publisher
Fountainhead Press
Place of Publication
South Lake, TX
Citation Information
Joesph M. Valenzano and Stephen W. Braden. The Speaker: The Tradition and Practice of Public Speaking. 3rd Edition(2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/joe_valenzano/1/