Comm 1500 Week 5 Notes
Comm 1500 Week 5 Notes Comm 1500-001
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Date Created: 02/04/16
Notes from Comm Lab The Office 1. Delivery Methods Dwight used: a. Nonverbal—Gestures, body language, hitting things b. Verbal—Yelling, very passionate, NO filters, repetition, eye contact, had meaningful quotes 2. Delivery Techniques Dwight Used Unsuccessfully: a. Copied someone else’s speech, no direct connection between business conference and war (metaphorical?) 3. Most Important Delivery Techniques: a. Gestures and body movement, enunciation, tone inflection Organizing & Outlining Speeches • Introduction of Speech o Arguably the most important part—sets the tone of your whole speech! o Should grab the audiences attention o Should include specific purpose, or thesis statement o Should be relevant (don’t include attention-‐getter that has nothing to do with your topic) o Should establish relevance to the audience • The Body o Contain 2-‐3 main points (established in introduction) o The best part of speech to incorporate your sources o Main points should be SAME from introduction o Support main purpose of speech (your thesis) o Include transitions between points, should provide flow • The Conclusion o Must be memorable! o Remind audience of what they should be thinking about • Citation o Use APA o On Blackboard, two helpful sources o Bibme.org Notes From Comm Lecture • Source of Communication Apprehension: o Fear of Failure o Especially in front of witnesses o Want to put your best foot forward • Everything in life is only good for you if you can control it o Baptists believe alcohol can control you o Food controls us o Even things that are good for us only good if we can control it ▯ Addiciton • 3 Stages of Stage Fright 1. Physically: Produce adrenaline a. Body has to use adrenaline somehow so hands shake, lips quiver, heart rate increases 2. Mental: Brain works so fast it goes into overtime and can’t focus a. You lose your train of thought b. Try to clear your head c. Don’t break poise—Freaking out when you lose train of thought d. Maintain control and poise 3. Emotional a. You hate yourself after b. Impression becomes better the further you get away from it • How to Control Stage Fright o Prepare ▯ How much is enough? ▯ Prepare as best as you can! ▯ More mental than actual o Incorporate Movement Into the Speech ▯ Staged Movement—To provide transition • Center of stage is the strongest point o Look at the Audience ▯ Eye Contact ▯ Empathy—“I know exactly how you feel” • Help you relax o The Audience is Your Best Friend ▯ Talk to the Influencer ▯ Know how to read an audience ▯ The audience wants you to be successful o What happens to you is a million times worst to you than the audience ▯ People don’t notice all your mistakes o Sike yourself up ▯ “It’s no big deal” ▯ All it is conversation
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