Informative Public Speaking
Informative Speeches… <ul><li>The goal is to develop a central idea that… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Explains </li></ul></ul><u...
Ethics of informative speaking <ul><li>Be sure you can defend your choice of topic </li></ul><ul><li>Mention all major pos...
Taking a few steps back… <ul><li>Always keep the purpose of the presentation in mind… </li></ul><ul><li>“ To inform the au...
Grading Rubric
FALL 2009 The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
The Ugly
The Bad
The Good
BONUS
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Chapter 15: Informative Public Speaking

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Source: Communication: A Social and Career Focus by Berko, Wolvin & Wolvin

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Chapter 15: Informative Public Speaking

  1. 1. Informative Public Speaking
  2. 2. Informative Speeches… <ul><li>The goal is to develop a central idea that… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Explains </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Summarizes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contrasts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Describes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analyzes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Something… </li></ul>
  3. 3. Ethics of informative speaking <ul><li>Be sure you can defend your choice of topic </li></ul><ul><li>Mention all major position on a topic when there are differing perspectives </li></ul><ul><li>Present all information on a topic that is important for audience understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t distort information </li></ul><ul><li>Do sufficient research to speak responsibly on your topic </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t omit relevant information because it is inconsistent with your perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Strive to be as objective as possible </li></ul>
  4. 4. Taking a few steps back… <ul><li>Always keep the purpose of the presentation in mind… </li></ul><ul><li>“ To inform the audience on what the Heimlich maneuver is, how it was developed, and how this technique can prevent people from chocking to death.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ At the conclusion of this speech, I want the members of the audience to know what the Heimlich maneuver is and what steps are necessary to do the maneuver.” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Grading Rubric
  6. 6. FALL 2009 The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
  7. 7. The Ugly
  8. 8. The Bad
  9. 9. The Good
  10. 10. BONUS

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