Public Speaking Speech
PERSUASIVE SPEECH ASSIGNMENT Rationale: There are many situations that you see as wrong or that need changing. If you want to make a change in policy or if you want to convince someone to change his or her beliefs or attitudes about a topic, you will have to be able to make a persuasive argument that effectively clarifies the situation, considers the possible causes and presents your solution to the problem. Assignment: This speech will be an opportunity for you to practice your advocacy skills. You are asked to prepare a persuasive speech which advocates a change in attitude, value, belief or action. You should design the speech according to the formats found in the chapters on Persuasive speaking. Requirements:
to the method of persuasion you select and work to avoid fallacies in your arguments. This speech will be evaluated based on clarity, logic and ethics of your argument. Make sure that your argument is well thought out and free from errors.
6. You must cite the sources of your information in the speech. If you don’t say the source of the information, your audience has no way of knowing that you did your research. You must have at least 6 scholarly sources on your reference page, and all must be mentioned in the speech. All must be scholarly sources
incorporate at least 1 chart, graph or table with quantitative data. Make sure your visual aid uses colors and fonts that are easy on the eye. Do NOT continuously look at your visual aid and speak to it. Please look at your audience when speaking with them.
documents or pictures) of each source listed on the reference page and your Power Point presentation. Any late work, while accepted, is graded following the FTCC late work policy. NO EXCEPTIONS. Please consult the Policy in the Syllabus.