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Comprehensive study guide - COMST 102 Study Guide Study...

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COMST 102 Study Guide Study guide for Chapter 1 1. What are the benefits of public speaking a. To you personally? - b. In your college career? – c. In your professional career? – 2. What exactly is communication? a. ? b. What are the message, the sender and receiver? How do they relate? i. c. Two types of communication are: i. ii. 1. What kinds of things can be considered communication then? a. ? d. What are the 5 “contexts” of communication? i. 1. 1. Examples? ii. 2. 1. Examples? iii. 3. 1. Examples?
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iv. 4. 1. Examples? v. 5. 1. Examples? 3. What are the models of communication? a. 1.Linear – b. 2. Interactive – i. Feedback - c. 3. Transactional – d. Which is the most accurate? e. Situations where you might experience each model? 4. What are the Elements of the Communication process? a. Situation – b. Sender - i. Ethos? c. Message d. Receiver i. Audience analysis – e. Channels – f. Feedback g. Interference – i. What kinds of things can be interference? - h. Why are these elements important to understand?
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i. Examples? ii. Audience analysis especially! 5. Ethics – Plagiarism!!! a. NO TAKING CREDIT FOR INFORMATION YOU GOT FROM ANOTHER SOURCE i. This means newspapers, journals, books, magazines, brochures, whatever it is, If you quote it, or even summarize it, you MUST cite it. Otherwise its cheating. ii. We will talk later in the semester about proper citation techniques iii. Here are some websites that might help iv. http://library.osu.edu/sites/guides/apa.pdf APA citation guide v. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/ Scroll down to the bottom of the page where it gives links to specific references vi. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/557/01/ This is the same cite, but for MLA Chapter 2 study guide. 1. If you hate public speaking, you are not alone. Studies have shown many people claim to fear public speaking worse than death. 2. What is communication apprehension? a. Definition: b. Different types of CA and what they are. i. 1. ii. 2. iii. 3. iv. 4. c. Come up with some examples of where you might experience CA in your college or professional future? 3. Why do people fear public speaking? a. ?
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4. What is self talk and how can you deal with the negative effects? a. ? b. ? c. ? d. ? 5. What can you do about anxiety? a. ? i. b. ? i. c. ? i. Chapter 3 study guide Your First Speech (Introductory) I. An effective public speaker is audience centered: a. What does that mean? b. Why do you care about being “audience centered?” i. ? ii. ? iii. ?
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iv. ? c. Your audience should dictate your choices about i. Selecting and developing … ii. Organizing the … iii. Rehearsing the … 1. Think of some examples where different audiences might need different choices about these things… II. Types of speaking ? ___________________?________________________?_______________________? III.
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