ch 9 - Com 135: Chapter 9 Identify and describe the five...

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Com 135: Chapter 9 Identify and describe the five patterns for organizing main ideas of a speech and know when to use each pattern. Identify and apply the four organizational strategies specifically adapted to supporting material and when to use each. Explain, define and distinguish between the types of speech signposts. Explain the importance of speech organization. Identify the steps of organizing a speech and integrating supporting materials. Know how to tailor organizational styles to cultural differences. Organizing speech topically – central idea has natural divisions. Usually does matter order, but sometimes could be useful to use primacy, recency, complexity. Primacy – suggests that you discuss your most important or convincing point first Recency – the point discussed last is the one audiences remember best Complexity – progessing from simple points to complex. Ordering ideas chronologically – if the topic is best describes using a number of steps. This is the organization by time or sequence, ordered by each step occurred or should occur. Arranging ideas spatially
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2012 for the course COM 135 taught by Professor Lauth during the Fall '08 term at Miami University.

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ch 9 - Com 135: Chapter 9 Identify and describe the five...

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