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Second Week of Notes

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Second Week of Notes COMM 1000 - 005

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Chapters 2 & 3
Public Speaking
Courtney Ruggles Edwards
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This 8 page Class Notes was uploaded by Mary Susan Mobley on Tuesday January 26, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to COMM 1000 - 005 at Auburn University taught by Courtney Ruggles Edwards in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 20 views.


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Date Created: 01/26/16
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 Chapter 2 - Building your Confidence Speech Anxiety - “Refers to fear of speaking in front of an audience” There are ways to reduce anxiety - Everyone has been nervous about giving a presentation or speaking in public before - Practice makes perfect - We show ourselves that we can do it What causes speech anxiety - Temperament - personality traits • How shy or outgoing you are - Issues of Uncertainty - Uncertainty reduction theory • A theory that posits when individuals face an uncertain or unfamiliar situation their level of anxiety increases Types of Uncertainty in public speaking - Your roles as a speaker • What should I do - Your speaking ability • What am I able to do - Your Ideas • How well do I Know my topic - Audience’s response • How will others react - Setting • How familiar is the space 1 Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - Technology • Will technology work? - have it in multiple places, flash drive and email - How will others evaluate me • What impression will I Make Spotlight effect - Leads a speaker to believe that people observe him or her much more than they actually do Strategies for building your confidence - Relaxation • Reduces physical symptoms • Breathing techniques - Relabeling • Assigning positive words or phrases to physical reactions and feelings associated with speech anxiety - Visualization • Imagine the place, the audience and yourself successfully giving your speech Building your confidence before the day of your speech - Start planning for your speech and preparing early • Procrastination = increased anxiety - Choose a topic you care about • You'll focus more on you topic and less on others - Become an expert on your topic • Do you're homework - Research your audience Audience-centeredness • - Practice your speech 2 Wednesday, January 20, 2016 • Rehearse your speech in front of others - Know your introduction and conclusion well The Day of the Speech - Dress for the occasion - Keep notes and materials organized - Arrive early - Talk with others before you speak - Take calming breaths - Get your technology ready - Concentrate on other speakers During your Speech - Display a confident attitude • SMILE - Expect to experience some speech anxiety • Goal = manage that anxiety - Turn anxiety into productive energy • Gestures, volume, movement - Avoid overanalyzing your anxiety • It will distract you - Never comment on your speech anxiety • Illusion of transparency - many people think that how they feel is more important - Focus on your audience not yourself - Pay attention to audience feedback - Don’t apologize or make excuses 3 Wednesday, January 20, 2016 After your speech - Listen carefully to audience questions • Think about your responses beforehand - Recognize that speech anxiety can occur after your speech • Don’t dwell - Reinforce your confidence • You did it - Evaluate strategies you used to manage your anxiety - Develop a plan for future speeches 4 Wednesday, January 20, 2016 Chapter 3 - Ethical Speaking and Listening Ethical Communication - The moral aspects of our interactions with others, including truthfulness, fairness, responsibility, integrity and respect - NCA says… • Ethical Communication in the Classroom - Communication climate - The tone of the room • Audience’s role in creating a supportive environment - paying attention, smiling, being respectful Dialogic Ethics - Monologue - One way communication, communicator only concerned with their goals - Dialogue • two way communication, conversation Speaker = sensitive to audience needs • • Listeners = Pay careful attention to speakers messages Principles of Dialogic Approach - Facilitate a supportive communication climate • Encourage an open exchange of ideas - Demonstrate mutual Respect • Recognize commonalities and differences • Listening and asking relevant questions - Promote Honest Communication • Proper citations/ attributions • Accurate info, - hard to regain trust/respect 5 Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - Convey a Positive Attitude for learning • Everyone is here to learn, including the speaker - Appreciate individual differences • 1st Amendment - differing viewpoints = essential to democracy - Accept Conflict • Conflict is inevitable - Provide effective feedback • Listen and be constructive Tips for avoiding Plagiarism - Take accurate notes • Highlight • Use different font color • Use tabs - Paraphrase Correctly • Keep essence of the info. just in your own words - Oral Citation - Remember to cite visual and audio Material Ethics and Cultural Diversity - Culture - shared values, beliefs, and activities of a group - Cultural Diversity - “Differences in cultural background and practices around the globe” - Cultural Norms - “Rules for how members of a culture should behave” Avoid Ethnocentrism - “The belief that your worldview based on your cultural background, is superior to others worldview” - Consequences if you do 6 Wednesday, January 20, 2016 Avoid Sexism - Expectations of the speaker - Use gender-neutral/nonsexist language - Make sure your topic is relevant to everyone • Ex. The importance of team sports for girls Components of Listening - HURIER Model - Hearing - Understanding - Remembering - Interpret - Evaluating - Responding Types of Listening - Empathetic - involves the feelings and emotions the speaker is conveying - Appreciative - listening for enjoyment • Music or comedy - Content - focuses on info and main ideas • A lecture - Critical -evaluating credibility, ideas and evidence • Presidential debate Listening effectively to speeches - Set goals - Block distractions - Manage listening anxiety 7 Wednesday, January 20, 2016 • Fear of misunderstanding or not fully comprehending info 8


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