4-25-11 - Public Speaking and Argumentation Swaying your...

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Unformatted text preview: Public Speaking and Argumentation Swaying your Audience Public Speaking Speech Preparation 1.preparing to write a (persuasive) speech discover idea and evidence brainstorm about evidence to support main claim- gather and organize information- assess audience- analyze and focus the topic- develop a thesis- reach a conclusion 2.draft the speech 3.revise 4.edit oral presentation rehearsal revise and edit? communication apprehension- overcoming anxieties Preparing Verbal Comm: Argumentation & Rhetoric argumentation (dialectic) goal: to convince a critical audience of the acceptability of a standpoint/claim, by means of putting forward arguments/support claims that reasonably justify or prove that standpoint/claim rhetoric goal: to influence others by modifying their beliefs, values, or attitudes (Simons, 1976, p. 21) by means of persuasion Argumentation- to make an argument; not to have an argument to be mad or fight argument = claim + support- claim= proposition that needs further support in order to be accepted- support = proposition(s) that make a claim acceptable by proving or justifying...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2012 for the course INTRO TO C 101 taught by Professor Nicklinardopoulo during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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4-25-11 - Public Speaking and Argumentation Swaying your...

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