chapter 9 - Public Speaking CHAPTER 9 Research Methods...

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Public Speaking CHAPTER 9 Research Methods Supporting Your Speech with Research Aristotle, and other classical rhetoricians, termed the process of selecting information to illustrate or prove your points invention. Public speakers must be selective in choosing the right mix of supporting materials for their topics. Primary research is original or firsthand research conducted by you. Secondary research includes library and internet resources – information which is recorded by others. Types of Secondary Research Sources Books Newspapers Periodicals (Magazines) Academic Journals Government Publications Reference Works On-line Databases A database is a searchable place in which information is stored and from which it can be retrieved. If you don’t have time to order or pick up items from the library, you should use a full-text database from where many of the articles contained within can be printed. Always consult your campus reference librarian when you need
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2011 for the course COMM 1313 taught by Professor Clark during the Spring '06 term at Arkansas.

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