Description: With practicality in mind, the authors developed, Stand up, Speak out: The Practice and Ethics of Public Speaking, as a streamlined public speaking textbook. Many public speaking textbooks today contain over twenty different chapters, which is often impossible to cover in a ten-week quarter or a sixteen-week semester; this textbook is eighteen unique chapters. The fifteen chapters are divided into four clear units of information: introduction to public speaking, speech preparation, speech creation, and speech presentation. (from site) The title is well-reviewed and focused on content that can be delivered in an introductory, 16 week public speaking course.
Resource Note: Public speaking textbook.
Subject / Curriculum Note: Based on reviews from professors, content, and scope this title could be utilized in the public speaking course requisite of most com majors.