Public Speaking: "Chapter 3: Ethics in Public Speaking"

Read this chapter by Alyssa G. Millner and Rachel D. Price, recognizing that in a typical class students are expected to have completed and taken notes on the assigned reading before they listen to the instructor's lecture. This chapter provides an overview of ethics and explains the importance of being an ethical speaker. Our credibility and reputation are built on trust and honesty with our audience members. Content in this chapter will also be helpful as we think about the language we use and how it affects the audience's perception of our message.