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Slides to accompany Barbara Nixon's COMM 1110 Public Speaking Class at Georgia Southern University

Slides to accompany Barbara Nixon's COMM 1110 Public Speaking Class at Georgia Southern University

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  • Speaking to Inform Barbara B. Nixon Georgia Southern University
  • Types of Informative Speeches
    • Explanations or lectures
    • Oral reports
    • Demonstrations
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  • Essential Qualities of Informative Speeches
    • Striving for clarity
      • Effective organization
      • Word choice
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  • Essential Qualities of Informative Speeches, cont’d
    • Associating new ideas with familiar ones
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  • Essential Qualities of Informative Speeches, cont’d
    • Clustering ideas
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  • Essential Qualities of Informative Speeches, cont’d
    • Constructing relevant visualizations
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  • Essential Qualities of Informative Speeches, cont’d
    • Motivating your audience
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  • Tips for Developing Informative Speeches
    • Create curiosity
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  • Tips for Developing Informative Speeches, cont’d
    • Adapt to what listeners already know
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  • Tips for Developing Informative Speeches, cont’d
    • Use repetition
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  • Tips for Developing Informative Speeches, cont’d
    • Involve your listeners
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  • Tips for Developing Informative Speeches, cont’d
    • Choose an appropriate organizational pattern
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  • Tips for Developing Informative Speeches, cont’d
    • Use multiple channels
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  • Avoid Information Overload Photo from http://flickr.com/photos/deapeajay/1928521563/
  • Next Week
    • Narrative Speeches
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  • Based on Chapter 12
    • German, K. M., Gronbeck, B. E., Ehninger, D., & Monroe, A. H. (2007). Principles of public speaking (16th ed.). New York: Allyn & Bacon.
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