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Speech prep 2 online

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Speech prep 2 online

  1. 1. Speech Preparation Part 2
  2. 2. The Goals of Informative Speaking <ul><li>Meeting the audience’s informational needs achieved through audience analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gauge what they know </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Decide on an appropriate approach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make it relevant to them </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. The Goals of Informative Speaking <ul><li>Informing, not persuading </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep the speech objective </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Speaking appropriately and ethically </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Relevant and reliable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Honest and truthful </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid plagiarism </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Tips of Public Speaking from Toastmasters (see Blackboard link)
  5. 5. Topics for Informative Presentations <ul><li>People </li></ul><ul><li>Places </li></ul><ul><li>Events </li></ul><ul><li>Processes </li></ul><ul><li>Concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Social issues </li></ul><ul><li>Plans and policies </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Balance of Three Content Delivery Organization
  7. 7. Content <ul><li>Relevant to the audience, tell them why they should listen to the info </li></ul><ul><li>Information/research available </li></ul><ul><li>Provides new information to audience </li></ul><ul><li>As a speaker, you understand the topic well and enjoy the information </li></ul><ul><li>Information gathered fits the three minute time criteria </li></ul>
  8. 8. Organization <ul><li>Make it easy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clear organization and structure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emphasize important points </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t overwhelm the audience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build on prior knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Define your terms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use appropriate supporting material </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use appropriate presentation aids </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Rule of 30/70 (Dance and Zak-Dance) <ul><li>Balance of predictability and uncertainty </li></ul><ul><li>Predictability should represent 70% of speech </li></ul><ul><li>30% of speech should have variety or unpredictability </li></ul><ul><li>Balance of keeping audience interested vs bored – integrate both </li></ul>
  10. 10. Next: Delivery

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