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Comm Chapter 8 Notes Bold wordsbod terms in text Research plan start early and gather more info than you think you ll need where should you go to find the best info for your speech prepare a preliminary list of references be selective about materials and look for the best info to support your own views meet requirements take good notes and know when to stop Research Internet as an information sourcemake sure the information is reliable and from a credible source Things to evaluate the author publishing body currency purpose Social media and 5 impacts on education 1 Free 2 Cuts down the isolation 3 Builds tolerance and understanding of cultural diversity 4 Can amplify passion 5 World of education is more open Can provide info references and examples to be used in speeches and to get the audience s attention Using yourself as an information source your own experiences and knowledge can contribute to the content of your speech and give you authority on a subject Interview as an information source for gathering expert opinion and the most current information to support your ideas Library as an information source Using Research to Support and Clarify Ideas Proof to accept what you say justify Basic kinds of supporting and clarifying materials testimony examples definitions and stats testimony opinions or conclusions of witnesses or recognized authorities used to support or reinforces points they want their audiences to accept generally makes more trustworthy quoted or paraphrased should meet 2 qualifications the person you are quoting should be qualified and the expert s opinion must be acceptable and believable to your listeners to be even more credible the information should come from an objective source should be a qualified authority on the subject examplesa simple representative incident or model that clarifies a point 1 brief example a specific instance used to introduce a topic drive home a point or create a desired impression 2 illustrations a narrative case history or anecdote that is striking and memorable lends depth to and explains the point a speaker is trying to make factual illustration tes what actually happens hypothetical illustration tes what could happen given a specific set of circumstances analogycomparison of 2 things that are similar in certain essential characteristics 1 figurative analogy draws comparisons between things in different categories 2 literal analogy is a comparison of members of the same category and makes a simple comparison definitions a unfamiliar terms and concepts 1 logical definition most common form 2 parts dictionary definition and distinguishing characteristics 2 operational definition explains how an object or concept works gives the steps that make up a process 3 definition by example clarifies a term not by describing it or giving its meaning but by mentioning or showing an example of it statisticsnumerica data that show relationships or summarize or interpret many instances 1 Statistics are from reliable and neutral sources 2 Explain the statistics you are using 3 Use stats sparingly 4 Round off numbers when possible
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