Quiz 3 on Supporting the speech terms pt1

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Quiz 3 on Supporting the speech terms pt1
2012-02-12 16:56:08

terms from chap 8, 9,
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  1. supporting material
    examples narratives testimony, facts and statistics that support the speech theiss and form the speech
  2. example
    An illustration whose purpose is to aid understanding by making ideas, items or events more concrete and by clarifying and amplifying meaning
  3. breif example
    a single illustration of a point
  4. extended example
    multifaceted illustrations of the idea, item or event being described, thereby getting the point across and reiterating it effectively
  5. hypothetical example
    An illustration of something that could happen in the futureif certain thigns occured
  6. story
    a narrative basted on incidents
  7. narrative
    a story; it can be based on personal experience or imaginary incidents
  8. anecdote
    a brief story of an intersting, humerous, or lreal-life incident taht links back to thes peaker's theme
  9. testimony
    Firsthand findings, eyewitness accounts, and opinions by people, both lay (nonexpert) and expert
  10. expert testimony
    Any findings, eyewitness accounts, or opinions by professionals who are trained to evaluated or report on a given topic; a form of supporting material
  11. lay testimony
    testimony by a nonexpert; a form of supportin material.
  12. facts
    Documented occurrences including actual events, dates, times places and people involved
  13. statistics
    Quantified evidence; data that measures the size or magnitude of something, demostrates trends, or shows relationships with the purpose of summarizing information, demonstrating proof, and making points memorable
  14. frequency
    A count of the number of times something occurs or appears
  15. percentage
    the quantified portion of a whole
  16. average
    A summary of a set of data according to its typical or average characteristics; may refer to the mean median or mode
  17. mean
    the sum of the scores divided by the number of scores; the arithmetic average
  18. median
    a type of average that represents the center-most score in a distribution the point above and below which 50 percent of the scores fall
  19. mode
    a type of average that represents the most frequentlyoccurring score in a distribution
  20. cherry-picking
    to selectively present only those facts and statistics that butress your point of view while ignoring competing data
  21. invention
    The classical rhetorical term or the process of selecting information to illustrate or prove speech points
  22. primary sources
    Original or firsthand research such as an interview or survey conducted by the speaker
  23. secondary sources
    information gathered by others; can include published facts and statistics, texts, documents, and any other informatin not orginally collected and generated by the researcher
  24. database
    A searchable place or base in which information is tored and from which it can be retrieved
  25. refrence librarian
    a librarian trained to help library users locate information resources
  26. Library of Congerss call number
    A identifiying number that allows te user to retrieve books and other works that have been classified according to the Library of Congress classification system
  27. Dewey decimal number
    An identifying number that allows the user to retrive libarary books and other workds that have een classified according to this system
  28. periodical
    a regularly published magazine, journal, or newspaper
  29. blog
    short for "weblog" an online personal journal
  30. social news site
    web sites dedicated to specific kinds of news or entertainment in which users can share storeis, articles and video
  31. U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO)
    Responsible for publishing and distributing all infromation collected and produced by federal agencies, from the census Bureau to the Department of Education and the Environmental Protection Agency. It also include all congressional reports and hearings.