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2 AGENDA Week 1 Orientation to CHUM 1A course and review of academic expectationsOrientation to CHUM 1A course and review of academic expectations Introduction to Public SpeakingIntroduction to Public Speaking –Basic Communication Theory Your 1 st Speech: The Impromptu SpeechYour 1 st Speech: The Impromptu Speech –Interview classmate Basic speech organization/outlining-Part IBasic speech organization/outlining-Part I

3 Orientation to CHUM 1A Academic Expectations Let me introduce myself… Syllabus specifies –Course assignments/grading criteria/extra credit –Accommodation: ESL/Learning issues –daily/weekly class topics and assignments, unless otherwise stated –Attendance is critical, thus excessive absenteeism could result in you being dropped from course –Written work is due at the BEGINNING of class. Those late will not be able to hand in late work –Electronic devices: Turn off/Put on “buzz” Should NOT be in use AT ALL during class session Requires respect for classroom process and peers Could make a reluctant performer out of you Expect each class to offer a full session of instruction –If you must be absent, inform instructor and ask classmate to take detailed notes. **Finally: my promise to you…

4 Human Communication is: ”…a transactive process -messages are sent and received simultaneously -messages are sent and received simultaneously -It is the way in which we make sense out of the world and how we share that sense with others.” -It is the way in which we make sense out of the world and how we share that sense with others.”

5 Human Communication is: ”… the process of sending and receiving messages. The sender sends a message through a channel to a receiver. The receiver responds with feedback to the sender, and noise can interfere with the fidelity or accuracy of the message. Communication can be both verbal and nonverbal. Verbal communication consists of all language that is spoken and written, whereas nonverbal communication is all communication that is not spoken or written ”.

6 The Communication Model * Exam topic

7 Communication is irreversible “Just as the number one can never be reduced to zero, once we act or speak, our action or speech is never completely erased”

8 Basic Communication Theory You cannot not communicateYou cannot not communicate Communication is a dynamic processCommunication is a dynamic process Communication is learned and is contextually basedCommunication is learned and is contextually based –A learned behavior: we have to learn to be afraid/not afraid Communication needs to be cross-culturally appreciated and can be influenced by gender/culture/ethnicity/social status-income levelCommunication needs to be cross-culturally appreciated and can be influenced by gender/culture/ethnicity/social status-income level Nurture vs. Nature: Which is responsible for our behavior?Nurture vs. Nature: Which is responsible for our behavior?

9 So why do you have to take this course????? Communication is the #1 skill employers desire most –Also desired is the ability to work as a team member It will help you interact with others, whether at work, at home, or in a social situation

10 Communication Studies Communication vs. CommunicationsCommunication vs. Communications Topics of instruction:Topics of instruction: –The Self Concept –Interpersonal Communication –Small Group Communication –Intercultural/Intracultural Communication –Organizational Communication/Culture Business/Professional communicationBusiness/Professional communication –Education/Public Speaking –Debate/Forensic Communication

11 Possible Careers with Communication Degree Lawyer, Negotiator, MediatorLawyer, Negotiator, Mediator High School English Teacher or High School CounselorHigh School English Teacher or High School Counselor Graduate Student in any of the Humanities or allied Social SciencesGraduate Student in any of the Humanities or allied Social Sciences Literature, Ethnic Studies, History, Communication ProfessorLiterature, Ethnic Studies, History, Communication Professor Journalist, Copywriter, Publisher, EditorJournalist, Copywriter, Publisher, Editor Public Relations, Advertising ProfessionalPublic Relations, Advertising Professional Poet, Novelist, EssayistPoet, Novelist, Essayist Ethnographer, Museum Specialist, LibrarianEthnographer, Museum Specialist, Librarian Community Spokesperson, Social Issue AdvocateCommunity Spokesperson, Social Issue Advocate Management/All Fields whether for-profit, or not-for-profitManagement/All Fields whether for-profit, or not-for-profit Other careers requiring strong critical thinking skills; oral, written, visual and technologically-mediated research and communication abilities; decision making and related communication knowledge and abilities.Other careers requiring strong critical thinking skills; oral, written, visual and technologically-mediated research and communication abilities; decision making and related communication knowledge and abilities.

12 Be sure to read your text, as listed in your syllabus That ends this session Thank you for coming Be sure to read your text, as listed in your syllabus.

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14 AGENDA Week 1 Today:Today: –Review: Introduction to Public Speaking Basic Communication TheoryBasic Communication Theory –Your 1 st Speech: The Impromptu Speech Interview classmateInterview classmate Friday: Basic speech organization/outlining-Part IFriday: Basic speech organization/outlining-Part I

15 The Communication Model * Exam topic

16 Basic Communication Theory You cannot not communicateYou cannot not communicate Communication is a dynamic and transactive processCommunication is a dynamic and transactive process Communication is learned and is contextually basedCommunication is learned and is contextually based –A learned behavior: we have to learn to be afraid/not afraid Communication needs to be cross-culturally appreciated and can be influenced by gender/culture/ethnicity/social status-income levelCommunication needs to be cross-culturally appreciated and can be influenced by gender/culture/ethnicity/social status-income level Nurture vs. Nature: Which is responsible for our behavior?Nurture vs. Nature: Which is responsible for our behavior? * Exam topic

17 Impromptu Speech An Impromptu Speech is –spur of the moment, and without prior preparation, or practice. –Purpose: to relate information expert foundation Advantages: informal nature –maintain direct eye contact with your audience Majority of public speaking impromptu –Often strategic –Anticipation key * Exam topic

18 “Uh…um…you know…like” Confused Communication Speech Fillers confuse the listener, with the message becoming garbled A Speech Filler is anything that interrupts the message and can include: –UM –UH –OKAY –You Know –So then –Now… We will be addressing this issue more in depth later.

19 Impromptu Speech Interview a classmate:Interview a classmate: –Find out what makes that person unique by using the investigative style of questioning Look for at least 2, but no more than 3 particulars to include in your reportLook for at least 2, but no more than 3 particulars to include in your report –Use a structure to organize what you learn about the person you interview Introduction/Thesis Statement/Body/ConclusionIntroduction/Thesis Statement/Body/Conclusion –Be prepared to introduce that person to the rest of the class –As this is an impromptu speech, you will not hand in your written notes

20 Be sure to keep reading your text, as listed in your syllabus That ends this session Thank you for coming Be sure to keep reading your text, as listed in your syllabus.

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22 AGENDA Introduction to Public Speaking - Review –Basic Communication Theory Basic speech organization/outlining-Part I

23 Human Communication is: ”…a transactive process -messages are sent and received simultaneously -messages are sent and received simultaneously -It is the way in which we make sense out of the world and how we share that sense with others.” -It is the way in which we make sense out of the world and how we share that sense with others.”

24 The Communication Model * Exam topic

25 Designing Your Speech: Organizing Your Ideas principle of redundancy Base organization on the principle of redundancy using a speech framework : IntroductionIntroduction - tell them what you are going to tell them BodyBody - tell them ConclusionConclusion - tell them what you have told them

26 Organizing the Body Outlining principles Main ideas – speech’s subtopics Subordinate ideas – function as amplification for subtopics

27 Organizing the Body Outlining principles Thesis: The three most popular sports in the U.S. are Baseball, Football, and Soccer. Main Idea I: Baseball Sub Idea: 9 players Sub Idea: 9 innings Main Idea II: Football Sub Idea: XX Players Sub Idea: 4 quarters Main Idea III: Soccer Sub Idea: XX Players Sub Idea: 3 Quarters

28 Group Work Divide into groups of 3 Choose one of the following topics and outline it: –The story Little Red Riding Hood –How to fly a kite –Car maintenance –The importance of a college education –Your choice

29 Be sure to keep reading your text, as listed in your syllabus. That ends this session Thank you for coming Be sure to keep reading your text, as listed in your syllabus.


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