2011 3 Persuasive Speech

2011 3 Persuasive Speech - PERSUASIVE SPEECH ASSIGNMENT...

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PERSUASIVE SPEECH ASSIGNMENT Student Learning Outcomes: Demonstrate awareness and articulation of contemporary public issues through the gathering, analyzing, and utilizing of research compiled from a variety of sources. Employ effective critical listening and cultural sensitivity while critically evaluating propositions and arguments. Identify and avoid flaws in reasoning and argumentation while speaking and writing. Effectively and ethically build and orally present sound arguments using sound evidence and reasoning. For this speech, you will be providing a 5-7 minute speech/presentation on a topic that you would like your audience to be persuaded. You will follow the Monroe’s Motivated Sequence pattern of organization. Your goal is get the audience to believe what you believe about a topic/subject. While these speeches are more controversial in nature, it is important that all opinions and viewpoints be both presented and heard in a respectful and mature manner. REQUIREMENTS 1. Time: 5-7 minutes in length. Speech is to NOT exceed 7 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 1 WHITE 3 X 5 card. 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: Required. This may be pictures, graphs, artifacts, audio etc. to be presented anywhere within your speech. 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. 10. 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 note cards only if you have an, “Oh crap!” moment. 11.
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