IDS 290 Final Questions

IDS 290 Final Questions - IDS Final Questions 1 4 kinds of...

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IDS Final Questions 1. 4 kinds of language to avoid or be careful about 1. avoid clichés and slang(generational jargon) 2. technical words 3. avoid overuse of camouflaged verbs - (turning verbs into nouns and adjectives by adding unnecessary endings like ing and ed) 4. avoid discriminatory words 2. 5 most important points to remember when writing or speaking 1. Know your audience 2. Write or Speak so they can understand you 3. Respect yourself - check grammar and spelling 4. Respect your Audience - be complete and clear 5. Stop when you are finished 3. you-viewpoint 4. you-viewpoint- T/F 5. you-viewpoint- multiple choice You-Viewpoint (“you attitude”) – a technique of persuasion Builds GOODWILL and influences people favorably Can be used in Good News and Bad News messages 2 major criticisms: 1. it is insincere 2. it is manipulative * but research found that using you-viewpoint gained better reactions The TECHNIQUE is not bad, but the GOAL can be! so, use a “
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course IDS 290 taught by Professor Lycan during the Spring '06 term at San Diego State.

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