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Comm 201 exam Speech outline format Title General subject Specific subject Purpose: What the speech is supposed to achieve Main points Central idea: Summary of speech in one sentence Introduction Body (main point 1) Transition Main point 2 Transition Main point 3 Conclusion Speech apprehension : It’s widespread. Causes: Unprepared, focus on negative Consequences: Anxiety, unfair perceptions in school, work, etc Management: Focus on audience, over prepare, visualize positive experience Good speech topic: Meaningful and important to audience Important and interesting to you personally Something about which you already have knowledge Psych of Learning Primary effect : We notice and remember the first thing we see or hear in a series Recency effect : We notice and remember the last thing we see or hear in a series Salience of contrast : We notice and remember what stands out from its background Gestalt/Meaningful pattern : We notice and remember what has an apparent pattern more readily than random arrangements. Repetition : We notice and remember stimuli that recur Relevancy : We notice and remember what is significant to ourselves. Tests of a Source Qualified? Unbiased? Trustworthy?
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Tests of the Information Current? Sufficient quantity? Fit with other known facts? Pertinent? Conclusive? Three judicial tests of evidence: Relevancy (information pertinent?) Materiality (Information conclusive?) Competency (Source qualified?) Fallacies Hasty generalization : Jumping to an overall conclusion bases on a small number of cases. Post hoc reasoning
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