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Chapter 8 in your textbook covers attention-getting openings and memorable conclusions.…

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Tautologies

Examples of Tautologies

☀ Are these supplies adequate enough?

☀ In my opinion, I think that...

☀ So the organization expects joint cooperation from its members.

☀ This is a short summary of...

☀ It was his usual, habitual custom to have a bacon sandwich for breakfast.

☀ One after the other in…

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Speech Evaluation Criteria

Touro College                                         

Department of Speech and Communication

Speech Assessment Criteria                       

 

I.  CONTENT    (Grade: __________/ +34)

 If plagiarized, in whole or in part, the speech

 is null and void and must be  redone.

1. The Thesis Statement uses specific language,

     expresses one main idea, takes a supportive position +6

    (when…

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Speech Evaluation Criteria Overview

     Touro College

     Department of Speech and Communication 

     Speech Assessment Criteria Overview

 

     1. CONTENT  (34 Points)

 

         a. Thesis Statement, Reasons, and Evidence (12)

         b.  Interesting, Vivid and Coherent(_16_)

         c.  Variety of Supporting Material (__6__)

 

 

     2. ORGANIZATION (36 Points)

 

         a.  Introduction…

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Persuasive Speech Topics and Powerpoint

  • Tuesday, July 17: Persuasive Speech #1

  • Thursday 19: Persuasive Speech #2
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Critiquing Guidelines



  •  Read our rubric on Content, Organization and Delivery.
  • Listen objectively regardless of emotional involvement.
  • Take good notes. Begin with positive feedback.
  • Be specific in terms of strengths and weaknesses.
  •  Be…
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Informative Speech Blockbusters For Ideas on Informative Speaking

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Fortune Shines on Ning

Read the September 28, 2010, Fortune magazine article on the Ning platform here:
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Informative Speeches Due July 6, 2010

Searching for Interesting Informative Speech Topics. The Informative Speech is due July 6, 2010, with an outline and…

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Storytelling, music, and song multiply language-learning opportunities for all ages. Learn critical thinking skills across cultural divides.

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Posted by Richard Green on February 17, 2014 at 12:28am

Informative and Persuasive Speaking Checklist for All Speech Communication Students

1.  Choose a compelling speech topic.

2.  An outline is due the day of the presentation.

3.  At the bottom of the outline include a bibliography in the APA style.

4.  A…

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Posted by Richard Green on February 16, 2014 at 11:30am — 10 Comments

Review the Logical Fallacies Linked Below.

1. Read the University of North Carolina Handout on Logical Fallacies (If this link does not open, view the entire handout at the bottom of the video tutorials below.)

2.Watch again the video tutorials with examples of some of the most common logical fallacies:

a. "The Straw Man/Person Fallacy:" …

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Posted by Richard Green on January 1, 2014 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Review for the Final Exam

The Final Exam will be comprised of multiple-choice, true-false, and essay questions based on the following topics for which your expertise will be required in identifying the components of logic and reasoning in the organization, content and delivery of any effective oral presentation.  Be ready to identify major components of effective delivery which cover the following aspects cited in the textbook chapters read as well as classroom discussions and materials linked on this blog. Review…

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Posted by Richard Green on January 1, 2014 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

EXPOSITORY SPEECHES (Pages 246-255)

A. Expository Speeches: 1.  Expository Speech: an informative presentation that provides carefully researched in-depth knowledge about a complex topic.

2.  All expository speeches require that the speaker use an extensive research base of reputable sources.

    a. You will want to cite your sources for the information you present.

3.  Choose an organizational pattern that helps the audience understand the material being discussed.

4.  Use a…

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Posted by Richard Green on December 21, 2013 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

Developing an Argumentative Topic

   I. THE INTRODUCTION
                 A. http://youtu.be/TdOXWaZgU_Y
  II. THE BODY
       1st Argument for the Body of the Argumentative Speech:
                A. 1st  http://youtu.be/F7N_6tUKRTI

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Posted by Richard Green on October 20, 2013 at 6:00pm

Information Literacy Video Tutorials to View Before Library Orientation Next Week

Google Search Tips - Level up your Google searching skills with these cool tips.

Website Investigation with the 5 Ws - Trying to figure out what exactly makes websites "credible"? This video breaks it all down for you.
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Posted by Richard Green on October 7, 2013 at 6:36am — 1 Comment

Watch this student perform Narrative/Storytelling #1: "The Stonecutter," a Japanese folktale.

Find a folktale to tell at Link #18. …

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