Chapter in Public Speaking text which Includes resources for a number of different occasions including eulogies, toasts and roasts. Why It Matters: Speaking to Entertain and for Special Occasions. Authored by: Misti Wills with Lumen Learning. License: CC BY: Attribution
In Principles of Public Speaking, students learn how to prepare and deliver effective oral presentations, with an emphasis on informative and persuasive public speaking. The course introduces important elements of successful presentations including effective listening, presentation organization, and logical structure; informative and persuasive speech; use of visual aids, research, and evidence; ethical considerations; and techniques for building confidence in public speaking.