Chapter 4.1 Notes

Chapter 4.1 Notes - Chapter 4.1 Developing Your...

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Chapter 4.1 Developing Your Presentation Public Speaking or Presentational Speaking : A teachable, learnable process, A process of developing, supporting, organizing, and presenting ideas orally Audience-Centered Presentational Speakers : Consider and adapt to the audience at every stage of the speaking process Speaker Anxiety, Stage Fright, Communication Apprehension : Anxiety about speaking in public that is manifested in psychological symptoms such as rapid heartbeat, butterflies in the stomach, shaking knees and hands, quivering voice, and increased perspiration Illusion of Transparency : The mistaken belief that the physical manifestations of a speaker’s nervousness are apparent to an audience Habituation : Most public speaking become progressively more comfortable as they speak Systematic Desensitization : Managing anxiety through a combination of general relaxation techniques and visualization of successful and calm preparation and delivery of a presentation Performance Visualization : Viewing a videotape of a successful effective speaker, becoming familiar enough with the videotaped presentation that you can imagine it, and eventually visualizing yourself as the speaker Silent Brainstorming : A technique used by small groups to generate creative ideas General Purpose : The broad reason for giving your presentation: to inform, to persuade, or to entertain
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course COMS 101 taught by Professor Twisselman during the Fall '08 term at Cal Poly.

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