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Chapter 4 Lecture Notes

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Chapter 4 Lecture Notes Comm 130

Marta Velarde
Long Beach State
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Here is a review of what our teacher Jamie Wiles covered on Friday 23, 2016.
Communication Studies 130
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Date Created: 09/23/16
Marta Velarde  Professor Jamie Wiles  Comm 130   23 September 2016   Chapter 4 Lecture Notes  Developing Confidence: Coping w/ your fears about public speaking   ❖ How scary is giving a speech?  ➢ Most americans have stage fright and it’s the #1 fear in America.  ➢ Fear of speech can be debilitating  ➢ People go far to avoid giving speeches  ■ People always try to find alternatives to not give speech  Communication Apprehension as a Common Reaction  ➔ Communication apprehension­ fear or anxiety associated w/ real or anticipated  communication encounters  ➔ Apprehensive ppl are amount 20% of the population *just think you are excited*  ➔ Apprehensive situations? Speeches, dates, interviews, meeting significant others parents,  blind dates, etc.  ❖ What causes public speaking anxiety?   (*for help: vision audience naked bc you have authority now, you are now superior than them*)  ➢ Feeling conspicuous & inspected  ➢ Facing unfamiliar or dissimilar audience  ➢ Confronting novel or formal speaking situations  ➢ Feeling subordinated to your audience (cite your sources: quotes, text, statistics,  etc.{remember to cite sources or start of with “according to…”})  ➢ Undergoing evaluation (someone grading you)  ➢ Remember (imagine) repeated failure   ➢ Relying on English as 2nd language  ❖ How to reduce your fears?   ​ What is SD? {main focus is on the body}  ➢ Systematic desensitization (SD) focuses on physical response to apprehension  ➢ SD works on principle that , by substituting muscle relaxation, ppl can learn to  cipe w/ anxiety production situations   ➢ SD training, ppl are gradually exposed to stressful communication situations &  taught to relax  ​ What is CR? {purpose before any big interview, speeches, etc.)  ➢ Cognitive restructuring (CR; voices in our head) focus on changing specific  irrational beliefs that ppl hold about speaking  ➢ CR assumes that apprehension is learned & thus,can be unlearned & replaced  ➢ Promotes use of positive self­statement & practice ( I am going to kick this  speeches ass]  What is ST?  ➢ Skills training (ST) assumes people’s fears result from inadequate communication  skills  ➢ Once individuals acquire requisite speaking skills, apprehension will be reduced  ❖ How to manage your Stage Fright?  ➢ Select familiar topic   ➢ Focus on audience instead of yourself (their feedback)  ➢ Over prepare (go over your speech over and over again)  ➢ Visualize positive experience  ➢ Use flashcards and not come to class with piece of paper!!! 


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