COMM 110, Lecture 5
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COMM 110 9/28/2015 This Week Mass Lecture – chapter 4 &5 Small group – informative speech workday Online quiz === Do today and get out of the way? Chapter 4 – Audience analysis Why analyze audience? o Keep their interests in mind, so you deliver what they want How to analyze the audience? o Use conventional wisdom – intuition – general impressions – demographics etc. Gender Age Ethnicity Economic status Occupation – knowing when people Education - Worldview – political affiliation – religion – etc. Physical characteristics o How to determine audience stance on these given categories? Observation – talking/listening Group identification – recognizing groups of people with similar demographics Interviews – talking with someone to determine their stances in a category Questionnaires – asking specific questions about a given topic o Analyzing the situation Check the audience size and adjust appropriately Small audience – know names – eye contact with most people Large audience – can’t know names – can’t look at whole audience Projection – lots for large group, less for small groups Checking the physical environment Adapting to things like room temperature and room size Background noise Occasion Funeral speech vs. graduation speech (tone) Appropriate speech length – usually shorter Time Again, shorter is usually better Importance Don’t over play your own role as the speaker Listening as the speaker / audience o Speaker - Noticing the audience’s reception of the speech COMM 110 9/28/2015 If they are enjoying it, keep going If they are not enjoying it, try to wrap it up o Audience Suspend judgements about speakers Focus on the speaker as a source of information Concentrate your attention on the speaker Listen to the entire message Focus on the values/ experiences you share with the speaker Focusing on the main ideas Focus on the intent as well as content Beware of your listening intensity Remove or ignore physical distractions Chapter 5 – finding information and supporting your ideas o Library resources o Interviews Don’t overuse Schedule early and be polite during interview Have a specific purpose and be prepared with questions o Personal experience Remember to keep these citations relevant Is the info too personal or too much information o Evaluating Sources Clear? – Grammar, sentence structure, etc. Verifiable? – other sources concur Competent? – is the author well equipped to write on the topic? Objective? – is the author clearly biased? Relevant? – does the author’s writing relate to your topic? o Citing resources USE APA STYLE REMEMBER TO USE “REFERENCES” PAGE – NOT WORKS CITED Three places to cite each reference Bibliographic – AKA reference page Internal reference ( in the final outline) Oral citation o Title / type or publication o Author o Date Supporting ideas Testimonies – lay – expert – celebrity Examples Narratives Surveys Numbers and statistics Analogies Definitions COMM 110 9/28/2015 Next week Mass lecture: exam review Small group: informative speeches Online: study for exam
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