COMS 102 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Formal Language, Stage Fright, Microsoft Powerpoint

40 views7 pages
COMS 102 Midterm Study Guide
Lecture Notes
Communication Basics
Levels of Communication
Intrapersonal: self-talk
Interpersonal: two people (can happen verbally or nonverbally)
Group communication: 3+ people
Public communication: one person to an audience
Written: documented and reviewable
Public vs. Conversational Speaking
Similarities
Organizing your thoughts logically
Tailoring your message to your audience
Telling a story for maximum impact
Adapting to listener feedback
Differences
Public speaking:
More structured
Requires more formal language
Requires different method of delivery
Speaking Anxiety
Affects 40-80% of people
Process anxiety (preparation, writing, researching)
Performance anxiety (speaking)
Overcoming nervousness
Acquire speaking experience
Prepare and rehearse
Think positive
Visualization
Most nervousness is not visual
Do not expect perfection
Choose a topic you know
Focus on the audience, not yourself
Unlock document

This preview shows pages 1-2 of the document.
Unlock all 7 pages and 3 million more documents.

Already have an account? Log in
Ethics
Plagiarism
Global: taking an entire piece
Patchwork: taking different parts and putting them together
Incremental: failure to cite; usually accidental
̣When in doubt: CITE
Things to verbally indicate in your speech:
Author
Date accessed
Organization
̣Say citation $before! information is presented
Listening
Appreciative listening
Enjoyment, pleasure
Empathetic listening
Listen + do not provide feedback; emotional support for the speaker
Comprehensive listening
Processing information; not forming an opinion
Critical listening
Listening to form an opinion
Research
Evaluating evidence
Authorship or sponsorship (source)
Recency
Concurrence
Relevance
Special Occasion Speaking
Speech of Introduction
General purpose: to introduce a featured speaker to audience
Specific purpose:
Build enthusiasm for speaker
Build enthusiasm for topic
Establish a welcoming climate to boost speakers credibility
Presentation Speech
General purpose: to present an award or recognition
Specific purpose:
Describe the award
Unlock document

This preview shows pages 1-2 of the document.
Unlock all 7 pages and 3 million more documents.

Already have an account? Log in

Document Summary

Interpersonal: two people (can happen verbally or nonverbally) Public communication: one person to an audience. Patchwork: taking different parts and putting them together. Incremental: failure to cite; usually accidental (cid:803) when in doubt: cite. Things to verbally indicate in your speech: Organization (cid:803) say citation before information is presented. Listen + do not provide feedback; emotional support for the speaker. General purpose: to introduce a featured speaker to audience. Establish a welcoming climate to boost speaker"s credibility. General purpose: to present an award or recognition. General purpose: to accept an award or special recognition. Thank the people giving you the award. Thank the people who helped you get there. General purpose: to praise and congratulate a graduating class. Acknowledge what graduates did to get there. Acknowledge what members of the audience did to help. General purpose: to motivate and inspire an audience at a meeting or special event. General purpose: to honor or praise a person or event.

Get access

Grade+20% OFF
$8 USD/m$10 USD/m
Billed $96 USD annually
Grade+
Homework Help
Study Guides
Textbook Solutions
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
Booster Class
40 Verified Answers