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Unformatted text preview: Comm Arts 100 Midterm Study Guide 15:26 Chapter 1 Stage fright- anxiety over the prospect of giving a speech in front of an audience Visualization- mental imaging in which a speaker vividly pictures themselves giving a successful presentation Critical thinking- focused, organized thinking about such things such as the logical relationships among ideas, the soundness of evidence, and the differences between fact and opinion Message- what the speaker communicates to someone else Channel- the means by which the speech is communicated (TV,live,radio) Frame of reference- sum of a persons knowledge, experience, goals, values, and attitude. No two people have the exact same frame of reference. Feedback- the messages, usually nonverbal, sent from listener to speaker Ethnocentrism- the belief that ones own group or culture is superior to all other groups and cultures Chapter 2 Ethics- the branch of philosophy that deals with issues of right and wrong in human affairs Ethical decisions- sound ethical decisions involve weighing a potential course of action against a set of ethical standards or guidelines Plagiarism- presenting another persons language or ideas as your own Global plagiarism- stealing a speech entirely from a single source and passing it off as ones own Patchwork plagiarism- stealing ideas or language from two or three sources and passing it off as your own Incremental plagiarism- failing to give credit for particular parts of a speech that are borrowed from other people Paraphrase- to restate or summarize an authors ideas in ones own words Chapter 3 Appreciative listening- listening for enjoyment Empathic listening- listening to provide emotional support to speaker Comprehensive listening- listening to understand the message of the speaker Critical listening- listening to evaluate a message for purposes of accepting or rejecting it Hearing- the vibration of sound waves into the ear Listening- paying close attention and making sense of what we hear Spare brain time- since we talk at 120/150 words per minute and we can process 400/800 words per minute, our brain has spare time to process and understand a speaker Active listening- giving undivided attention to a speaker in a genuine effort to understand their point of view Key word outline- briefly notes a speakers main points and supporting evidence in rough outline form...
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2012 for the course COMM 100 taught by Professor Nicholasschmuhl during the Fall '10 term at Wisconsin.
- Fall '10