Card Set Information
Test Lakey comms
Charateristics of a good speech topic
Importance to the Speaker
Interest to the Audience
Worthy of Listeners' Time
Appropriateness of Scope
Appropriatness for Oral Delivery
Appropriatness to the Rhetorical Situation
What Public Issues do I care about?
Which of my expierances might be generalized?
Which of my interests overlap with those of the audience?
Mental exercise in which yo identify the things that come first to mind.
An Identification of the objectives to be sought in a speech and the means for achieving them
Identify the purpose
Identify the constraints
Identify the provided oppertunities
7 common speech purposes
1. Providing new information or perspective
2. Agenda setting
3. Creating positive or negative feeling
4. Strengthening commitment
5. Weaking commitment
7. Inducing a specific action
Constraints of a speech
Audiences in general
Your specific Audience Analysis
Your ethos as a speaker
The nature of your topic
The rhetorical situation
Opportunities for a Speech
Audience Analysis tells the composition and attitudes
Specific Purpose Statement
Focses on the outcome by specifying what you want to achieve.
Focuses on the Audience
Summarizes a single idea
Precise and free of vague language
A succint statement of the overall ideaor claim made by the speech.
Defines what you want to put in to it.
Basic Research goals
1. To develop or strengthen your own expertise on the topic
2. To find the evidence that will support your ideas
3. to make your ideas clear, understandable, and pertinent to your audience
Primary source that can directly establish the claim
Supplementing the tools
1. Going to library because many are not online
2. Open stakcs allows for browsing
3. Digital Materials protected by a password
Calculating the quality of internet acces
Does the site meet the basic standards of credibility?
Who set up the website?
What are the sources credention?
What is the purpose of the website?
Does the content appear to reflect scholarship?
Can you confirm it?
When was the site lat updated?
Why organization is important.
Recall- audience is better able to remember
Active Listening- engages listeners
Personal Satifaction- make the listeners feel better
Criteria for selecting a main idea
Is this idea essential?
Can Several ideas be combined?
Charateristics of main ideas.
Patterns for arrangement
Comparison and contrast
organinzing by the passage of time
arranges according to place or position
Arrangement by elimination
Purposes for outlining
Insure adequate coverage
clarify and choose best organizational pattern
check your organizational pattern
become familiar with the claims you want to make
intro, conclu, trans
Benefits of VAs
Make the speech more interesting
Enhance the speakers credibility
Improve comprehension and retention
Advance an arguement
Types of VAs
Objects and Models
Choosing visual aids
VAs make a complicated topic more simple
words alone cant capture the idea
Factors of decorm