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Final Review

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Final Review COMM 1000- 023

Casey Becker
Oral Communication
Loryn Suzanne Brinkopf

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Date Created: 12/10/15
Oral Communication 1000 Comprehensive Final Review The following are terms and concepts that may be on the midterm Be familiar with any de nition or ideas listed in the book or that we may have talked about in class The test is worth 150 points There are 30 multiple choice 15 matching and 5 short answer Chapter 4 Immediate Language is a structured system of signs sounds gestures or marks that is used and understood to express ideas and feelings among people within a community nation geographic area or cultural tradition Meaning of Words is a symbol that stands for the object or concept that it names Semantics is a study of meaning or the association of words with ideas feelings and contexts Chapter 7 Thesis is a sentence that states speci cally what is going to be discussed in a speech Audience Analysis is a collection and interpretation of data about characteristics attitudes values and beliefs of an audience Key Audience Information is the process of gathering two kinds of info on your prospective audience demographic and psychological Demographic is age gender and cultural or ethical background As well as education occupation religion geographical origins group membership Psychological is size of audience physical setting knowledge level attitudes and values related to the topic attitude related to the situation Ways we learn about the audience is through observation Observation survey interview and questionnaires Chapter 12 Topic Selection In general and Persuasive something you are interested in something that is worthwhile and of potential concern to your audience select a topic with a goal for in uence or action Persuasive Organization patterns Problemsolution pattern is order of presentation that rst discusses a problem and then suggests solution Causeeffect pattern is an order of presentation in which the speaker rst explains the causes of an event problem or issue and then discusses it consequences Monroe39s motivated sequence is a pattern of organization speci cally developed for persuasive speaking that combines logic and practical psychology ve steps are involved attention need satisfaction visualization and action Fallacies know what each fallacy is is a fallacy that occurs when a speaker alleges something that does not relate to or produce that outcome claimed in the argument is a fallacy that attacks a person rather than the argument itself This is also referred to as namecalling is a fallacy that uses irrelevant information to divert attention away from the real issue is a fallacy that occurs when a speaker does not have sufficient data and therefore argues or reasons from a speci c example is a fallacy of reasoning in which one attributes something as a cause simply because it followed another incident is a fallacy of reasoning in which only two options exist There is black or white right or wrong but nothing in between Chapter 13 Interpersonal Communication Theories is a theory suggesting that when we meet other our need to know about them tends to make us draw inferences from observable physical data is a theory that takes into account different ways people react psychologically and communicatively to uncertainty is a theory suggesting that electronically meditated relationships grow only to the extent that people gain information about each other and use that information to form impressions is a theory suggesting that disclosures in a relationship become increasingly intimate as the relationship is a theory based on the assumption that people consciously and deliberately weigh the costs and rewards associated with a relationship or interaction is a theory that provides insight into our motivation to communicate This theory consists of three needs affection inclusion and control is an interpersonal communication theory that suggests that contradictory impulses push and pull us in con icting directions with others Self Disclosure what is it and why do we do it a voluntary sharing of information about the self that another person is not likely to know so others can better understand who we are to gain sympathy to see what others think to gain trust or to connect with others and establish relationships Chapter 14 Duck39s Phases of Dissolution people begin to internally assess their dissatisfaction with a relationship those in the relationship discuss the status of their relationship the relationship dif culties become more public within the context of family friends coworkers or other acquaintances after the breakup each partner gives an account of why the relationship ended Logos Ethos Pathos the substance of the speech or the logical appeals the speaker makes the speaker39s character as perceived by the listeners the speaker39s evoking of appropriate emotion from the listeners Previous Chapters Methods of Speech delivery Chapter 10 pg 253277 is a delivery style in which a speaker delivers a speech with little or no planning or preparation is a delivery style in which a speaker writes the speech in its entirety and then reads it word for word is a delivery style in which a speaker memorizes a speech in its entirety from a wordforword script is a delivery style in which the speaker carefully prepares the speech in advance but delivers it using only a few notes with a high degree of spontaneity Myths of Communication are Communication is a cureall Quantity means quality meaning is in the words we use Leadership is an in uence process that includes any behavior that helps clarify a group39s purpose or guides the group to achieve its goals Perception is the process of selecting organizing and interpreting information to give personal meaning to the communication we receive Group think is a dysfunction in which group members value the harmony of the group more than new ideas fail to critically examine ideas hesitate to change flawed decisions or lack willingness to allow new members to participate Etymology is the study of the origin of words and the way in which their meanings have changed throughout history Intentional and unintentional messages is a message that is purposely sent to a specific receiver is a message that iS not intended to be or not intended for the p39eikrsen receives


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