Chapter 13 Study Guide

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COMM 103, Chapter 13, Study Guide, 1 COMM 103 Fall 2007 Study Guide for Chapter 13 Understand the following concepts and terms well enough to be able to answer true/false, multiple choice, and matching questions about them. Pay attention to the text under the bolded terms in our book, as a concept may have multiple parts or sub-concepts you need to understand as well. Exam questions may ask you to identify terms and apply them to hypothetical situations. Good luck! 1. The purpose of informative speaking (Communicate new information to bring listeners to a new understanding) 2. Types of informative speeches (descriptions- listeners are unfamiliar with topic and need info to understand. Explanations- necessary to explain how something
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Unformatted text preview: works. Instructions- to teach how to do something) 3. Patterns of organization (topical- divides info about subject into sub-topics, chronological- used to describe changes or developments over time, Spatial- presents info based on position of objects in space or between location, Compare-contrast, cause and effect) 4. Types of supporting materials (examples-specific thing that helps explain or illustrate idea, Hypothetical ex, story, testimony/ quotation, facts/ statistics.) 5. Ethics—what should an ethical speaker attempt to accomplish (present info to accomplish your objective but with awareness of the inherent links between comm. and culture and respect for cultural roles)...
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