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Speaking To Inform & Appendix B HCOM 100 Instructor Name
Speaking to Inform PREVIEW Types of informative Presentations Strategies for Making Your Informative Presentation Clear Interesting Memorable
Speaking to inform The purpose of a message to inform is to share information with others to enhance their knowledge or understanding of the information When you inform someone, you assume the role of teacher by defining, illustrating, clarifying, or elaborating on the topic.
Types of Informative Presentations About Objects About Procedures About People About Events About Ideas
Strategies for Making Your Informative Presentation Clear A message is clear when it is understood by the listener in the way the speaker intended. Be aware of what you intend to communicate Select appropriate words that are reinforced with appropriate nonverbal cues Adapt your message to your audience
Strategies for Making Your Informative Presentation Clear Simplify Ideas Pace your Information Flow Relate New Information to Old analogy
Strategies for Making Your Informative Presentation Interesting Relate to your Listeners’ Interests Use Attention-Catching Supporting Material Establish a Motive for Your Audience to Listen to You Use Word Pictures Create Interesting Presentation Aids Use Humor
Strategies for Making Your Informative Presentation Memorable Build in Redundancy Use Adult Learning Principles Reinforce Key Ideas Verbally Reinforce Key Ideas Nonverbally
Strategies for Making Your Informative Presentation Memorable Adult Learner Preferences To be given information they can use immediately To be actively involved in the learning process To connect their life experiences with the new information they learn To know how the new information is relevant to their busy lives To receive information that is relevant to their needs
Strategies for Informative Presentations RECAP Make your message clear Make your message interesting Make your message memorable
Appendix B – Sample Speech Informative Example: The Helinx Process
The Helinx Process Example Informational Speech Intro Attention Getter Preview of all main points Transition Body Need/Problem Point One Evidence Point Two Evidence Transition Refutation Solution Point One Evidence Conclusion Restate Attention-getter Review of main points Call to action
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