How to study and write for Speech

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Dos and Donts of Public Speaking   NEW
Just getting started? Here are 5 speech starting Dos and 5 speech starting DON'Ts!
http://www.sfsu.edu/~testing/PSpeakingASLinks.html
Oral Presentations
A whole module on what makes a successful oral presentation! This is a must for every student who has to give an oral presentation.
http://www.jcu.edu.au/office/tld/learningskills/oral/
Personal Report of Communication Apprehension
How nervous are you? This assessment categories the anxiety into group discussion, meetings, interpersonal, and public speaking. See what bothers you most.
http://www.jamescmccroskey.com/measures/prca24.htm
Presentation Tips for Public Speaking
Tips from a research guide for students.
http://www.aresearchguide.com/3tips.html
Public Speaking in Business Courses   PDF file PDF file  NEW
Learn the specific for a speech in Business: 5 step format for presenting case studies PLUS features of effective business presentations.
http://speakingcenter.uncg.edu/resources/tipsheets/specializedtipsheets/publicspeakinginbusinesscourses.pdf
Public Speaking: The Basics   NEW
This comes in 4 parts:1- Approaching the Speaking Situation: Audience, Occasion, Purpose 2-Structuring the Speech 3- Arguments: Claims, Reasons and Evidence, Oral Discourse and Extemporaneous Delivery
http://www.speaking.pitt.edu/student/public-speaking/basics.html
A Speech! ... I can't give a Speech!
Oh, but you can and here's how.
http://www.studynoteshelp.com/oh-but-you-can.htm
Choose a Topic
Not as easy as it sounds.
http://www.studynoteshelp.com/choose-a-topic.htm
Managing Nervousness During Presentations
Causes and cures. Yeah! Learn performance strategies.
http://www.lib.uoguelph.ca/assistance/learning_services/handouts/presentations.cfm
Public Speaking in Science and Mathematics Courses   PDF file PDF file  NEW
What are you supposed to do if asked to give an oral presentation in math? Did you know that there are 4 different kinds of scientific presentations and the format for each one differs?
http://speakingcenter.uncg.edu/resources/tipsheets/specializedtipsheets/publicspeakinginscienceandmathematicscourses.pdf
Public Speaking in Social Science Courses   PDF file PDF file  NEW
The format depends upon the kind of speech: is it a review of the literature? an explanatory research report? an evaluation research report? a policy recommendation? Make sure you know the features of effective social scientific presentations.
http://speakingcenter.uncg.edu/resources/tipsheets/specializedtipsheets/publicspeakinginsocialsciencecourses.pdf
Public Speaking in Technical Courses   PDF file PDF file  NEW
Is this a design review? Is it a request for funding? What are the features for effective technical presentations?
http://speakingcenter.uncg.edu/resources/tipsheets/specializedtipsheets/publicspeakingintechnicalcourses.pdf
Public Speaking: How to Close a Speech
Don't speak too long. Here are some good ideas for ending your speech.
http://www.public-speaking.org/public-speaking-closings-article.htm
The delivery
Practical tips to help you make it from your chair to the front of the room for the speech.
http://www.studynoteshelp.com/the-delivery.htm
Two words: Research and Practice
Speeches just don't happen. You have to practice them. Yes - outloud!
http://www.studynoteshelp.com/two-words-research-and-practice.htm
Giving an Oral Presentation
Mostly in college we are asked to give oral presentations rather than formal speeches. Still the strategies for both are similar. This Australian University provides points for using visual aids as well as dealing with nervousness.
http://www.canberra.edu.au/studyskills/learning/oral
Oral Presentation Checklist
This 5 part checklist can be read online or you can download the whole checklist to post on your bulletin board in your study area.
http://www.jcu.edu.au/office/tld/learningskills/oral/checklist.html
Improving Your Speaking Skills
This video/powerpoint presentation includes 10 tips for Great Communication. (Requires RealMedia player. Free download.)
http://dlat.utsa.edu/accordent/Fall2006/Studio/GradWorkshopx110306a/
Making an Oral Presentation
Can you convince your audience that they have something to gain from listening to you? Here is a straightforward list for a successful presentation.
http://www.how-to-study.com/study-skills/en/50.asp
How to Write a Good Speech   PDF file PDF file  NEW
Here's the recipe, but don't forget the practice part!
http://www.uri.edu/uc/mentors/pdf/Howtowriteagoodspeech.pdf
Designing Effective Oral Presentations
After college, you may spend more time creating oral presentations than writing papers. Better get started now to learn how.
http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/wbhs/studyskills/oral%20presentations/Rice%20OWL%20Designing%20Effective%20Oral%20Presentations.htm
Writing Speeches
How do I write a speech, if I am not going to read it?
http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/speeches/