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Public Speaking, Week 5 Lecture Notes

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Public Speaking, Week 5 Lecture Notes COMM 2613

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Included is a week's worth of notes from the Public Speaking in-class lectures.
Public Speaking (COMM-2613-002
Bobbi Van Gilder
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Allison D on Friday February 19, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to COMM 2613 at University of Oklahoma taught by Bobbi Van Gilder in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 18 views. For similar materials see Public Speaking (COMM-2613-002 in Foreign Language at University of Oklahoma.

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Date Created: 02/19/16
Public Speaking Lecture Notes, Week 5 2/16: Chapter 7/APA Format Notes Things you should do: ◦ read directions ◦ look at the example/rubric ◦ meet the source requirements ◦ if you have a question, ask the professor ◦ don’t wait until the night before ◦ check APA citations ◦ Proofread ◦ Visit the communications lab • Thesis statement ◦ taking a position on your topic concerning the communicative act involved ◦ i.e. The social media website Pinterest has created new ways to approach traditional methods of persuasion. • Style and grammar ◦ be consistent in past or present tense, don’t use conjunctions ◦ remain professional • **APA Quiz ◦ no more than 10% should be direct quotes ◦ In-text citations For paraphrased material: 1 1 author: (Last name, year) 2 2 authors: (Last & Last, year) 3 3-5 authors: 1 1st citation: (Last name(s), year) 2 After 1st citation: (1st last name et al.) 4 6+ authors: all citations: (1st last name et al., year) ◦ the year will always follow the author’s last name, and the page number will always follow the quotation For quoted material: 1 Same format except add the page number to the end. 2 - “I love APA style.” (Van Gilder, 2013, p. 23) 3 - Van Gilder (2013) explained “I love APA style.” (p. 23). • The Reference Page ◦ Alphabetical order by last name ◦ Journal articles and the DOI ◦ Books ◦ Look at the resources on Moodle or Purdue Owl • FOR THE QUIZ: • In-text citations: find errors and explain errors (same with reference list citation) ◦ Know how to cite a book and a peer-reviewed journal article ◦ 10% quotations, how to cite them ◦ reference list: also include first initial ◦ Title of the article is in sentence case 2/18 Ch 7: Supporting Your Ideas • Supporting your ideas through facts, definitions, examples, statistics, and testimony. • Facts: ◦ can be verified as true or false ◦ validate via multiple sources ◦ facts can be “twisted” or “loaded" • Definitions: ◦ used to clarify: concepts technical terms acronyms ◦ can be straightforward, persuasive, or challenging • Examples ◦ actual - something that can be verified ◦ hypothetical - can be very powerful, but should be obviously hypothetical ◦ narrative - from literature, or your very own story; gets people emotionally invested ◦ thinking critically - choose ones that can’t be challenged by critical listeners • Statistics: ◦ provides precise info, can demonstrate relationships, emphasis points ◦ (but they are easily manipulated) • correlation v. causation: two sets of data correlate from two different time periods and they form an opinion based off of that ◦ the only time you can make a causal claim is in a highly controlled environment • Testimony ◦ types: personal - from your firsthand knowledge ◦ lay - peer - an ordinary person bearing witness to some experience ◦ expert - ◦ prestige - high profile activities as example (i.e. celebrity testimony)


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