Chapter 4.2 Notes

Chapter 4.2 Notes - Chapter 4.2 Organizing Your...

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Chapter 4.2 Organizing Your Presentation Chronological Organization : Based on sequential order, according to when each step or event occurred or should occur Topical Organization : If main ideas are natural divisions of central ideas. May be simply an arbitrary arrangement of main ideas that are fairly equal in importance. Principle of Recency : Audiences remember best what they hear last Principle of Primacy : Discuss most convincing or least controversial idea first Complexity : Moving from simple ideas and processes to more complex ones Spatial Organization : Arranging items according to their location, position, or direction Cause-and-Effect Organization : Identifying a situation and then discussing the resulting effects (cause-effect) and presenting a situation and then exploring its causes (effect-cause) Problem-and-Solution Organization : Exploring how to solve the problem or to advocate a particular solution Principle of Specificity : Offer specific information and follow it by general
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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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Chapter 4.2 Notes - Chapter 4.2 Organizing Your...

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