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Public Speaking Transparency Package

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A. Communication Theory
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  1. Understand Communication Process and Barriers
  2. Understand Communication Process and Barriers (con't)
B. Listening
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  1. Understand Audience and Listening
  2. Listening Remedies
  3. Understand Audience Memory
  4. Understand What Motivates People to Listen
  5. Understand What Change You Can Affect
C. Logic and Critical Thinking
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  1. Types of Reasoning
  2. Tests of Reasoning
  3. Avoid Errors in Reasoning
  4. Ethos/Credibility in Speech Preparation
  5. Integration of Support & Evidence for Claims
  6. Ethics in Speech Preparation - Speech Topic Choice
  7. Ethics in Speech Preparation - Researching
  8. Ethics in Speech Preparation - Speaking Ethically
  9. Ethics in Speech Preparation - Plagiarism
  10. Don't Use Someone Else's Speech!
  11. Understanding Persuasion
  12. Steps in Persuasion
  13. Steps in Refutation
D. Planning the Speech
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  1. Understand The Speech Context
  2. Context - The Audience
  3. Context - The Setting
  4. Context - The Culture
  5. Understand & Define Your Purpose
  6. Understand the Speech Making Process
  7. Choosing an Appropriate Topic
  8. Develop Central Idea
  9. Generate Main Idea
  10. Narrowing a Topic - Example
  11. Getting Topic Feedback
  12. Using Storyboards to Develop Ideas
  13. Using Storyboards to Develop Ideas
E. Finding Supporting Material and Researching the Topic
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  1. Researching Topic and Finding Supporting Material
  2. Sources of Supporting Material
  3. Sources of Supporting Material (con't)
  4. Sources of Supporting Material (con't)
  5. Sources of Supporting Material (con't)
  6. Go Online or Go to the Library
  7. Types of Supporting Material
  8. Types of Supporting Material (con't)
  9. Organizing Supporting Material
  10. Tests of Supporting Material
  11. Tests of Supporting Material (con't)
  12. Special Considerations for Online Information
  13. Evaluating Online Information
  14. Evaluating Online Information (con't)
  15. Citing Online Sources - Examples
F. Organizing and Outlining the Speech
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  1. Select Organizational Pattern
  2. Organization of Sub-Points
  3. Cultural Organizational Differences
  4. Types of Outlines
  5. Types of Outlines
  6. Develop a Preparation Outline
  7. Develop a Speaker Outline
  8. Introductions
  9. Types of Introductions
  10. Types of Introductions (con't)
  11. Functions of Introductions
  12. Other Functions of Introductions
  13. Conclusions
  14. Types of Conclusions
  15. Types of Conclusions
  16. Functions of Conclusions
  17. More Functions of Conclusions
  18. Useful Transitions
G. Speaking for a Specific Purpose
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  1. Types of Informative Speeches
  2. Strategies for Informing Audience
  3. Types of Persuasive Speeches
  4. Goals of Persuasive Speeches
  5. Resistance to Persuasion
  6. Deliberative Speaking
  7. Ceremonial Speaking
  8. Ceremonial Speaking (con't)
  9. After Dinner Speaking
  10. Types of Group Speeches
H. Visual Aids
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  1. Using Visual Aids
  2. Memory and Visual Aids
  3. Making the Visual-Verbal Link
  4. Select and Develop Visual Aids
  5. Guidelines for Using Visual Aids
  6. More Guidelines for Using Visual Aids
  7. Types of Visual Aids
  8. Types of Visual Aids (con't)
  9. Design Rules for Visual Aids - Size
  10. Design Rules for Visual Aids - Color
  11. Design Rules for Visual Aids - Typeface
  12. Design Rules for Visual Aids -Alignment & Proximity
  13. Design Rules for Visual Aids - Contrast
  14. Design Rules for Visual Aids - Repetition
  15. Design Rules for Visual Aids - Repetition (con't)
  16. Design Rules for Visual Aids - Repetition (con't)
  17. Design Rules for Visual Aids - Clip Art
  18. Design Rules for Visual Aids - Information
  19. Design Rules for Visual Aids - Information
  20. Design Rules for Visual Aids - Information
  21. Design Rules for Graphs
  22. Design Rules for Graphs
  23. Design Rules for Graphs
  24. Design Rules for Graphs
  25. Design Rules for Graphs
  26. Design Rules for Graphs
I. Delivering the Speech
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  1. Public Speaking Produces Anxiety in Most People
  2. Reducing Anxiety - Understand...
  3. Reducing Anxiety - Understand...
  4. Overcoming Speech Anxiety
  5. Overcoming Speech Anxiety (con't)
  6. Overcoming Speech Anxiety (con't)
  7. Ethics in Speech Delivery
  8. Ethics in Speech Delivery (con't)
  9. Methods of Delivery
  10. Delivering Speech - Beginning
  11. Delivering Speech - During
  12. Delivering Speech - Ending
  13. Using Visual Aids During the Speech
  14. Language and Style
  15. Language and Clarity
  16. Language and Rhythm
  17. Language and Vividness
  18. Elements of Vocal Delivery
  19. Elements of Physical Delivery
  20. Rehearsing Speech
  21. Rehearsing Speech
  22. Rehearsing Speech
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