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A state in which you, the audience, and the occasion overlap

Rhetorical situation

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The reason the speech needs to be given

Exigence

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The study of the intended audience for your speech

Audience analysis

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The process of tailoring your speech to the needs, interests, and expectations of your audiences

Audience adaptation

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Explains the processes we go through to get to know strangers

Uncertainty reduction theory

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A broad area of knowledge

Subject

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Some specific aspect of a subject

Topic

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An uncritical, non-evaluative process of generating associated ideas

Brainstorming

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A visual means of exploring connections between a subject and related ideas

Concept mapping

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An examination of people to gather information about their ideas and opinions

Survey

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Ignoring the values, needs, interests, and subject specific knowledge of some audience members

Marginalizing

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Assuming all members of a group have similar knowledge levels, behaviors, or beliefs simply because they belong to that group

Stereotyping

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The range of demographic characteristics and subject specific differences represented in an audience

Audience diversity

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The expected purpose and setting for the speech

Occasion

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The overall intent of the speech

General goal

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A single statement of the exact response the speaker wants from the audience

Specific speech goal

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The process of locating information about your topic that has been discovered by other people

Secondary research

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The process of conducting your own study in the real world

Primary research

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Your experiences or education that qualifies you to speak with authority on a subject

Credentials

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Magazines and journals that appear at regular intervals

Periodicals

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Rapidly viewing a work to determine what is covered and how

Skimming

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A short paragraph summarizing the research findings

Abstract

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Report factual information that can be counted on to be true

Valid sources

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Present unbiased information that includes a balanced discussion of controversial ideas

Accurate sources

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Those sources with a history of presenting accurate information

Reliable sources

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A research method focused on careful observations of people or groups of people while immersed in their community

Fieldwork observations

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A planned, structured conversation where one person asks questions and another answers them

Interview

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An educated guess about a cause and effect relationship between two or more things

Hypothesis

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Statements that can be verified

Factual statements

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Numerical facts

Statistics

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Specific instances that illustrate or explain a general factual statement

Examples

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Interpretations and judgments made by authorities in a particular subject area

Expert opinions

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A person who has mastered a specific subject, usually through long-term study

Expert

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Brief, often amusing stories

Anecdotes

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Accounts, personal experiences, tales, or lengthier stories

Narratives

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Illuminate a point by showing similarities

Comparisons

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Highlight differences

Contrasts

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The unethical act of representing a published authors work as your own

Plagiarism

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A preliminary record of the relevant sources you find as you conduct your research

Annotated bibliography

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Individual cards or facsimiles that record one piece of relevant information for your speech

Research cards

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References to an original source, made at the point in the speech where information from that source is presented

Oral footnote