In order to better prepare oneself for varying public speaking engagements, one must know the basic fundamentals. This DVD discusses different types of speeches and the concepts and elements involved with each, along with research and organization techniques. Strategies for tailoring a speech for a specific audience, as well as rehearsing techniques, microphone tips and body language are also discussed. Featuring former state and national student organization officers, this production is perfect for all public speaking beginners and for those wishing to brush up on their skills. Collaborators: Cindy Akers, Ph.D., Texas Tech University; Kevin Williams, Ed.D., Texas Tech University.