ERIC Number: ED411556
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Apr
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Enhancing Basic Public Speaking Skills through the Use of Creative In-Class Activities that Require Thorough Audience Analysis & Adaptation as a Part of General Speech Preparation.
Johnson, Orin G.
This paper presents six original in-class activities for audience analysis and adaptation before, during, and after a speech presentation in a basic public speaking course. The activities in the paper combine audience information surveys, demographic traits, situational traits, adaptation strategies, adjustment to audience feedback, and self evaluation. Additionally, the activities in the paper give students practical and specific guidelines for accomplishing each task necessary in this component of speech preparation in an efficient manner--in the actual speech classroom. Each activity in the paper includes an explanation, objective, instructions, and activity sheets or evaluation forms. (RS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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