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Unformatted text preview: 1 INFORMATIVE SPEAKING AND DELIVERY Information defined Goal of informative speaking Informative Speaking What something is How something happens Objects People General Topics Processes Events Concepts What do I want my audience to know? How will I know if I'm successful? Questions to Consider Choosing language Increasing Understanding 2 Using description Using definitions Using comparison or contrast Using narration Preview, Main Points, Review Planned Repetition Advance Organizers Transitions or Bridges Organizing Content Avoid Assumptions Personalize the Information Involve the Audience Be Creative! Hints for Effective Speaking Four Modes of Delivery: Manuscript Extemporaneous Delivery Impromptu Memorized Vocal Aspects of Delivery 3 Pitch Rate Pauses Volume Enunciation Fluency Vocal Variety Intelligibility Gestures Eye Contact Non-Verbal Aspects of Delivery Facial Expression Body Movement Personal Appearance Types of Visual Aids: Visual Aids 4 Power Point--advance notice Media (VCR or DVD)--advance notice Chalkboards and Handouts--avoid Posters Photographs and Drawings Models and Physical Objects Overhead Projectors Film Clips Tables and Graphs Serve a purpose Planned and adapted to audience and situation VA's should not dominate speech Professionally prepared Practical Cite source if not original Choosing and using Visual Aids ...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course COMM 101 taught by Professor Shurley during the Spring '08 term at Pittsburg State Uiversity.

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