Comms 240

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Comms 240
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  1. 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
    • Clarity
  2. Personal Inventory
    • What Public Issues do I care about?
    • Which of my expierances might be generalized?
    • Which of my interests overlap with those of the audience?
  3. Brainstorming
    Mental exercise in which yo identify the things that come first to mind.
  4. Strategic Planning
    • 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
  5. 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
    • 6. Converstion
    • 7. Inducing a specific action
  6. Constraints of a speech
    • Audiences in general
    • Your specific Audience Analysis
    • Your ethos as a speaker
    • The nature of your topic
    • The rhetorical situation
  7. Opportunities for a Speech
    • Information advatage
    • Audience Analysis tells the composition and attitudes
  8. 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
  9. Thesis
    • A succint statement of the overall ideaor claim made by the speech.
    • Defines what you want to put in to it.
  10. 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
  11. Examples
    • Brief Example
    • Hypothetical Situation
    • Anecdote
    • Case Study
  12. Document
    Primary source that can directly establish the claim
  13. 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
  14. 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?
  15. Why organization is important.
    • Recall- audience is better able to remember
    • Active Listening- engages listeners
    • Personal Satifaction- make the listeners feel better
  16. Criteria for selecting a main idea
    • Is this idea essential?
    • Can Several ideas be combined?
  17. Charateristics of main ideas.
    • Simplicity
    • Discreteness
    • Parallel Structure
    • Balance
    • Coherence
    • Completeness
  18. Patterns for arrangement
    • Chronological
    • Spatial
    • Categorical
    • Cause-effect
    • Problem-Solution
    • Comparison and contrast
    • Residues
  19. Chronological
    organinzing by the passage of time
  20. Spatial
    arranges according to place or position
  21. Residues
    Arrangement by elimination
  22. 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
  23. Preparation Outline
    • Complete sentences
    • Subordination
    • Coordination
    • Discreteness
  24. Presentation Outline
    • match structure
    • key words
    • intro, conclu, trans
  25. Benefits of VAs
    • Make the speech more interesting
    • Enhance the speakers credibility
    • Improve comprehension and retention
    • Advance an arguement
  26. Types of VAs
    • Charts
    • Graphs
    • Representations
    • Objects and Models
    • People
  27. Choosing visual aids
    • VAs make a complicated topic more simple
    • Add interest
    • words alone cant capture the idea
    • stimulates memory
  28. Factors of decorm
    • Formaility
    • Length
    • Intensity
    • Supporting material
    • Identification

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