2011 Informative Speech Packet

2011 Informative Speech Packet - INFORMATIVE SPEECH...

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INFORMATIVE SPEECH ASSIGNMENT Student Learning Outcomes Demonstrate competence in ethical speech preparation and presentation. Effectively integrate credible evidence and sound reasoning in speech preparation and presentation. Demonstrate effective management of anxiety during preparation and presentation of speeches. Implement ethical standards expected of an audience member by employing effective listening skills and cultural sensitivity. Critically evaluate their own and others speeches based on content, composition/organization, delivery and implementation of ethical standards. Demonstrate the ability to perform audience analysis and adaptation while speaking extemporaneously. DESCRIPTION For this speech, you will be providing a 6-8 minute speech/presentation on a topic that provides relatively NEW information to your audience. Informative speeches should be interesting, fun and factual. You should discuss the who , what , where , when , and how . It is important to note that you should NOT in any way shape or form provide your opinion on the subject matter. You should NOT persuade the audience to feel good or bad about the topic. REQUIREMENTS 1. Time: 6-8 minutes in length. Speech is to NOT exceed 8 minutes. 2. Dress: Business Attire (I expect you to present your speech in attire fit for a professional experience; something you would go to a job interview in). 3. 3 X 5 Cards: You may use a total of 2 WHITE 3 X 5 cards. 4. Sources: Minimum of 6 (six) different scholarly sources required (BOTH heard within speech and in outline/works cited). Scholarly sources are considered “experts” regarding the information. You may use either MLA or APA format for citing For the outline, you may use easybib.com to help with proper citation. Include ALL pertinent and available information (author, title, date, journal/newspaper etc.) You are NOT allowed to use/cite any websites. 5. Rough Draft Outline: You will be required to turn in a full-sentence rough draft outline complete with works cited page. 6. Final Draft Outline: You will be required to turn in a full-sentence final draft outline complete with works cited page. 7. Annotated Bibliography: You will complete an annotated bibliography (refer to worksheet) to ensure you are conducting research that provides both credible and relevant research to your topic. 8. Visual Aid: Not Required. 9. Delivery Order: Pre-Determined. If you miss class on the day presentations are assigned, you are responsible for contacting me to learn of your presentation date. 1
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Delivery: I expect each student to practice their speech several times, to several people to ensure an enthusiastic, polished delivery. I expect you to memorize (and know) at least 90% of your speech. Use your note cards only if you have an “Oh crap!” moment. 11.
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