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ERIC Number: EJ889694
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jul
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1740-4622
Any Questions? Knowing the Audience through Question Types
Yook, Eunkyong Lee
Communication Teacher, v18 n3 p91-93 Jul 2004
Strategic planning for public speaking by emphasizing the process is a primary pedagogical lesson instructors attempt to teach in a public speaking course. One indispensable part of the strategic planning process is audience analysis. Surveying the audience about their attitudes, knowledge, and/or interests in regard to the speech topic entails asking questions. Although several public speaking course textbooks contain chapters on question types, distinguishing the question types conceptually can be difficult for students. Nonetheless, discerning and understanding the differences between these question types will help students realize the importance of audience analysis in the strategic planning process for public speaking. This article describes an activity that will help students have a concrete understanding of question types. A list of references and suggested readings is included.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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