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COMM-130, Week 4 Notes

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These Notes cover Ch.7 and Ch.8. An will be on Wednesday's Exam.
Essentials of Public Speaking
Deven Cooper
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Comm130, communication, Psychology
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Date Created: 09/17/16
COMM­130: Essentials of Public Speaking Ch.7 Research Plan Lecture Notes  ­Go to CSULB university library best/ most reliable sources! ­Databases, cites. ­Databases by topic. ­Evidence, main points. ­Test the credibility of your sources a.k.a. internet. ­Databases are the most credible. ­Never use Wikipedia or vlogs except Huffington post etc. because they aren’t reliable. ­Expertise: have experts in your field of your topic. ­Objectivity: get people who aren’t fully biased. ­Recency: get sources before 2010 unless its history. Ch.8 Supporting Materials Lecture Notes ­Build interest in your speech with exciting or interesting evidence, to enhance the  audiences understanding of your topic, evoke emotions of the audience by having  particular evidence. ­Evidence styles/ examples: ­Brief examples: used in little sections of the speech. ­Extended examples: one that you use in the entire speech, deals with main central idea  of your speech. ­Definitions: A technique used in informative speeches that explains the essence,  meaning, purpose, or identity of something. ­Experts: specialist in that particular field. ­Etymological: break down the meaning of the word ex. Latin (the study of words). ­Functional: what they do and how they work. ­Specialized dictionaries: law, physiological. ­Testimony’s:  ­Expert: expert testimony based on their field of knowledge. ­Lay: have experienced but not experts. ­Statistics: a reference about your topic. ­Sample size: how many people where included when they studied the statistics, how  many people did you survey. ­Random sample: the method used to get peoples statistics randomly, not always  reliable (ex. polls). ­Narrative: stories, least reliable, because different perspectives and point of view of the  story. ­Analogies: comparisons based on similarity’s. ­Literal analogy: easiest, comparing by literal format. ­Figurative analogy: more so themes based off of beating around the bush, stray away  from because hard to interpret. ­All of these takes the form of evidence except for analogies. 2


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