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You don’t have ample time to write what you need to one the board.oNot always legible.oAudience attention: your talking to the board as you write andnot the audience.PhotographsoVisually stimulating to the audience.oAre proven to be very powerful.oThey have the ability to sum up what your saying in an impactful way while not detracting from your point.oCan lead to confusion though so be aware what your showing.Charts and graphsoGreat when speaking about statistical information or facts that have a great deal of numerical data.oThe chart must be easy for the audience to interpret. oMake sure they are always in color and not black and white.oAlso make sure they are large and all aspects can be seen.oMake use a key is displayed if need to interpret the chart.Handouts oOnly put important information on here.oNot right for every speech.
ObjectsoThe best visual aid.PostersoProvide a very versatile visual aid because they can be made into anything you want them to be.MapsoGreat when referring to population density or areas that are unfamiliar to your audience.oThey are often small and difficult to see.Human subjectsoThe most visually stunning of the visual aids and is very memorable.oThey add a quality of realism to the speech that pictures cant capture.Electronic mediaoA very versatile type of visual aid. oAudio clips and visual clips can bring something to an audience that words alone just cant do.oGreat for physical transitions in your speech or when you need to take a short break from talking.oThis can also make you appear to be lazy.oNot all classrooms are able to show these clips due to lack of technology.Power pointoThe most commonly used in classroom settings across the country.oWhy choose power point?:VersatilityEasy modification
Easy storageTimingBetter visibilityPolished presentationRules to knowBecome familiar to the technology before you use it.Be prepared.Be consistent.Be concise.Be simple.Be aware.Tips for success:Remember to talk to your audience.Only use visual aids when they are pertinent to the speech if they are beneficial not only to the audience’s understanding and the delivery of your speech.Make sure your aid is aiding your speech and not distracting the audience.Make sure the entire audience can benefit from the visual aid and not just the people in the front of the classroom.Make sure that you are using the right visual aid for your speech.Make sure that you pay attention to time.Remember that when you are not using a visual aid then you become your own visual aid.Chapter 10:
Definitions:Informative speech: a speech given for the purpose of imparting knowledge to the audience.Objective: the specific goals that you wish to accomplish by giving your speech.Directions: descriptions that explain how to carry out some action step-by-step.Instructions: descriptions that focus on how you should conduct yourself or get something done.

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