Behavioral Objective: Each student will deliver a 4 to 6 minute speech with the purpose to inform and PERSUADE their audience.
Topic Selection: Each student will choose their own topic. The topic must be a SOCIAL TWO SIDED ISSUE. The student will select ONE...
while at the same time emphasizing the practical skills of public speaking in modern society. The course offers full coverage of all major aspects of speech preparation and presentation and requires student practice throughout the course.
This course resides in “Domain One: Communication...
good and bad speeches.
We like to think that we are always rational, that we are persuaded by ideas carefully considered. Yet
our knowledge of persuasive techniques in advertising shows us that others (at least; if not ourselves!)
are persuaded by things peripheral to rational arguments.
Demonstration speech topics and methods to develop more than 50 public speaking speech topics step by step. Follow the steps, the tips and answer the questions. The goals of your demonstration speech could be: to demonstrate a process and give the audience information...
Purpose: To inform and persuade your audience that a specific problem exists, it is serious, and it affects them.
Time: 6-8 minutes
Topic: Choose a topic that interests you and would probably interest your audience (the class). Consider what your audience...
Scholarly Essay: Gun Control There has been considerable debate recently in Canada over the issue of gun control. The Canadian parliament enacted the Firearms Act to enforce gun control by requiring gun owners to register their firearms. Just recently, the government of Alberta lead in a charge, including...
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Persuasive Pro Gun Control Essay Gun control is a vital necessity to the welfare of our nation. Many people out there are supporting the “anti- gun control cause” with the...
A BRIEF CONTENTS
PART 1 • GETTING STARTED
1. Becoming a Public Speaker
2. From A to Z: Overview of a Speech
3. Managing Speech Anxiety
4. Ethical Public Speaking
5. Listeners and Speakers
PART 2 • DEVELOPMENT
6. Analyzing the Audience
in length; refer to the "Assignment Format" page for specific format requirements.
1. Create a complete preparation outline using the outline template below for a persuasive speech.
2. You may choose from one of the topics below.
a. Why banning the use of cell phones while driving should be mandatory...
For instance most of the speeches I’ve given in my life have been persuasive and almost exclusively so. Even in classes where I’ve had to inform people of something, I never had to give much thought about dipping into the persuasive side of it. Needless to say there were a lot of things about public...
SAMPLE PERSUASIVE OUTLINE
Student X February 17, 2005 Section AX Topic: Smoking in Society Goal: I want to persuade my audience that smoking is a health risk to all of society and that smokers should be encouraged to quit. Thesis: It is imperative for smokers to quit, benefiting society...
Argumentative Essay against Gun Control Since 1980, forty-four states have passed laws allowing gun owners to carry concealed weapons outside their homes for personal protection. (Five additional states had these laws before 1980. Illinois is the sole holdout.) A federal ban on the possession...
Speech To Inform
Speech to inform:Euro-2012
In April 2007, Ukraine and Poland were named co-hosts for Euro 2012 tournament. This joint bid, taking into account Ukraine's tough economic condition and administration problems, has become a headache for UEFA President Michel Platini. The matches will be...
OVERVIEW OF THE SPEECH COMMUNICATION PROCESS
Communication is the imparting or interchange of thoughts, opinions, or information by speech, writing, or signs. It stems from the Latin word “communnis,” which means common. To communicate means to reach out in order to share something in common. Defined...
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Persuasive Speech Outline: Quit Smoking
Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience to quit smoking ciggarettes and for non-smokers to continue to abstain...
COM 220 Week 4 DQ 1 and DQ 2 (Uop)
COM 220 Week 4 Checkpoint Developing a Thesis Statement (Uop)
COM 220 Week 5 CheckPoint Full Sentence Outline (Uop)
COM 220 Week 5 Assignment Incorporating Statistics, Graphs, and Illustrations (Uop)
COM 220 Week 6 DQ 1 and DQ 2 (Uop)
COM 220 Week 6 CheckPoint...
Bias, Rhetorical Devices, and
Listen to the speech at
clicking the Windows Media Video link or the Audio mp3 link, or read the transcript
of the speech.
•Write a minimum 500-word response to the following questions:
Title of Speech: Teenage Pregnancy
I. Attention Catcher: According to http://www.familyfirstaid.org/teen-pregnancy.html “The United States has the highest rate of teen pregnancy and births in the western industrialized world...
Amnesty: Should prisoners receive this?
38. Animal Rights
39. Are there Angels among us?
40. Assisted Suicide
42. Birth Control
43. Books: are they a thing of the past
44. Breast Feeding in Public
45. Breast Implants
46. Beauty is more than skin deep
anxiety over the prospect of giving a speech in front of an audience. |
| | | A) | Adrenaline |
| | | B) | Visualization |
| | | C) | Stage fright |
| Feedback: Stage fright is anxiety over the prospect of giving a speech in front of an audience. Review...
going to continue working on your Persuasive Speech. Refer to the instructions below for today’s work day guidelines.
Project Goal: The goal of this project is to choose a position, research both sides of the subject matter, and prepare and write a persuasive speech that is geared towards OPPONENTS...
and which Napoleon ridicules. Napoleon calls in nine dogs whom he has specially trained and they chase Snowball off the farm. Squealer the very persuasive pig who relays most of Napoleon's decisions to the other animals, tells them that Snowball was a traitor in league with Jones, and that the windmill...
the Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO).In this speech, the purpose Lyndon B. Johnson outlines his vision and goals for "The Great Society," a massive web of government programs and legislation aimed at societal improvement and progress. This speech was given during the University of Michigan's graduation...
Span External Distractions What’s Bugging You? The TMI Problem Make Eye Contact Spice Up Your Speech—Carefully When the Messenger Hinders the Message Pushing Their Buttons Organizing And Spicing Up Your Speech Using a Computer The Old-Fashioned Method Collecting Your Spice Doing Your Homework Taking Notes...
Michael Moore’s ‘Bowling for Columbine’, the film which won an Oscar for best documentary, is not in fact a documentary, but rather more of a persuasive essay in film format. The widely accepted definition of ‘documentary’ is a film emphasizing or expressing things as perceived without distortion of...
Persuasive Essay for Gun Control
Guns do not kill people, people kill people. This is a commonly used argument when gun control is the topic. Assuming that the latter part of this statement is true then why does it seem that our system is making it easy to equip these people with the means to kill....
arguments. However, most college courses require arguments that
consist of the following elements. Below is a basic outline for an argumentative or persuasive essay.
This is only one possible outline or organization. Always refer to your handbook for specifics.
o Your introductory...
Master of Arts, Education with Speech Communication Emphasis
- University of Nebraska at Kearney - Dec. 2006
- 45 additional hours of Speech & English graduate coursework
Initial Teaching Certificate, State of Nebraska
Endorsements: Speech Education 7-12 & Health Education 7-12
President Obama was significantly more confident and organized in his speech compared to previous years. Many of the policies he mentioned of pursuing were those that Americans found most popular and cared for. Along with this popularity comes negativity from Republicans who completely opposed the President’s...
COM 220 Week 3 COM 220 Week 4 DQ 1 and DQ 2
COM 220 Week 4 Checkpoint Developing a Thesis Statement
COM 220 Week 5 CheckPoint Full Sentence Outline Assignment Quoting, Summarizing, and Paraphrasing Sources
COM 220 Week 5 Assignment Incorporating Statistics, Graphs, and Illustrations
COM 220 Week...