comst102 notes - 22/03/201118:07:00 Communication The...

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22/03/2011 18:07:00 Communication The symbolic exchange or verbal and nonverbal messages in order to come to a shared meaning Public speaking is a dialog between the speaker and the audience Source to Receiver o You have an emotion o Encode Turning the emotion into a form of expression (channel) o Channel The expression that conveys the emotion Ex: blatant speaking, body language, writing o Decoding The receiver of the message must perceive what the channeling means Audience analysis Word choice Body language (gestures) Points of emphasis Volume/energy Personal appearance Topics Eye contact Use of examples Organizational structure Purposes o To properly portray your point o To refrain from offending your audience
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22/03/2011 18:07:00 Monday’s Quiz 10 Questions (6 multiple choice, 4 short answer) Relationship between democracy and public speaking Communication in a diverse society (Ch. 1) Audience analysis/adaptation Plagiarism (Ch. 2) Communication model Definition of communication Communication apprehension and strategies to resolve it Desensitization Physical things that we do when giving a speech o Ex: sweaty palms, heart pumping The goal is to desensitize the apprehension to speak publically Visualization Imagining your speech and the daily routines involved in its preparation Imagine it in a positive light Cognitive Structuring
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22/03/2011 18:07:00 Review for Quiz 2 Crab Test Topic selection Different types of listening Review section on barriers to listening Strategies to improve listening (Ch. 4) Ethical Speaking (Ch. 6) Specific vs. general purposes (Ch. 6) What makes for a good thesis statement (Ch. 6) What you need to bring for your demonstration speech Outline References page APA Style Photocopy/print front page of whatever you’re citing Applying the CRAB test How c urrent is this information? How r elevant is this information to my topic/thesis? What is the a uthority of the source of this information? o Credentials What is the b ias of the source? o Conflict of interest?
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22/03/2011 18:07:00 Thesis Statement Good o Assertion o Takes a stand o Narrow o One point Bad o Statement of fact or observation o Is an announcement or question o Is broad or has too many details o Multiple points Organizing Your Speech Introduction o Attention-Getting Device (AGD)
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