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- about which textbook presented me with which information since there is so much overlap between them In my case the authors’ goal was not

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Throughout the chapter, the authors stress that there are several factors to consider when presenting an argument, such as the tone the presenter wants to have when addressing his or her subject, the message the presenter wants to relay, the purpose of the argument, and the target audience. Only after considering all these factors can one create a presentation that is likely to be successful. While the authors brought up several good points about what to do effectively in a presentation and broke it up into different types of presentations, I was bored while reading the chapter. This had nothing to do with the authors’ effectiveness in making the subject matter interesting, however; I am currently taking SPC 1608 and Chapter 15 just did not tell me anything new. I have already learned about what size font to use in a presentation, how to use a blank or black slide in a PowerPoint, using visual aids, etc. from my Speech textbook, and it was not something I needed to be told twice to understand. To be honest I am a bit confused now
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Unformatted text preview: about which textbook presented me with which information, since there is so much overlap between them. In my case, the authors’ goal was not achieved because the point was to educate someone on how to create an effective presentation. However, I have been learning every aspect of the chapter in depth since the end of August, so knowing what a signpost is and how to use it is old news for me. The authors’ target audience may include people of all ages, races, genders, and occupations, especially since many lines of work involve knowing how to effectively give a presentation or speech, including but not limited to teaching and business. The authors’ target audience would definitely include people who do not know how to give a speech or who display a lack of confidence when presenting an argument to an audience, but certainly not someone who already knows the point that they are trying to make....
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2011 for the course ENC 1102 taught by Professor Blasdel during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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