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com120 final

com120 final review

symposium a meeting featuring short addresses by different people on the same topic
agenda document listing what is to be accomplished during a meeting
hasty generalization a conclusion that is based on inadequate evidence and is too broad to be fair
attack on a person criticizing an opponent rather than the opponent's argument
false cause assuming that because two events are related in time, the first caused the second
eulogy a laudatory oration in honor of someone who has died.
jargon the technical language of a group or profession.
panel discussion consideration of a topic by a small group in the presence of an audience
hidden agenda an ulterior motive
red herring diverting listeners from the real issue to an irrelevant matter.
straw man a weak opponent or dubious argument set up so it can be easily defeated.
minutes written record of what occurred at a meeting.
doublespeak language that is designed to confuse or to be misunderstood.
fallacy an argument based on a false inference.
bandwagon fallacy equating popularity with truth or proof.
false analogy creating a comparison that is exaggerated or erroneous.
either-or-fallacy presenting only two alternatives when in fact more exist.
building on an unproven assumption treating an opinion that is open to question as if it were already proved.
team presentation a well-coordinated presentation made by members of a group who focus on a common goal.
oral language vs written language requires more elaboration and repetition than written language in addition to expanding language, a speaker must often use pauses give vocal emphasis to certain words repeat key ideas
goals of persuausive speaking win over your listeners know your subject thoroughly maintain a high standard of ethical behavior
seven steps in the reflective thinking method define the problem analyze the problem establish criteria for evaluating solution generate possible solution choose best solution decide how to implement the solution decide how to evaluate the solution
category of objectives of persuasive speech to influence thinking to motivate action
what your focus should be on for a eulogy speech? significance of the person's life and deeds, rather than on mere recital of biographical facts- enrich lives, inspiration or lessons drawn from life
four patterns of organization- persuasive speech motivated sequence problem solution pattern statement of reasons pattern comparative advantage pattern
motivated sequence 1. attention- grabs attention 2. need- problem needs action 3. satisfaction- satisfy the need via solution 5. visualization- paint picture of results 5. action- request action
guidelines to build credibility explain your competence be accurate show your open-mindness show your common ground with audience
deduction general to specific
induction specific to general
motivations that listeners all have love & esteem success recreational pleasure health financial security self-improvement curiousity creativity
cautions denotations be aware that some words have more than 1 denotation take care with words that have different denotations to different people avoid fancy words unless you are certain if their denotations
denotation the thing or idea to which a word refers- dictionary definition
connotation relates to emotional overtones that goes beyond dictionary definition
main elements of speech of presenation any background info that would help the audience understand the purpose of award the criteria used for selecting the recipient the achievements of the recipient
responsibility of leaders make sure you need a meeting make sure group members know purpose & scope set the agenda & length of meeting make sure minutes are kept guide-don't dominate- the discussion
4 guidelines of team presentation designate roles prepare content plan your time practice, practice, practice get feedback during a practice session prepare for Q&A session plan for emergencies support one another
Created by: mahepath