persuasive speech guideline

persuasive speech guideline - Persuasion is the process of...

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Persuasion is the process of creating, reinforcing, or changing people's beliefs or actions. When you speak to persuade, you act as an advocate. Your job to sell a program, to defend an idea, to refute an opponent, or to inspire to action. The ability to speak persuasively will benefit you in every part of your life, from personal relations to community activities to career aspirations. Follow these guidelines: Decide on the topic for your persuasive speech. Do not choose an informative topic. Review the speech "Making a Difference Through the Special Olympics" from CD 2 and the accompanying commentary on page 460-462 in your textbook. Refer to Chapter 15 for information on speaking to persuade and Chapter 16 for persuasive strategies. You must refer to at least three (3) sources and incorporate at least one quote, one statistic, and one specific example. Use of a three dimensional visual aid is also required. This speech is required by the course syllabus. These are your time restrictions: Minimum time is 4 minutes Maximum time is 8 minutes. Although both preparation and delivery are of great importance, please remember that the bulk of your grade will come from the preparation and content of your speech. If you choose the videotaping option your instructor will critique all of your speech. If you choose the Speech Proctor will critique the delivery portion (30%) based on the evaluation form. I will be answering the following questions as I critique the preparation (70%) of your speeches: Quality of the preparation outline: (20 points) a. Does it include the general and specific purposes and central idea? b. Are the Introductions and Conclusions fully developed? c. Is the outline of the body of the speech complete, logical, and understandable? d. Do the major points support the central idea? e. Is each major point supported with subpoints? f. Are transitions included? g. Was it sent as a Microsoft Word attachment? h. If applicable, are the sources properly listed (MLA form)? i. Is an adequate amount of research evident? Delivery outline on note cards: (10 points) a. Does the speaker have note cards? b. Is the preparation outline reduced to a delivery outline on the note cards? c. Are the note cards sequentially numbered? Introduction: (10 points) a. Was the introduction funny, dramatic, or startling? Did it gain audience interest or evoke an emotional response? Was it effective? b.
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2010 for the course COMM SPCH1315 taught by Professor Terrelclark during the Spring '10 term at Central Texas College.

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