Speech Final Study Guide

Speech Final Study Guide - Speech Final Chapter 7 RESEARCH...

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Speech Final Chapter 7 RESEARCH -Why do you conduct research for a speech? 1.Helps you learn more about your topic before you select and develop your main points 2. It enables you to gather evidence (information from credible research sources that you can use to support your claims) so you’re backed up and others will be convinced by you 3.You become more credible (perception by audience that you are qualified to speak on the topic well prepared and qualified to speak on topic) -What are the steps necessary for creating a research plan (finding and keeping track of info to use in speech)? 1.Inventory your research needs (decide to learn more about topic or just the specifics depending on what you already know) 2.Find the sources you need (Where to find sources and what types of sources) 3.Keep track of sources (So you can cite sources properly -How do you select the most credible sources by examining the four characteristics of credibility? 1.Expertise (expert has experience, education, or reputation) 2.Objectivity (No bias, prejudice, or partisanship) 3.Observational Capacity (Witnessed situation) 4.Recency (new info better because things always changing) -Kinds of sources available for conducting library research? 1.Books 2.Periodicals (Scholarly Journals occurring periodically) 3.Newspapers 4. Reference Works (Encylopedias, Dictionaries, Quatation Books, Atlases, Yearbooks) 5.Government Documents (Gov’t. laws, activities, or regulations) -Internet is best used as a research tool by?
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Convenience, Offers things from remote areas you couldn’t retrieve info from, immense volume in small space, speed. -Steps in conducting an Interview? 1.Prepare for Interview (Who to ask and what you want to find out) 2.Set up your Interview (Contact person to set up time and place) 3.Plan Your Interview Questions (What to ask) 4.Conduct the Interview 5. Evaluate Your Notes -How to present evidence in speech? 1.Document all sources (with citation on outline) 2.Cite each source as you present (while you speak) 3. Paraphrase responsibly Chapter 8- SUPPORTING MATERIAL -Why should you use supporting materials in your speech? 1.Build Audience Interest (Choose stuff that relates to your audience) 2.Enhances Audience Understanding 3.Winning Audience Agreement (With credible sources audience members may side with you) 4.Evoking Audience Emotion (Attention gained with this) -6 types of supporting materials? 1.Examples 2.Definition 3.Testimony (info provided by others) 4.Statistics 5.Narratives 6.Analogies -5 guidelines for using supporting materials 1.Choose the most credible proof 2.Use a variety of Supporting Materials 3.Appeal to different learning styles 4.Avoid long lists 5.Consider your audience
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6.Respect the available time Chapter 10- INTRO AND CONCLUSIONS -5 purposes of a good introduction (and how it’s done)? 1.Gains your audience’s attention (tell a story or anecdote,
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course MARKETING 3000 taught by Professor Poor during the Fall '08 term at Missouri (Mizzou).

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