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COMM 145 Chapter Breakdown

COMM 145 Chapter Breakdown

COMM 145 - Introduction to Public Speaking

Chapter Breakdown Topics
Chapter 1: Connecting Process and Principles Chapter 9: Organizing and Outlining Your Speech
Chapter 2: Connecting Perceptions and Communication Chapter 10: Managing Anxiety and Delivering Your Speech
Chapter 3: Connecting Self and Communication Chapter 11: Informative Speaking
Chapter 4: Connecting through Verbal Communication Chapter 12: Persuasive Speaking
Chapter 5: Connecting through Nonverbal Communication Chapter 13: Interpersonal Communication
Chapter 6: Connecting Listening and Thinking in the Communication Process Chapter 14: Developing Relationships
Chapter 7: Selecting a Topic and Connecting to the Audience Chapter 15: Group and Team Communication
Chapter 8: Gathering and Using Information Chapter 16: Participating in Groups and Teams

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