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Assignment 11
Comm 108 -- Abell
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Communication
02/17/2012

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____ is an uncritical, unevaluative process of generating ideas
Definition
Brainstorming
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If you had several related ideas for a speech topic and wanted to explore the connections between them, you could ____
Definition
create a concept map
Term
Audience analysis can guide the speaker in ____
Definition
a. selecting the topic
b. organizing the speech
c. presenting the speech
Term
For a speech on ratings of nursing homes, which of the following would probably be the most important bit of data about an audience for a speaker?
Definition
age
Term
One way to get information about a prospective audience is ____
Definition
through a chairperson or group contact
Term
To forecast audience reactions, a speaker should collect data to answer which of the following questions?
Definition
What is the audience's knowledge, and what are the interests of its members?
Term
Selecting a topic should involve the following consideration:
Definition
the level of knowledge of the average audience member
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As a speaker determines the specific goal of a speech, his or her prime concern should be ____
Definition
the response desired from the audience
Term
For a ten-minute informative speech, a specific goal on the topic of juvenile crime is best written as ____
Definition
I want my audience to understand the causes of juvenile crime
Term
Which of the following is an example of plagiarism?
Definition
a. Alex paraphrases a paragraph from a book in his speech without an oral footnote.
b. Evan gives a speech that his friend wrote the previous semester.
c. Carole quotes a line from an article without an oral footnote.
Term
How many sources should you use in a speech?
Definition
the number will vary depending on the topic, setting, and your own expertise
Term
Which of the following statements about narratives is accurate?
Definition
Narratives can be a useful way to gain and keep the audience's attention.
Term
Hakim is giving a speech in 2012 about the fuel-efficiency of hybrid cars. Which of the following internet articles is the strongest resource for this speech?
Definition
A Newsweek Online article about how much a hybrid car costs compared to a gasoline-only car, written by an experienced staff writer written in 2011
Term
When using statistics in a speech, always remember that ____
Definition
they must be verified
Term
To use statistics effectively, ____
Definition
use them comparatively to clarify and explain
Term
To classify an individual as an expert he or she must be ____
Definition
a master of the specific subject
have engaged in a long-term study of their subject
recognized by others as an authority in the field
Term
"Unlike last year, this year we have a cooperative manager" is an example of
Definition
contrast
Term
If you referred to a football team's defensive line by saying, "Our line is like a stone wall," you would be
Definition
comparison
Term
Which of the following people is an expert on Affirmative Action?
Definition
a lawyer who works primarily on discrimination, including Affirmative Action cases and laws
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When preparing notes for your speech, you should ____
Definition
prepare note cards that include your quotes and sources
Term
The speaker should not be concerned with the size of the audience or their special expectations for a speech, as that is the job of the person or organization sponsoring the speech.
Definition
F
Term
If Kwame is trying to explain the four steps to an exercise program, his general goal is to persuade the audience.
Definition
F
Term
A specific speech goal does not need to include the complete desired audience response, only a general idea.

Definition
F
Term
It is not necessary to cite a source when you paraphrase it
Definition
F
Term
Expert opinions are considered trustworthy and can be used to take the place of facts.

Definition
F
Term
Discuss the positive and negative aspects of using quotations within a speech.
Definition
Pg. 155
Term
How can you be sure to avoid plagiarism during a speech?
Definition
Pg. 155
Term
To forecast audience reactions, a speaker should collect data to answer which of the following questions?
Definition