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COM231 Informative Speech Notes

by: Faith Haren

COM231 Informative Speech Notes COM231

Faith Haren
South Piedmont Community College

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These notes cover what is expected in our Informative Speech. It will be especially helpful to those who may have been absent during class.
Public Speaking
Mr. John Muir
Class Notes
public speaking, communication
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Faith Haren on Tuesday September 20, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to COM231 at 1 MDSS-SGSLM-Langley AFB Advanced Education in General Dentistry 12 Months taught by Mr. John Muir in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 9 views. For similar materials see Public Speaking in Humanities at 1 MDSS-SGSLM-Langley AFB Advanced Education in General Dentistry 12 Months.


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Date Created: 09/20/16
Notes: COM231-2B1 John Muir Informative Speech Citing Sources includes… Also remember… ence Audi Alert talking?oing the ty ifer In what What credentials abili Qual context does the source Reli ce is the have? blish Sour source Esta speaking? Present the full picture (Don’t leave out any critical info) Don’t change the meaning (Represent the source’s opinion with honesty) Supporting Materials include: 1. Stories/Narratives (Often interviews) 2. Testimonies (Eyewitnesses) 3. Statistics (Reliable studies with proven results) Note: Primary vs. Secondary Sources Primary Sources refer to original, “First-Hand” materials while Secondary Sources refer to alternative materials such as news reporting, book reviews, and constructive criticism Introductions 1. Anecdotes- “Let me tell you about the time…” 2. Rhetorical Questions- “What is true love?” 3. Unusual Information- These often involve synchronicity which is the eerie correlation between elements in history or a story Notes: COM231-2B1 John Muir 4. Humor- Self explanatory Conclusions Sign post words- “First,” “Secondly,” “Lastly,” or “Finally” 1. Summary- “We have talked about point A, B, C…” 2. Challenge audience to do something- Think or act based on the speech (Persuasive only) Required: Annotated Bibliography  3 Sources must be cited  5 Sources must be listed in Annotated Bib.  Speech must be 3-7 minutes long  A follow-up Self-Critique will be required and visual aids are optional


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