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What are the six Informative strategies?
No Changing of Minds
No Valued Judgments
Avoid the word "should"
Careful on Language and Sentence Construction
To clarify a term or concept, vague or unknown
Documenting events - Who, what, where, when
Painting a mental picture; vivid language
Lots of details, deeper understanding, why/how, break down complex topic
How to Speech
Similarities and differences between two things
What all makes a good topic?
Importance to speaker
Interest to audience
Worthy of listener's time
Appropriateness of scope
Appropriateness for oral delivery
What do you need to consider when choosing a topic?
What are the purposes of informative writing?
Give us info that we didn't previously know
Update or Revise info about a familiar topic
What are some forms of research?
What is agenda-setting?
Creating awareness of a topic previously ignored
What is GIL?
our library's online catalog
What is Galileo?
a collection of databases
A succinct statement of the central idea or clai made by the speech
The sentence that best describes the overall purpose of your speech
General Purpose Statement
A statement that focuses on the outcome of your speech by what you want to achieve, and for that reason it is audience-centered
Specific Purpose Statement
What are the six patterns for arrangement/organization of speeches?
Comparsion and Contrast
What are the four components of an introduction?
Link/Connection to Audience
What are the goals of an introduction?
Gain attention and interest of audience
Influence audience to view you and topic favorably
Clarify purpose or thesis or speech
Preview the development of speech
What are the components of a conclusion?
Connect back to audience/ attention getter
What are the goals of a conclusion?
Signal end is coming
Summarize main ideas
Make final appeal to audience
What are the different types of transitions?
Internal Previews (One...Second)
Internal Summaries (Now...then)
Sign Posting (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
What are the four types of delivery?
What are the proper uses of the voice in an oral speech?
Pitch (Up & Down)
Pauses (no speech pauses)
What are the proper uses of the body in an oral speech?
Facial Expression (eye contact)
What are the six arts of rhetoric?
What are the six finctions of Rhetoric?
What is relativism?
the disavowal of one absolute value system and a tolerance for multiple belief systems
What does pluralism emphasize?