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Speech Delivery & Evaluation - Chapter Summary
Being comfortable speaking in front of a group is an important skill, and the short lessons in this chapter can help you teach your 8th graders how to give effective speeches. Our videos are taught by knowledgeable instructors who present techniques for preparing for a speech and evaluating presentations. Students also have the option to submit questions to instructors if needed.
Chapter Lessons and Objectives
|The Style of a Speech: Speaker, Audience & Purpose||Students learn about the main factors that influence the overall style of a speech.|
|Why Delivery Matters in Public Speaking||This lesson includes information on types of delivery and how it can affect your speech.|
|Visual Aids in Public Speaking: Importance, Purpose, and Audience Considerations||Instructors discuss reasons to use visual elements to supplement your speech.|
|Types of Visual Aids Used in Public Speaking||A variety of low-tech and high-tech visual aids are introduced in this lesson.|
|Preparing Visual Aids for a Speech: Guidelines & Tips||This lesson covers ways to construct effective visual aids for your presentation.|
|Using Visual Aids During Your Speech: Guidelines & Tips||Students learn how to present visual aids during a speech.|
|Q&A Preparation: Answering the Audience's Questions After a Speech||Tips are provided for predicting and answering questions from the audience about your speech.|
|Evaluating Yourself as a Speaker: Goals & Methods||The instructor discusses methods for self-assessing your public speaking abilities.|
|Evaluating Other Public Speakers: Criteria & Guidelines||Students explore ways to evaluate other speakers and speeches.|
1. The Style of a Speech: Speaker, Audience & Purpose
When writing a speech, a writer should consider the speaker, audience and purpose of the speech. Each factor influences the overall style of the speech.
2. Visual Aids in Public Speaking: Importance, Purpose, and Audience Considerations
Giving a speech can be nerve-wracking, and it might seem easy to just skip the visual aids. In this lesson, we'll discuss why that's a bad idea, why visual aids are important, and what elements make a great visual aid.
3. Types of Visual Aids Used in Public Speaking
Many people understand that visual aids can be helpful in public speaking. But what types of visual aids should a person choose? Watch this lesson for information on the types of visual aids and how to choose the best one.
4. Preparing Visual Aids for a Speech: Guidelines & Tips
Visual aids can help make your speech engaging and memorable. But, how do you prepare your visual aids for maximum impact? Watch this lesson to find out how to design and structure effective visual aids for your presentation.
5. Using Visual Aids During Your Speech: Guidelines & Tips
Visual aids can help your speech or presentation be even more successful. There are some important considerations when planning to use visuals. Watch this lesson to find out what to do before and during your speech to make your visuals effective.
6. Q&A Preparation: Answering the Audience's Questions After a Speech
When the audience asks a question, the speaker must be sure that he/she can properly respond with an answer that is correct and that satisfies the inquisitor. There are a few ways the speaker can formulate an answer and deliver it with confidence.
7. Evaluating Yourself as a Speaker: Goals & Methods
The last word of a speech does not completely end it for the speaker. A speaker must take time to evaluate a speech to determine whether the expected goals were accomplished. This lesson will explore several methods to evaluate yourself as a speaker.
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