Documents about Public Speaking

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    Chapter 12 Study Guide

    San Diego State, COMM 103

    Excerpt: ... oncepts of concreteness (non-abstract) and familiarity (how well the listeners comprehend the words) in language b. Understand why imagery is important in language (when the audiences can see, touch, feel, the words they are much more likely to remember what you said. c. Know the different figures of speech discussed in the textbook (simile, metaphor, analogy, rhetorical question.) 3. Understand the importance of rate, pitch, and volume in voice (to keep audience's attention) not bore them. 4. Be able to identify and differentiate public (louder, clearer, more vivid) and private voice (normal, casual) 5. Using nonverbal cues a. Why is appearance important in public speaking ? (credibility) b. Understand the value of facial expressions, gestures, posture, and movement in public speaking (keeps attention and ; COMM 103 Chapter 12 Study Guide 2 6. Know what transparent delivery is and why it is effective in public speaking (presenting speech so audience doesn't focus on delivery but on the message) 7. Be able ...

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    StudyGuide_S07_StudyGuide

    Cornell, COMM 2010

    Excerpt: ... STUDY GUIDE SHEET: COMM 201 Spring 2007 You are responsible for all material covered in class. You are expected to know and to be able to use and identify the basic elements of effective public speaking . Here is a list of some of the things you should study. Aristotle's model of communication (book and lecture) Five canons of persuasion "Proofs" of persuasion Audience analysis What is a properly worded specific purpose? central idea? Be able to write and identify a properly worded specific purpose and central idea. What is a proposition of fact? value? policy? What are the differences between them? Identify different patterns of organization used in giving speeches both for informative and persuasive speaking (examples: topical, spatial, chronological, problem solution, refutation, motivated sequence). Be able to identify when to use each one. Know and BE ABLE TO EXPLAIN: Monroe's Motivated Sequence of persuasion, ProblemSolution Division, Need-Plan and Refutational Strategy (see persuasive chapters of your ...

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    SPC 1600 sudy guide test1

    UCF, SPC 1600

    Excerpt: ... SPC 1600 FALL 07 EXAM 1 STUDY GUIDE CHAPTERS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10 NOTE: This exam is more focused on application than definition. It's important that you understand the concepts. You must be familiar with the text and the lectures to be successful on this exam. Transactional Model SMCRE ELM The nature of communication Speaker credibility as it affects the transaction model Aristotle's appeals Elements of a message Learning styles' impact on the transaction model General purpose specific purpose thesis statement main points Choosing an appropriate topic Traditional patterns of organization Identify and apply the elements of Malandro's Formula Connecting with the audience What are the causes and effects of communication apprehension and how can we manage it? How does public speaking satisfy our needs and the needs of others? Plagiarism Ethical responsibilities for listeners and speakers Cultural relativism, ethical relativism, situational ethics, universalism, utilitarianism What are th ...

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    Persuasive Speech Peer Assessment

    Wisconsin, COM ARTS 100

    Excerpt: ... Sam Seider Ca100-028 Persuasive Speech Peer Assessment Peer Assessment 11/26/07 The art of public speaking has many concepts to study and master. With the opportunity to speak in front of an audience, comes the opportunity to evaluate one's progressions and shortcomings. This ability to analyze led me to some interesting conclusions about Josh Packer's public speaking ability. Through careful listening and note taking I was able to determine some areas that Josh was strong in and some areas he needed to improve on. Finally, careful examination of the entire speech making process allowed me to realize that Josh can change the specific steps of preparation which could improve the overall quality of the speech. Josh chose to do his persuasive speech on a challenging and pertinent topic- standardized testing. This topic shows one positive aspect of Josh's public speaking ability because he was able to choose a topic that relates directly to his audience. Besides this, he seemed genuinely interested in the ...

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    MC 2525 Lecture 2

    LSU, MC 2525

    Excerpt: ... September 9 Lecture Outline: Persuasion Yesterday & Today I. Aristotle on Rhetoric Persuasive Settings for Public Speaking - Deliberative speeches - Forensic speeches - Epideictic speeches Key Components of Persuasion - Claim - Proof o Inartistic Proof o Artistic Proof: Ethos, Pathos, Logos II. Five Canons of Rhetoric (from Rhetorica ad Herennium) Invention Arrangement Style Delivery Memory III. Case Study: Martin Luther King Jr.s I Have a Dream speech IV. Electronic Eloquence Personification Self-disclosure Conversational style Verbal distillation Visual dramatization - Pseudo-events Felicia Song, Fall 2008 Not to be Used Without Permission Felicia Song, Fall 2008 Not to be Used Without Permission ...

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    Jan 23 Lecture Outline

    LSU, MC 2525

    Excerpt: ... Jan 23 Lecture Outline: Persuasion in History-Public Opinion & Democracy I. Introduction: Public Opinion in Persuasion Today II. Historical Debate over the Value of Public Opinion Ancient Greece: Plato vs. Sophists Colonial America: Thomas Jefferson vs. James Madison and Alexander Hamilton - Republic vs. Direct Democracy - Senate vs. House of Representatives III. Aristotle on Rhetoric Persuasive Settings for Public Speaking - Deliberative speeches - Forensic speeches - Epideictic speeches Key Components of Persuasion - Claim - Proof o o Inartistic Proof Artistic Proof: Ethos, Pathos, Logos IV. Five Canons of Rhetoric (from Rhetorica ad Herennium) Invention Arrangement Style Delivery Memory V. Case Study: Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech Felicia Song, Spring 2008 Not to be Used Without Permission ...

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    100ch11

    ASU, COM 100

    Excerpt: ... Chapter 11 Speech Preparation: Building Knowledge Speech Scenarios A speech on "backpacking in AZ wilderness area" for dorm residents (weds night at 9:00pm) A speech on "ASU's lifelong learning programs" for the Retired Wisconsin Educators (luncheon speaker) How to improving public speaking skills for "young executives club" (part of an allday conference) 2 Rhetoric and Public Speaking I. Rhetoric and Public Speaking Rhetoric: the art of influencing an audience through words, dates back many centuries with roots in Greek and Roman periods 3 Rhetoric and Public Speaking I. Rhetoric and Public Speaking Cont'd A. The Greek Period 1. A group of Greek philosophers called sophists began to teach about thinking and speaking persuasively. 2. Plato stressed participation in dialectic, a question and answer process used to examine all sides of an issue. 3. Aristotle was the first to describe systematically a system of persuasion based on logic, emotion, and speaker credibility (logos, pa ...

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    StudyGuideF07

    Cornell, COMM 2010

    Excerpt: ... STUDY GUIDE SHEET: COMM 201 Toni Russo Fall 2007 You are responsible for all material covered in class. You are expected to know and to be able to use and identify the basic elements of effective public speaking . Here is a list of some of the things you should study. Aristotle's model of communication (book and lecture) Five canons of persuasion "Proofs" of persuasion Audience analysis What is a properly worded specific purpose? central idea? Be able to write and identify a properly worded specific purpose and central idea. What is a proposition of fact? value? policy? What are the differences between them? Identify different patterns of organization used in giving speeches both for informative and persuasive speaking (examples: topical, spatial, chronological, problem solution, refutation, motivated sequence). Be able to identify when to use each one. Know and BE ABLE TO EXPLAIN: Monroe's Motivated Sequence of persuasion, ProblemSolution Division, Need-Plan and Refutational Strategy (see persuasive chapter ...

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    Comm 1332 Comprehensive Exam Review

    U. Houston, COMM 1001

    Excerpt: ... Comm 1332 Comprehensive Exam Review To thoroughly prepare for your exam, the following review process is recommended: 1. Review lecture notes and powerpoint files for each chapter (copies on webct). 2. Practice OUTLINING (coordinating and subordinating: framing main point/subpoint/subsubpoint information). 3. 1. Finally, specific knowledge of the following will prove useful: The 3 purposes of public speaking 2. The 9 elements that affect public speaking (sender, receiver, message, medium, etc.) 3. The different phases of listening (discriminative, comprehensive, empathic, critical, etc. . know what's involved in each different phase) 4. Disruptions to speech process (interference) . know what the external barriers are to listening, and what the internal barriers are to listening . which are the greater barriers (internal or external)? 5. Criteria for evaluating speeches (five general considerations, plus what three specific criteria) 6. The four elements of audience dynamics know each, plus be able ...

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    CU

    Rutgers, URBAN EDUC 298

    Excerpt: ... Introduction: Purpose Music history (Romantic period 1820-1918) 45 minute class/ 15-17 days The purpose for introducing music history during the romantic period to young students to inform them about how important the past is For students to be ...

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    COMPLETE COMM

    Wisc La Crosse, CST 190

    Excerpt: ... Literature Review Critique 1 Running Head: PUBLIC SPEAKING RESEARCH LITERATURE A Review of Public Speaking Research Literature Brian J. Adams CST 190 Section 002 Literature Review Critique 2 Fox Tree, J. (2002).Interpreting pauses and ums at turn exchanges. Discourse Processes. 31, 37-55. Student Rationale: The reason I picked this article really lies in my reason for being a communication studies minor. Whereas my major is political science, and I plan on being a lawyer, public speaking is going to have to be a forte in my life. Therefore, I was quite interested in understanding and comprehending how simple and unconscious idiosyncrasies end up changing an audiences perception of the speaker. Author Rationale: This information would obviously be useful to any political candidate, or any public or private speaker. It shows the significance, or possible lack there of, of verbal and non-verbal pauses. This information could easily be used to help train employees. Also, previous research has been do ...

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    Nonverbal Aspects of Public Speaking (3.3)

    Rutgers, COMM 101

    Excerpt: ... Nonverbal Aspects of Public Speaking I. Introduction a. Assuming a strong (vs. weak) argument, persuasion stems from: i. How you look: 50% ii. How you sound: 40% iii. What you say: 10% Impromptu Speeches Fear of public speaking a. Rated one of the biggest fears b. Some people can't talk, break out in sweats, get sick c. Preparedness is the best way to eliminate it as much as it can be for you Posture a. Fig leaf, hostage, wounded soldier, straight-jacket i. Tie up your hands b. Rocking back and forth on legs c. Being behind a podium inhibits a lot of the best public speaking skills i. Bridge gap by coming next to podium, not in front of Speaker "immediacy" a. Gaze behavior i. Eye Contact Table (outline) ii. Eye contact is most important at the end of a point/sentence iii. Eye contact with specific audience members is imperative b. Gesture i. Is possible to do to much gesturing, or not enough 1. biggest problem is that there are no gestures a. holding notes/papers ii. "steeple" gesture is most effective 1. alm ...

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    exam_midterm_Fall2005

    Pittsburgh, COMMRC 0052

    Excerpt: ... Name: _ Midterm Examination Public Speaking MONDAY Fall 2005 50 points Draw and clearly label the basic communication model (10 points 7 for accurate labels/3 for accurate drawing) Multiple choice (1 point each unless noted) please circle the most correct answer 1. _ is the belief that one's own group or culture is superior to all other groups or cultures. a) Elitism b) Egocentrism c) Ethnocentrism * d) Patriotism Which of the following is likely to help you deal with nervousness in your speeches? a) Visualize yourself giving a strong speech. b) Focus on communicating rather than on being nervous. c) Be thoroughly prepared for each speech d) All of the above * Because each person has a different frame of reference, the meaning of a message will never be exactly the same to a listener as to a speaker. a) True * b) False Which of the following violates the speaker's ethical obligation to be honest in what she or he says? a) Juggling statistics b) Qu ...

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    Comm event analysis

    San Diego State, COMM 103

    Excerpt: ... Sara Good Comm 103 WF 3:00 What is the event and why is it communicative in nature? This event was a public speaking event in which the speaker gave clear ideas on how to better their public speaking skills. The speaker had positive motivation in her speech to convey her tips and tricks to the audience to lessen their fears of public speaking , a vast amount of knowledge on the topic with much experience both watching public speaking events and giving them herself, and skills that she not only taught the audience, but used herself while she was speaking. The definition that applies most to the speaker would be skills, because she was able to demonstrate and practice the very things she was teaching her audience that not only proved that her tricks were helpful, it also gave her a sense of credibility. What nonverbal Communication did you notice? Jenni Prisk had a wide array of nonverbal communication in her presentation. She dressed appropriately, sending a positive statement of a woman well prepared and knowl ...