Chapter 14 Reading Notes

Chapter 14 Reading Notes - 4. Explanation a. Addresses why...

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Chapter 14 Reading Notes: Informative Presentations 1. Informative speeches generally fall into one of three major categories: descriptive presentations, demonstrative presentations, or explanatory presentations 2. Description a. Satisfies the audience members’ needs for facts, figures, or other data that answer “what” questions b. Topical or chronological pattern 3. Demonstration a. Has the potential to work in persuasive ways in the minds of listeners and answers “how” questions b. Organized by spatial or geographical pattern
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Unformatted text preview: 4. Explanation a. Addresses why questions b. Organized by cause/effect pattern or the comparison/contrast pattern 5. Analyze Potential Sources of Noise a. Physical noise b. Physiological noise c. Psychological noise 6. Adapt to Your Listeners a. Adaptation has three levelsknowledge, interest, and acceptance i. Knowledge level: ranges from well informed to entirely uninformed ii. Interest level: ranges from high initial interest to no interest at all...
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2009 for the course BUAD 14666 taught by Professor Robynwalker during the Fall '09 term at USC.

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