Nonverbal Aspects of Public Speaking (3.3)

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Nonverbal Aspects of Public Speaking I. Introduction a. Assuming a strong (vs. weak) argument, persuasion stems from: i. How you look : 50% ii. How you sound : 40% iii. What you say : 10% II. Impromptu Speeches III. Fear of public speaking a. Rated one of the biggest fears b. Some people can’t talk, break out in sweats, get sick c. Preparedness is the best way to eliminate it as much as it can be for you IV. Posture a. Fig leaf, hostage, wounded soldier, straight-jacket i. Tie up your hands b. Rocking back and forth on legs c. Being behind a podium inhibits a lot of the best public speaking skills i. Bridge gap by coming next to podium, not in front of V. Speaker “immediacy” a. Gaze behavior i. Eye Contact Table ( outline ) ii. Eye contact is most important at the end of a point/sentence iii. Eye contact with specific audience members is imperative b. Gesture i. Is possible to do to much gesturing, or not enough 1. biggest problem is that there are no gestures a. holding notes/papers
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course COMM 101 taught by Professor Lieberman during the Fall '07 term at Rutgers.

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Nonverbal Aspects of Public Speaking (3.3) - Nonverbal...

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