I need an explanation for this Communications question to help me study.
In your discussion post address ALL of these questions (2pts). Number and label each part (so keep the bold part 🙂 so everyone knows what is what. Respond (provide constructive feedback) to at least 2 people (1pt each).
- TOPIC IDEA
- PERSONAL SIGNIFICANCE â€“ why did you choose this topic? Why does this topic matter to you? What is your expertise or background in this topic?
- RELATE TO AUDIENCE â€“ what might your audience already know or how might they already feel/think about this topic? how is this applicable to/ appropriate for this particular audience? How does this affect them? Why should they care?
- SPECIFIC PURPOSE – â€œTo persuade my audience that (your topic) so that (why?).â€
- SPEECH DESIGN – which design do you think best fits your specific purpose?
- MAIN POINTS – what are the important ideas you will cover in each main point based on the speech design you are considering?
- RESEARCH – are you going to be able to find enough credible, authoritative sources to back up your argument? have you started looking?
- MESSAGE – what is your take-away? what or how do you want them to think after hearing your speech?