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Unformatted text preview: 9-21-2010Audience AnalysisChecking Audience Demographics: how does your speech respond to demographic characteristics of the audience?I.Audience size, age range, educational level, etc…-Demographics: characteristics of the audience as a wholeoExamples: size, heterogeneity, captive/voluntary audience, composition-Size: how large will your audience be?oHow might a large audience change someone’s method of presentation? How might this situation be different than if you had a small audience? oDifferences (how it affects you as an audience member)Large Size: less attention, less personal, less interaction, more distractions, less accountability, easier to misinterpret the message bc harder to ask questions since so many people, larger risk of offending people (too many different perspectives), will affect how the speaker delivers the speech- more pressure, self-consciousness increases, nerve-wrecking, more stressfulVoluntary: more engaged, more involved, more inclined to pay attention because of an initial interest that brought them thereoDifferent ways to approach the speaking position differently...
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This note was uploaded on 09/10/2011 for the course SPCM 1100 taught by Professor Jamie during the Fall '07 term at UGA.
- Fall '07