The horrific tragedies that echoed through the walls of every home in America on September 11,
2001 challenged the course of American national security. The trauma experienced as a result of the
crisis produced a reformed security code of law outline in t
Throughout both recent and distant history, threats to the United States have led the
government and third party organizations to create strict surveillance programs. We are going to
cover the patriot act, especially Title II, and also what t
American Civil Liberties Union." ACLU. American Civil Liberties Union, n.d. Web. 13 Apr.
This article briefly explains the techniques and methods used by the government and current
administrations to enhance security methods
What kind of leader am I?
Leadership is a process by which members of a group are empowered to work together
synergistically toward a common goal or vision that will create change, transform institutions,
SP108HM-Informative Speech Outline
Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the causes and nature of global climate change.
Central Idea: Global warming is happening, and it affects everyone on earth.
We are liv
Skinny Girl Diet
The skinny girl diet is an extreme vegan diet that describes meat as dead,
rotting, decomposing flesh. The diet is targeted towards young women that want
to look fabulous but have been unsuccessful wi
As the blue in the name implies, these small round berries have a very distinctive blue
to purple color. They have a sweet, slightly tart flavor. This fruit is one of the few native from
North America and it can
Amazon.com Sweatshops and Poor Working conditions
Amazon is very well known for being one of the most successful companies from the
cybernetic era. What the majority of Americans dont acknowledge is the fact that it may be
Speech Analysis: Anti-personnel Landmines
In the year 1997, at the American Red Cross National Headquarters, Elizabeth
Dole, president of the American Red Cross, and Lady Diana, Princess of Wales,
delivered a fervent s
Isabelle Caro, Anorexic Model, Dead At 28
Self-concept is an individuals sense of self, which consists of two sub-components. One
of them is self-image, which simply is our mental picture of ourselves. In some cultures, the
Mead, Rebecca. Learning by Degrees. Writing Arguments: A Rhetoric with
Reading. Ed. John D. Ramage, John C. Bean, and June Jhonson. New York:
Pearson, 2012. 509-511. Print.
Saxon, Ken. What Do You Do with
Essay Assignment #1
Interview of Matthew
I recently conducted an open-format interview with a gentleman who is a vocal
performer. Before the interview began, Matthew expressed his own communication
Informative Speech: A speech that has a goal to explain or describe facts, truths, and
principles in a way that increases understanding.
Characteristics of effective Informative speaking:
Description: The informative method used to create an accurate, vivid, verbal picture of
an object, geographic feature, setting or image.
Definition: A method of informing that explains something by identifying its meaning.
Rhetorical question: A question seeking a mental rather than a vocal response.
Direct question: A question that demands an overt response from the audience, usually by
a show of hands.
Joke: An anecdote or a piece of wordplay designed to
Organizing your speech
Organizing: The process of selecting and arranging the main ideas and supporting
material to be presented in the speech in a manner that makes it easy for the audience to
1) Develop a thesis statement for the speech tail
Outlining the body of the speech
Speech outline: A sentence representation of the hierarchical and sequential relationships
between the ideas presented in a speech.
Parallel: Wording in more than one sentence that follows the same structural pattern,
Seven Principles: They are that communication has purpose, communication is
continuous, communication messages vary in conscious thought, communication is
relational, communication is guided by culture, communication has ethical i
Channels: Are the route traveled by the message and the means of transportation.
Messages are transmitted through sensory channels.
Face-to-Face communication (3 basic channels): verbal symbols, non-verbal symbols,
and visual images.
Communication: The process of creating or sharing meaning in informal conversation,
group interaction, or public speaking.
Communications essential elements: Participants (who), messages (what), context
(where), channels (how), inter
Communication has Ethical Implications
Ethics: A set of moral principles that may be held by a society, a group, or an individual.
Moral Dilemma: A choice involving an unsatisfactory alternative.
Five ethical standards that influence our communication:
SP108 Introduction to Human Communication
Descriptive Speech Assignment
Ever had an object that you care so much about that whenever you lose it you freak out? I
do, its my digital camera. My camera is important to me because I
Speaking Effectively to 1 or 1,000
There are many ways one can become an effective speaker and overcome stage fright. To
be an effective speaker one must realize that there are many aspects to speaking in front of
Informative Speech: Starry Night
A masterpiece is a work of outstanding artistry, skill or workmanship. Starry Night is
one of the most important works of art produced in the nineteenth century; it is indeed a
Finding your voice: Who am I?
My name is Joya Young. I am eighteen years old and live in Washington, D.C. There are
many influential facts of my background I find important. I find my culture to be the most
What Should Be Done to Ensure the Implementation of The Maryland Dream Act?
Education is the key to developing a country and ensuring its financial success.
Even though America is developed, there is a discrepancy
General Purpose: to persuade Topic: campus activities Audience Analysis: Knowledge of: Little knowledge of their benefits Interest in: Not many people are that interested Attitude toward: It's not worth their time
Introduction I. Attention step How