Oral communication (speech)
Oral communication (speech)
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Date Created: 02/23/16
My’esha JohnsonWheeler Feb92016 Ch. 1, 2, 3 Study Guide 1. Define a. Communication The collaborative construction and negotiation of meaning between the self and others as it occurs within cultural contexts b. Language the system of words or signs that people use to express thoughts and feelings to each other: c. Critical Perspective We question and challenge what we experience, never taking anything for granted d. Culture Refers to a system of shared meanings and assumptions that draw people together within a social context of shared power e. Power A productive tension resulting from our different locations within culture f. Public Advocacy We offers ways we might reflect on and take action against the injustices we encounter 2. Name 3 keys parts of the definition Communication a. Collaboration b. negotiation c. Culture 3. Define the understandings a. Communication as representation Communication is abstract or separate from our lives and the world around us b. Communication as constitutive Communication helps create us and what we think of as our realities 4. Describe the features a. The Rhetorical tradition Concerned with how language is effective persuasion and the way humans use symbols to affect others to shape the world b. The Elocution era Emphasized delivery skills such as voice and movement, that we even continue to use words c. The Move of Science Allowed researchers and students to take a communication event and apply a scientific model to see what occurs within a particular interaction d. Social Constructionism Something static and stationary we can easily examine e. The Critical/Cultural Turn Asking how race, sexism, homophobia is perpetuated in public communication, such as in the mass media or political speeches 5. Define and name each Canons a. Invention The content of a message b. Arrangement The organization of a message c. StyleThe mode or genre of a message d. Memory The remembering of a message e. Delivery The presentation of a message 6. Define each a. Reflexivity A type of reflection and insight that helps each of us understand how we participate, consciously and unconsciously, in social systems that both help and harm us b. Problem posing approach To teach and learning that help us develop our sense of agency c. Praxis As “reflection and action on the world in order to transform it” d. Critical compassionate listening Listening situations where we might check out or harden ourselves or give someone too much slack 7. Name and define each part of an introduction a. Thesis An integral component to successful communication b. Voice In the form of your word choice, tone, or degree of formality, is an inevitable function of purpose and audience c. Purpose Why are you writing this paper d. Attention getter Grab the audience’s attention 8. Name define each part of an conclusion a. Closing argument b. Restate all of the main points c. Thesis An integral component to successful communication d. Explain the benefit for listening
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