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Coms 101 Course Material & Final Study Guide

by: Brittany Bourdage

Coms 101 Course Material & Final Study Guide Coms 101

Brittany Bourdage
Cal Poly

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These are all of the notes for Coms 101, which includes vocab, diagrams, and layouts of certain speeches. There is also a study guide with all of the information for the final.
Public Speaking
Dr. Dominique Bredson
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This 18 page Bundle was uploaded by Brittany Bourdage on Saturday January 23, 2016. The Bundle belongs to Coms 101 at California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo taught by Dr. Dominique Bredson in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 97 views. For similar materials see Public Speaking in Foreign Language at California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo.

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Date Created: 01/23/16
Fallacies -Hasty Generalizations: jumping Types of Ordering Persuasive to a conclusion too quickly, Speeches creating stereotypes 1. Topical -False Cause: saying something 2. Problem/Solution cause another because there is a 3. Causal correlation -Invalid Analogy: relating Types of Listening (Pyramid) something to something else that 1. Critical (arguments) isn’t relevant (bad simile) 2. Comprehensive (class, -Bandwagon: everyone else is lectures, speeches) doing it 3. Empathetic (husband and -Red Herring: avoiding the wife, friends) question 4. Appreciative (background -Ad Hominem: attacking the noise, music) person, not the argument -Either-or: only 2 options How To Organize a Persuasive -Slippery Slope: one thing leads Policy Speech to the next, which leads to an even 1. Problem-Solution bigger problem 2. Problem-Cause-Solution -Appeal to Tradition: sticking to 3. Comparative Advantages past 4. Monroe’s Motivated -Appeal to Novelty: “new & Sequence better” Components of Monroe’s Motivated 4 Different Ways to Give a Speech Sequence 1. Manuscript (reading straight 1. Attention off a page) 2. Need 2. Memorized 3. Satisfaction 3. Impromptu (no prior 4. Visualization knowledge or preparation) 5. Action 4. Extemporaneous (some practice & prep, what we do) Types of Persuasive Speech 1. Fact Types of Plagiarism 2. Value 1. Incremental (small things) 3. Policy 2. Patchwork (full sentences or paragraphs) 3 Factors That Affect Credibility 3. Global (copied entire thing) 1. Competence 2. Character Types of Ordering Informative 3. Goodwill Speeches 1. Topical 4 Main Goals Of A Speech’s Intro 2. Chronological 1. Grab attention 3. Causal 2. Reveal topic 4. Spatial 3. Provide credibility 4. Preview main points 9. Prolepsis (answering an argument beforehand) 4 Steps in Selecting A Speech 10. Synecdoche 1. Topic 2. Central idea Types of Leaders 3. Specific purpose 1. Implied leader 4. Thesis 2. Emergent leader How to Evaluate a Source for 3. Designated leader Credibility 4. No specific leader 1. Authorship 2. Concurrence Responsibilities of Group Work 3. Relevance 1. Commit self to goal of group 4. Recentcy 2. Fulfill individual assignments 3. Avoid interpersonal conflicts 2 Main Functions of Conclusion 4. Encourage full participation 1. Signal end of speech 5. Keep discussions on track 2. Reinforce central idea Types of Group Speeches Things Needed When Citing 1. Oral report Internet 2. Symposium (equal speaking 1. Author time & moderator) 2. Date updated 3. Panel discussion (moderator) 3. Article title 4. Date retrieved Special Occasion Speaking 1. Speech of Introduction Rules of Visual Aids [highlight person before they 1. Prepared speak] 2. KISS 2. Speech of Presentation -text size: (header: 36-44pt, [describe what it took for body: 24-30pt) them to receive award] -colors 3. Speech of Acceptance [thank -avoid all caps people for giving award, -6 lines of text on a slide = thank people who helped you max get there] 4. Commemorative Speech Figures & Tropes [praises/celebrates, to 1. Alliteration express feelings & inspire 2. Allusion (references) others] 3. Anaphora (words being repeated) 7 Habits of Highly Effective 4. Antimetabole (AB  BA) Speakers 5. Antithesis (juxtaposition of 2 1. Be very clear (start your ideas) presentation with the end in mind, 6. Hyperbole write your concluding statement 7. Meiosis (understatement) first) 8. Metaphor 2. Be prepared (know your Skeletal Outline for Monroes purpose, audience, and logistics) I. AG 3. Have a strong opening & closing II. Credibility (3 parts: opening, body, close) III. Preview/Thesis 4. Pause (Transition) 5. Have strong eye contact (at least I. Need (harms) 85% of the time you should be (Transition) looking at the audience) II. Satisfaction (plan/solution) 6. Remember delivery techniques (Transition) matter (3 V’s: visually, vocal cues, III. Visualization (benefits) verbal) (Transition) 7. Have stories IV. Call to Action (Transition) V. Conclusion 10 Things for Professional Setting 1. Research company 2. Invest in power outfit (navy/charcoal/black suit & white shirt) Skeletal Outline for Impromptu 3. Invest in appropriate shoes I. AG (no more than 2 in. heels) II. Topic 4. Ironed/Tailored clothes A. Restate 5. Test drive outfit B. Agree/Disagree 6. No perfume or cologne III. Preview 7. Pay attention to accessories (Transition) (nude or no nail polish) I. MP1 8. Beware of body posture (Transition) 9. Pay attention to grooming II. MP2 (pull back hair) (Transition) 10. Avoid name brand III. MP3 overload (Transition) I. Review Reflective-Thinking Method (John II. Tie back to AG Duey) 1. Define problem 2. Analyze the problem 3. Establish criteria for solutions 4. Generate solutions 5. Pick the best solution


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