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COMM 107 Chapter 14: Informative Speaking (Practically Speaking by J. Dan Rothwell)

General purpose of an informative speech is to teach your audience something new, interesting, and useful Stay neutral No call to action Informative speeches are about ideas, objets, events, procedures, concepts, and peopl...

Communication
COMM 107
All Professors
COMM 107 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Systematic Desensitization, Uncertainty Reduction Theory

Speech Anxiety: a fear of public speaking and the nervousness that accompanies it Informative Narrative: Identify a purpose statement Analyze audience Chronological order Grab attention Deliver personal stories well Real (...

Communication
COMM 107
All Professors
COMM 250 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Shyness, Human Behavior
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Module 7: Laws, Rules and Systems Approaches to Theory Building Paradigms (set of assumptions that guide scholarly activity) in the Field of Communication Metatheoretical assumptions All lean more towards Socia...

Communication
COMM 250
Susan Hubbard
COMM 250 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5a: Uncertainty Reduction Theory, Dog Eat Dog (1964 Film), Interpersonal Communication
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Uncertainty Reduction Theory (Interpersonal) Goals, Concepts, and Assumptions Historical Perspective Charles Berger and Richard Calabrese (1975) Initial Interaction Theory o What happens when peo...

Communication
COMM 250
Susan Hubbard
COMM 250 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5b: Social Penetration Theory, Relational Dialectics, Mikhail Bakhtin
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Social Penetration Theory Altman & Taylor (1973) o Social Penetration: The Development of Interpersonal Relationships Goal: To explain how relational closeness develops Explain how we develop intim...

Communication
COMM 250
Susan Hubbard
COMM 250 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Groupthink, Information Processing, James E. Grunig
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Groupthink Definition A condition in which highly cohesive groups strive to reach unanimity in their decision making at the expense of adequately examining alternative solutions o Groups desire to mainta...

Communication
COMM 250
Susan Hubbard
COMM 250 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Quintilian, Isocrates, Dramatism
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Module 8: Classical Rhetorical Theory 2 Major Periods Classical rhetorical theories o Aristotle, Cicero, Plato o Quintilian, Isocrates Contemporary rhetorical theories o Dramatism (B...

Communication
COMM 250
Susan Hubbard
COMM 107 Chapter 8: Outlining and Organizing Speeches
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- Speakers who are well organized impress listeners as more credible than speakers who are disorganized. Effective Outlining - Standard Formatting: Using Correct Symbols I. Roman numerals for main p...

Communication
COMM 107
anderson
COMM 107 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Rhetorical Question, Infinitive
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There are 5 objectives for a competent introduction: 1) Gain attention: Focusing your listeners - Begin with a clever quotation - Use questions - Rhetorical question: asked by a speaker that the aud...

Communication
COMM 107
anderson
COMM 107 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: United States Census Bureau, Internet Public Library, Usa.Gov
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Search engine: an Internet tool that computer generates indexes of Web pages that match, or link with, keywords typed in a search window. - Google - Bing - Yahoo - Google Scholar Directory: an I...

Communication
COMM 107
anderson
COMM 107 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Ethnocentrism
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Audience Analysis and Topic Selection Types of Audiences 1) Captive Audience: Disengaged Listeners - A captive audience assembles to hear you speak because it is compelled to, not because they expect enterta...

Communication
COMM 107
anderson
COMM 107 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Noise, Intrapersonal Communication, Environmental Noise
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Communication: Conscious or unconscious, intentional or unintentional process in which feelings and ideas are expressed as verbal and/or nonverbal messages that are sent, received, and comprehended. -accidental: having no...

Communication
COMM 107
anderson
COMM 100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1-4: Selective Exposure Theory, Interpersonal Communication, Social Reality

Communication: Ch 1 Notes— Communication in the 21 century: • Communication has played an important role in understandings of identity, relationships, and community formation (pg. 2) • Communication age- ...

Communication
COMM 100
Priola
COMM 107 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Usa.Gov, Dmoz, Dogpile
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Chapter 4 Thursday, September 14, 2017 4:32 PM Chapter 4: Gathering Material The Internet: Online Research Search engines • Search engines: internet tool that computer generates indexes off webpages that ma...

Communication
COMM 107
brookefowler
COMM 107 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Ethnocentrism, Foal, Crowdsourcing
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Chapter 3 Tuesday, September 5, 201712:39 PM Aristotle - the three elements of speech making: speaker, subject, and person addressed Audience determines the object of the speech and the effectiveness TYPES OF AUDEINCE...

Communication
COMM 107
brookefowler

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