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Public Speaking 200 Unit 1 Notes

by: Danielle Backman

Public Speaking 200 Unit 1 Notes SPCM 200

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These notes contain all the vocabulary from the textbook and the in-class powerpoint as well as examples from Unit 1.
Public Speaking
Samantha Maldonado
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Date Created: 01/25/16
SPCM 200 1 Unit 1 Why Speak in Public CHAPTER 1 The Power of Ethical Public Speaking Civiitycare and concern for others thoughtful use of words and language and flexibility to see many sides of an issue Pubic dialogueethic and civil exchange of ideas and opinions among communities about topics that affect the public Participation requires offering perspectives sharing facts raising questions and engaging others Ethica Public Speakerconsiders the moral impact of hisher ideas and arguments on others Culture and Speaking Style culturemay be nationality race ethnicity religion work environment peer group or gender this influences the process of giving and listening to speeches and how ppl perceive your info 5 Sources of Communication Intrapersonalcommunication with yourself Interpersonalcomm with others 12 ppl Groupamong members of a team Massgenerated by media to reach large audiences Publicone person gives speech to others in a public setting has predetermined goals and is about a topic that affects a larger community and speaker is responsible for all aspects of the speech U PPONT What Is Ethical Public Speaking creates community is audience centered influenced by technology encourages ethical dialogueinfo you are giving audience should be open to conversation after ON FINALMIDTERM A Public Speaking Model Speakerperson giving oral message Messageinfo conveyed by speaker to audience encodingusing gestures to translate ideas and feeling to words decodingtranslating words sounds and gestures into feeling and thoughts Audiencecomplex varied group the speaker dresses Channelmeans by which message is conveyed words vocal tone gestures visual aids Noiseanything distracting from the message externalanything outside speaker or audience heater for ex internalinterference within speaker or audience thinking about something else Feedbackverbal and nonverbal signals the audience gives the speaker Contextenvironment or situation in which a speech occurs time and place for ex Overcoming Nervousness SPCM 200 2 communication apprehensionfear or anxiety associated with real or anticipated communication with another person or persons 2 kinds 1 Trait Anxietyapprehension about communicating with others in ANY situation 2 State or Situational Anxietyapprehension about communicating with others in a PARTICULAR situation Public Speaking Anxiety PSAwhen we learn we have to give a speech or take a public speaking course Building Confidence as a Public Speaker do research practice have realistic expectations practice visualization and affirmations connect with audience CHAPTER 2 Listening to Others confirmingrecognizing acknowledging and expressing value for another person hearingvibration of sound waves on eardrums followed by impulses sent to the brain listeningprocessing another s words Why we sometimes fail to listen Listener interferenceanything that hinders the listener from receiving the message can be internal like thoughts or external like visual distractions Speaker Interference CAUSED BY INFORMATION a listenable speech is considerate and delivered oral style considerate speeches help our audiences process info CAUSED BY LANGUAGE too casual like slang informal vocabulary colloquialism local or regional informal dialect or expression or Euphemism substitutes an agreeable or inoffensive expression for one that may offend or suggest something unpleasant too formal or technical like jargons language used by special group or for special activity only use one of these if it will help you audience better understand your message or you will explain it or you know they will get it Noninclusiveuse culturally inclusive recognizes differences and gender inclusive language recognizes that both men and women are active participants in the world spotlighting highlighting a person s race or ethnicity too clutteredverbal clutter where extra words are padding sentences and claims that don t add meaning CAUSED BY DIFFERENCES speech styles background and occupation appearance and mannerisms vaues Technology can help or hurt listening SPCM 200 technology failure is the biggest hinderance to listening when we think of how technology and public speaking work together speakers must take careful stock of what is available to use and check if equipment works and have a backup plan How to Listen Carefully Listen for speakers purpose main ideas evidence and sources consistency of delivery and content write down new words ideas and questions isten for conclusion and offer nonverbal feedback How to Listen Ethically consider moral impact of speaker s message on one s self and community suspend judgement asses info and respond to speaker s ideas Chapter 3 Delivering your speech Identifying Speech context Deciding to speak being asked to speak being required to speak Choosing a Topic When Required to Speak consider your interests consider your expertise brainstorming 4 types 1 Free associationwords associated with topic 2 Clusteringstart with a word and branch off and see how other words relate 3 Categorieslisting into categories 4 Technologyusing apps programs etc Articulating your purpose General Purposespeeches broad goal to inform invite persuade introduce commemorate accept specific purposefocused statement that identifies exactly what a speaker wants to accomplish with a speech identify behavioral objectives Thesis Statementsingle declarative sentence that tells what speech will be about


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