Comm 1 - Comm 1 14:12:00 ← Objectives Identify 3 concerns...

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Unformatted text preview: Comm 1 12/01/2010 14:12:00 ← Objectives: Identify 3 concerns to evaluate a topic ← Identify a GP SP and explain how to compose each ← Be able to write a solid thesis statement ← ← Does the audience have an interest in the topic? • Natural interest- how to deal with stress in a test, how to save $ on a meal, how to meet that guy • Associated interest- topics that you have to sell, to persuade the audience that they are interested in, audience should derive some benefit from listening to the speech. Ex: fresh produce ← Does the speaker know more about the topic than the audience? • Offer “news” vs. information • News is something people don’t really know about • Specificity- want the topic to be more narrow than broad • Immediacy- is there something that has immediate ramifications ← General Purpose • To inform • To persuade • To entertain ← Specific Purpose= statement that communicates the goal of your speech… one distinct idea, very particular • Ineffective: to inform the aud. About the civil war • Effective: to inform the aud. About black womens roles in the civil war. • Not a question ← Thesis Statement: a nutshell of the one basic idea you are trying to get across to your audience members. One full sentence/ statement • Write it as if you were speaking to your audience • Can accompany a preview – the laser is a highly versatile device with uses in areas including …. • “because the flue is dangerous, people ought to know its symptoms, how to prevent it, and methods of treatment” • make sure its not too general • number your points ← 12/01/2010 14:12:00 ← Objectives ← Define Ethics ← Describe Brockreide’s rhetorical stances ← Identify the 3 ethical guidelines in public speaking ← ← Ethics- study of moral conduct ← Ethos- character = competence, goodwill towards the audience, good moral character ← Plato says you walk with your ethics and morals ← Sophists- you can divorce/ separate ethics from job ← Conflicts? ← 1 st amendment- freedom of speech ← 14 th amendment- equal protection under the law ← something is legal doesn’t mean it is ethical ← ← Wayne Brockreides Rhetorical Stances ← 1) Rhetorical Rape- • uses techniques of exploitation and domination to get an audience member to adhere to what he is saying • you cant get a word in edgewise • you cant ask a question • the person is only interested in his or her own power • Domination •...
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Comm 1 - Comm 1 14:12:00 ← Objectives Identify 3 concerns...

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