Public Speaking in the Era of



Joan E. Aitken,  Roy M. Berko, and Andrew D. Wolvin


Resources for Teachers

Speeches by Barack Obama


Home  Copyright Joan E. Aitken 2009 All rights reserved. 


Photo Carol Highsmith


1. Overview of the Speechmaking Process
2. Foundations of Public Speaking
3. Listening
4. Audience Analysis
5. The Speech Purpose
6. Developing Supporting Materials
7. Finding Sources and Conducting Research
8. Organizing and Outlining the Speech
9. Language
10. Nonverbal Presentation Style
11. Audio-Visual Technology
12. Informative Speaking
13. Persuasive Speaking
14. Ceremonial Speaking


Additional Pages for This Site


Handouts and Assignments Index (Download)

PowerPoint Lectures (Download)

Speech Archives



Teaching Public Speaking (Assignment and Syllabus Ideas)





Copyright Joan E. Aitken, 2009-Present All rights reserved. ress.