Other Communication Factors <ul><li>pages 46-51 </li></ul>
Situation will determine your mode of communication <ul><li>Location and the reason for gathering </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gr...
The Speaking Situation Determines Communication Channel:  Sight or Sound <ul><ul><li>One-on-one or in the classroom (small...
Larger Venues:  Auditorium/Sanctuary <ul><li>Sound plays a more important role </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gestures and facial e...
Distractions <ul><li>Divert attention from your message  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Movement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sound <...
Uncontrollable   Distractions <ul><ul><li>Inside noise or movement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outside noise or movement </...
Sounds to Ignore <ul><li>Coughing </li></ul><ul><li>Squeaky furniture </li></ul><ul><li>Outside street noise </li></ul><ul...
Physical Discomfort <ul><li>Uncomfortable seats </li></ul><ul><li>Room temperature </li></ul><ul><li>Overtired audience </...
Avoid Your Own Distractions <ul><li>Strange or continual gestures </li></ul><ul><li>“Verbal clutter” </li></ul><ul><li>Ner...
Life Experience Word Use <ul><li>Verbal symbols (words used for ideas) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Denotative meaning:  Dictiona...
Choose More Precise Words <ul><li>Know your audience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Age, occupation, interests, etc. </li></ul></ul...
Value-laden or “Loaded” Words <ul><li>Able to give positive or negative view to audience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The slender...
Be Well-spoken <ul><li>A broad vocabulary gives audience a taste of variety of words </li></ul><ul><li>Learn 3 new words f...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Other Communication Factors, P 46 51

308 views
248 views

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
308
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Other Communication Factors, P 46 51

  1. 1. Other Communication Factors <ul><li>pages 46-51 </li></ul>
  2. 2. Situation will determine your mode of communication <ul><li>Location and the reason for gathering </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Group biology project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher present? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>When you meet? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Two weeks before project due? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Night before project due? </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. The Speaking Situation Determines Communication Channel: Sight or Sound <ul><ul><li>One-on-one or in the classroom (small group situation) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Equally important </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How you look </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How you sound </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Larger Venues: Auditorium/Sanctuary <ul><li>Sound plays a more important role </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gestures and facial expression lose effect </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Distractions <ul><li>Divert attention from your message </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Movement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sound </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discomfort </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mannerisms </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prepare for the possibility of taking place </li></ul>
  6. 6. Uncontrollable Distractions <ul><ul><li>Inside noise or movement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outside noise or movement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lasting short period of time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distracts small amounts of people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can affect the speaker </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Sounds to Ignore <ul><li>Coughing </li></ul><ul><li>Squeaky furniture </li></ul><ul><li>Outside street noise </li></ul><ul><li>Deal with the distractions by addressing it with audience </li></ul>
  8. 8. Physical Discomfort <ul><li>Uncomfortable seats </li></ul><ul><li>Room temperature </li></ul><ul><li>Overtired audience </li></ul><ul><li>After lunch address </li></ul><ul><li>Plan ahead for situation </li></ul><ul><li>Combat with increased energy, add variety in presentation, more audience interaction </li></ul>
  9. 9. Avoid Your Own Distractions <ul><li>Strange or continual gestures </li></ul><ul><li>“Verbal clutter” </li></ul><ul><li>Nervous habits </li></ul>
  10. 10. Life Experience Word Use <ul><li>Verbal symbols (words used for ideas) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Denotative meaning: Dictionary definition (words describe a true visual identification) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connotative meaning: Defined by our own experience </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Choose More Precise Words <ul><li>Know your audience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Age, occupation, interests, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Utilize a thesaurus </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Use a new vocabulary word </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Redefine by using a description to help visualize meaning </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Value-laden or “Loaded” Words <ul><li>Able to give positive or negative view to audience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The slender girl was in the hallway. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The emaciated girl looked sickly. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The girl was skinny . </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Be Well-spoken <ul><li>A broad vocabulary gives audience a taste of variety of words </li></ul><ul><li>Learn 3 new words for your speech and utilize them correctly </li></ul>

×