What Is Communication?
"A kind of human behavior that occurs when men feel the need to influence one another by means of a symbolic code, usually language."
Minnick, W. (1968). The Art of Persuasion, (2nd ed.). Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.
Speaking To Inform
To inform is to share information with others to enhance their knowledge or understanding of the information, concepts, and ideas you present.
5 Types of Informative Speeches
1. Objects 2. Procedures
4. Events 5. Ideas
Chapter 7: Gathering Supporting Material
Where to look.
Supporting materials can be drawn from 5 broad sources: 1. Personal Knowledge & Experience 2. Internet 3. Library 4. Interviews 5. Special Interest Groups & Organizations
Things To Consider When Eval
Chapter 18: Special Occasion Speaking
Which of the 3 General Speech Purposes?
Interest/Please/Amuse Listeners Celebrate or reaffirm the values of our community
Mark some type of occasion
To Accomplish Our Goals We Must:
Use creative language Use
Chapter 2: Previewing An Audience Centered Approach
What does it mean to be Audience Centered?
Why is this important?
Chapter 3: Ethics & Free Speech
Are you ETHICAL?
What does that mean?
Ethics: the beliefs, values, and moral principles by which we det