exam 3 review

exam 3 review - Strategies for adapting to audiences...

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Audience-centered model of presentational speaking (know the steps) Common mistakes o Failing to select an appropriate topic o Failing to conduct adequate research o Failing to narrow the topic o Failing to deliver the presentation in an interesting manner Specific purpose statement “After listening to my presentation, my audience will understand…” General purpose (to inform, persuade, entertain, etc.) Central idea (know what this is and be able to identify one) Criteria for evaluating websites (know what objectivity means and looks like) Types of sources (reference resources, government documents, periodicals) Supporting material (be able to recognize an example of a definition) Patterns of organization (spatial, chronological, topical) (primacy, recency) Hard vs. soft evidence Internal preview “Now that I’ve done this, I am going to do this” Cause-effect (outcomes) vs. problem-solution (how to fix it) Initial preview “Today I’m going to discuss this, that, and the other.” Signpost summary (know what it is and what it looks like) 4 elements of an introduction Establishing credibility through self-disclosure (when you talk about personal interest or experience) Providing closure (what makes for a memorable closing: quote, joke, story)
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course COMM 1310 taught by Professor Mottet during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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