Public Speaking

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Book In The Library By Dewey Decimal Numbers

  • 363.31 Censorship
  • 401.95 Speech perception
  • 616.855 Speech and language disorders
  • 808.51 Public speaking (Oratory)
  • 808.53 Debating
  • 808.85 Collections of speeches

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Journals In The Library

  • Academy of Management Perspectives
  • Bloomberg Business Week
  • College Composition and Communication
  • Communication Briefings
  • Source for Decision Makers
  • Educational Leadership
  • Essence
  • Forbes
  • Fortune
  • Managing People at Work
  • People

Electronic Journals Online

These magazines and journals are in house use only and cannot be checked out. Search by keyword(s): communication, debate*, speech*, speak*
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Public Speaking Terms

  • Articulation
  • Audience Etiquette
  • Building rapport
  • Business communication
  • Expression
  • Debate
  • Dialect
  • Diction
  • Gesture
  • Orator
  • Oratory
  • Presentations
  • Pronunciation
  • Public speaking
  • Speechwriting
  • Tone

Speech Topics

  • Bioterrorism
  • Birth control
  • Charter schools
  • Cloning
  • Drug Abuse
  • Eating disorders
  • Gambling
  • Financial Crisis
  • Global Warming
  • Health care
  • Human Rights
  • Immigration
  • Inflation
  • Labor unions
  • Obesity
  • Pandemics
  • Politics
  • Racial profiling
  • Security or surveillance
  • Social Programs
  • Stem Cells
  • Vaccines

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