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SP100 notes - Questionnaires -Fixed Alternative Questions...

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Questionnaires -Fixed Alternative Questions Questions that offer a fixed choice between two or more alternatives. Ex. Do you know what the insanity plea is in the U.S. legal system Yes____ No_____ Other____ -Scale Questions Questions that require responses at fixed intervals along a scale of answers. Ex. Question (Circle one) Strongly agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree Open-Ended Questions Questions that allow respondents to answer however they want. Guidelines for effective audience analysis -Carefully planned to elicit the necessary information -Use all 3 types of questions to get specific and detailed information -Be clear and unambiguous -relatively brief Chronological Order -A method of speech organization in which the main points follow a time pattern. Spatial Order -A method of speech organization in which the main points follow a directional pattern. Causal Order -A method of speech organization in which the main points show a cause-effect relationship.
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Problem Solution Order -A method of speech organization in which the first main point deals with the existence and seriousness of a problem and the second main unit presents a solution to the problem. Topical Order -A method of speech organization in which the main points divide the topic blah blah blah Tips for Preparing main points -keep main points separate -use the same pattern of wording for main points -balance the time devoted to main points Connective -a phrase or word that connects the ideas of a speech and indicates the relationship between them Types of Connectives -transition A word or phrase that indicates when a speaker has finished one thought and is moving on to another -internal preview A statement in the body of the speech that lets the audience know what the speaker is going to discuss next -internal summary A statement in the body of the speech that summarizes the speaker’s preceding point or points
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course SP SP100 taught by Professor Gilkins during the Spring '08 term at N. Michigan.

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SP100 notes - Questionnaires -Fixed Alternative Questions...

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