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Selecting A Topic

Price: $59.95
Order Number: 641.0009
Format : DVD

Second only to anxiety, selecting a topic is the biggest problem for the novice public speaker. This lesson explores strategies for finding a topic that fits the occasion, the audience, and the speaker.

Students will discover:
● The three general purposes for public speaking.
● How to develop specific purpose statements for speech topics.
● How to develop thesis statements.
● The five methods of topic discovery.
● The general guidelines for topic selections.
● The standards of appropriateness in topic selection.

Rights granted include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, c) campus or building closed circuit and digital/video-on-demand transmission. Broadcast, cablecast and telecourse rights are also available. Email for pricing.

Course Packs (all 24 episodes of the Speaking With Confidence series on three DVDs in a single case) may be purchased for $25.00 each, plus 7% (minimum $5.00) shipping and handling. They are ideal when students are required to view all or most of the episodes independently.

Course Packs are only available to institutions that have purchased the complete series or have licensed broadcast, cablecast or telecourse rights. Email for details.

Ideal for grades: 12, Community collge/College
Duration: 30 minutes
Closed Captioned
©1996 GPN Educational Media
Series #641

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