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ES-ch. 6 summary - 6 Examples provide specific details...

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09-21-07 Effective Speaking Summary Ch. 6 1.) Your search for supporting materials should be purposeful; you should attempt to assemble materials that are relevant to your speech, your audience, and the occasion on which you’re speaking 2.) To plan your search, you should consider (a) the rational requirements of the topic, (b) the audience demands, (c) the power to prove generally associated with various kinds of supporting materials, and (d) the objectivity of your sources 3.) In executing your searches, learn to use search engines, metasearch engines, directories, virtual libraries, and informational interviews 4.) Supporting materials clarify, amplify, or strengthen the speaker’s ideas 5.) Comparisons and contrasts point out similarities and differences between things
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Unformatted text preview: 6.) Examples provide specific details about ideas or statements you want listeners to accept; they can be hypothetical or factual 7.) Statistics are numbers that show relationships between or among phenomena; some emphasize size or magnitude, some describe subclasses or segments, and some establish trends or directions over time 8.) Testimony comes from the opinions or conclusions of credible persons 9.) Plagiarism is representing another’s ideas or phrases as your own Key Terms-Boolean searches-comparisons-contrasts-directories-factual examples-hypothetical examples-informative interview-invisible Web-magnitude-metasearch engines-plagiarism-primary sources-search engine-secondary sources-segments-statistics-testimony-trends-virtual libraries...
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