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Chapter 1 Getting Started I. Why should we study public speaking? a. Exercise our Constitutional guarantee of freedom of speech b. Learn life skills c. Succeed professionally II. 7 interactive components a. speaker (source) b. audience (receiver) c. message d. channel e. feedback f. situation g. noise III. Becoming a more effective presenter a. Understanding the difference b/w listening (psychological) and hearing (physiological) b. Establish common ground with the audience c. Establish trust d. Establish competence in subject matter e. Establish dynamism or energetic IV. Differences in public speaking a. Time is short b. Simplicity is necessary c. Points are few d. Topics are important V. Random a. apprehension is not correlated to sex, gender or GPA Chapter 2 Preparing your first presentation I. 5 Canons of Rhetoric a. Cicero, Roman statesman and scholar synthesized Greek teachings about public comm. b. Describes the essential skills associated with public speaking and communication c. Invention - the art of finding information i. Look at a problem from all sides ii. Ask the right questions iii. Solve the relevant information iv. Find new ways to talk about old topics v. Finding new analogies and relationships d. Disposition i. Selecting an appropriate structure 1. Intro, main points, conclusion e. Style i. Using clear and ornamental language 1. Avoid technical 2. Define important terms 3. Use metaphors, creative language, etc f. Memory i. Being able to recall main ideas and details in your presentation 1. Outline 2. Extemporaneous (eye contact and conversational delivery) g. Delivery i. Using effective verbal and nonverbal behaviors to maximize the effectiveness of your message 1. Avoid reading 2. Eye contact 3. Natural II. Presentations a. Impromptu- does not allow for substantial planning and/or practice b. Demonstration- teaches an audience how something works or how to perform a task
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Chapter 3 Selecting a Topic and Purpose I. Searching for a Topic a. Individual Brainstorming i. think of as many topics as you can in a limited time b. Categorical brainstorming i. begin with categories that prompt you to think of topics c. Personal Inventory i.
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