1. Dyadic communication | Happens between two people. (Like a conversation) | 2. Small group communication | Involves a small number of people who can see and speak directly with one another. | 3. Mass communication | Occurs between a speaker and a larger audience of unknown people who usually are not present with the speaker. | 4. Public speaking | A speaker delivers a message with a specific purpose to an audience of people who are present during the delivery of the speech. | 5. Source (or Sender) | Is the person who creates a message | 6. Encoding | The process of converting thoughts into words. | 7. Receiver | (Audience) The recipient of the sources message. | 8. Decoding | The process of interpreting the message. | 9. Feedback | The audiences response to a message, can be conveyed both verbally and non verbally. | 10. Message | The content of the communication process: thoughts and ideas put into meaningful expressions, expressed verbally and non verbally | 11. Channel | The medium through which the speaker sends a message. | 12. Noise | Any interference with the message | 13. Shared meaning | Is the mutual understanding of a message between speaker and audience. | 14. Context | Includes anything that influences the speaker, the audience, the occasion and the speech. | 15. Rhetorical situation | A circumstance calling for a public response. | 16. Rhetoric (oratory) | Originally the practice of giving speeches. | 17. Aristotle | 384-322 B.C.E. public speaker. Divided a process of preparing a speech into five parts called Canons of Rhetoric. | 18. Invention | Refers to adapting speech information to the audience in order to make your case. | 19. Arrangement | Organizing the speech in ways best suited to the topic and audiences. | 20. Style | The way the speaker uses language to express the speech ideas. | 21. Memory and Delivery | The methods of rehearsing and presenting the speech so that you achieve the most effective blend of content, voice, and non-verbal behavior. | 22. Informative speech | Provides an audience with new information, new sights, or new ways of thinking about a topic. | 23. Persuasive speech | Intends to influence the attitudes, beliefs, values, or acts of others. | 24. Organize your speech around 2 or 3 main points. | Introduction, Body, and Conclusion. | 25. Introduction | * Arouse the audience’s attention with a quotation, short story, example, or other kind of attention-getting device. * Introduce the topic and purpose of the speech. * Preview the main points. * Use transition to signal the start of the speech body. | 26. Body | * Clearly state the thesis. * Develop the main points using a structure that suits the topic, audience, and occasion. * Use transition to signal the conclusion. | 27. Conclusion | * Restate the thesis and reiterate how the main points confirm it. * Leave the audience with something to think about or challenge the to respond. * Be prepared to answer questions. | 28. Public speaking anxiety | Fear or anxiety associated with either actual or anticipated communication to and audience as a speaker. | 29. Visualization | A highly effective way to reduce nervousness. | 30. Ethos | Character. | 31. Speaker credibility | Reveals that people place their greatest trust into speakers who: * Have a solid grasp of the subject * Display sound reasoning skills. * Are honest and unmanipulative. * Are genuinely interested in the welfare of the listeners. | 32. Dignity | Refers to ensuring that listeners feel worthy, honored, or respected as individuals. | 33. Integrity | Signals the speaker’s incorruptibility that he or she will…
1. Main Point #1
1. Elderly abuse and its different forms.
a. Physical Abuse
b. Emotional Abuse
c. Sexual Abuse
e. Financial Exploitation
f. Health care fraud
Transition: Next I want to discuss with you the information gathered for the year 2013.
2. Main Point #2
1. Some of the frightening statistics behind nursing home abuse or neglect
a. 44 percent of nursing home residents have suffered from…
Brilliant Public Speaking
August 25, 2104
Mr. Alex Luna
Brilliant Public Speaking
As I watched the video about brilliant public speaking, I was amazed on all the information presented on this topic. All eight speakers gave great advice on being able go before an audience. You don't have to be perfect when addressing your audience to get your message across, but you do need to know what…
Chapter 3 – Vocabulary
Tranquil (adj.) – free from commotion or tumult; peaceful; quiet; calm
Magnitude (n.) – size; extent; dimensions / great importance or consequence
Digression (n.) – to deviate or wander away from the main topic or purpose in speaking or writing; depart from the principal line of argument, plot, study, etc.
Anecdote (n.) – a short account of a particular incident or event, especially of an interesting or amusing nature
Tumult (n.) – violent and noisy commotion or disturbance…
Public Speaking Hybrid (WINTER 2013)
COMM 220-003/CRN 60772
Concept Applications #2
One type of supporting material used by Robert Cannon was the use of comparison, the process of associating two items by pointing out their similarities. He used an apple for a literal comparison showing its similarity in shape to planet Earth. He showed how the apples indentations at top and bottom are similar to the effects of the magnetic fields in the…
December 6, 2014
Famous Speeches Assignment
To begin analyzing all the speeches, the first speech I watched was “Miss Utah Answers Educational Questions”, overall the whole speech was very poor and I am truly disappointed by it. They asked her a question and she barely processed the information that was being asked. A lady asked her that a study showed that women were the primary earners, yet men still made more money that women did, what does this statistic say…
Com 181-Public Speaking
Self Evaluation-Presuasive Speech
May 07 2013
My introduction I would say it was an attention getter. I had opened up with a question asking the audience how they would feel. Yes I had the four elements of the introduction. I grabbed the audience's attention with my first sentence. Then I introduced the topic and told them why I am qualified to speak. I explained the benefits of listening and then previewed my main points. I believe my elements were done…
Overcoming Fear of Public Speaking 2
Know your Audience 8
Creating an Outline 11
Evaluate the Outline 11
Strategies for Presenting 12
General Tips 13
Visual Aids 13
Glossophobia is the fear of speaking in public settings. People with an anxiousness of public speaking likely either exhibit the phobia or similar symptoms related to the phobia. The purpose of this report is to find and understand ways to deal with public speaking anxieties as…
Public Speaking & Communication.
Professor: Vladimir Zvyagin
Chapter One: Review Questions 2,4,6,8 & 10
2) Name five personal benefits of a Public Speaking course.
Answer: The name of the five personal benefits of a Public Speaking course is given as bellow:
a) We learn how to speak to a public audience. Being able to stand up in front of a group of people and confidently be able to speak is a rewarding skill that we’ll need for the future. Taking this Public Speaking course will…
what path it takes, and how you hold it and release it.
Main Point #1: [complete sentence] First, I will teach you about the curveball.
A. I will first show you what the curveball does.
B. Next, I will show you what path it takes.
C. Finally, I will show you how to hold it and release it.
(Transition – complete sentence) Curve balls are used a lot when you have 2 strikes.
Main Point #2: [complete sentence] Second, I will teach you about the 4 seam and…
to my thesis.Does each paragraph have an effective closing that reinforces the main point? Yes, because all of my sentences have main points and show how the main points all fit together. This can be effectively achieved with a thoughtful combination of summary and commentary.Is the essay coherent? Does it flow from beginning to end? My essay flows from beginning to end to tell what the essay is about and the main points of the reasons of why they have similarities. Is the order of the support logical…