1. Conversations and Seminars 2. Introduction to Rhetoric and Argument 3. Shakespeare and Renaissance Rhetoric 4. Everyday Rhetorics 5. Making your Case 6. Presenting your Case. Appendix 1: Sample Criteria Sheet for Peer Oral Assessment. Appendix 2: Sample Practice Presentation Scenarios. Further Reading. Glossary.
Speaking Your Mind: Oral Presentation and Seminar Skills is designed with the belief that the key to good speaking is an awareness of audience and context and knowledge of the techniques of argumentation or rhetoric.
Tory Young, Department of English, Polytechnic University Cordella Bryan, Freelance Educational Consultant