Communication Studies 001 (Peeters): Informative Speech: Welcome!

WELCOME!

Welcome to the Chabot College Library Guide for Instructor Peeters' COMM1 Class!

http://libraryguides.chabotcollege.edu/comm1_peeters_f18

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Pedro Reynoso
Contact:
Personal Line to Call or Text: 510-862-0394
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Hours for Fall 2020

The LIBRARY IS PHYSICALLY CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  All services are being offered ONLINE or REMOTE.

Our FALL 2020 HOURS listed below are the times that a Chabot College LIBRARIAN can CHAT with you & Chabot College Library STAFF Services are available (Note: Chat reference itself is still available 24/7!)

Monday 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sunday CLOSED

Exceptions: 9/5-7 (Labor Day), 11/3 (Election Day/FLEX day hours are only 4:30-8:00), 11/13 (Veterans Day) and 11/25-29th (Thanksgiving).

Welcome!

Podium with Microphone in Front of an Audience

Instructions:
"For your second formal speaking assignment your purpose will be to inform the class about something of significance in the world today. You may attempt to produce understanding, reinforce knowledge, or clarify knowledge. Your goal is to explain, illustrate, and/or demonstrate a subject without attempting to modify the beliefs, attitudes or behaviors of the audience."

 

We will be looking for the following in your speeches:

  1. An introduction which gains the interests of the audience and inspires us to listen.
  2. An attempt to adapt to the needs and the interests of the audience.
  3. Each main point should be supported by one of the following: example, statistics, testimony, and so on. Due to time constraints, there should be no more than 3 main points in this speech.
  4. The use of transitions and signposts to help your audience follow your speech.
  5. Explicit citation of all sources, i.e., “According to . . .” or, “As stated by . . .”
  6. A clear, appropriate organizational pattern.
  7. A concise conclusion which brings the speech to a natural end.
  8. Evidence of rehearsal—effective delivery, including good time management.
  9. A smooth and effective utilization of a presentation (audio or visual) aid; big and simple/loud and clear as needed.
  10. You will need to utilize at least four outside sources for this speech. These four primary sources must be from the research database options found on the library link above.

 

Contact us:

In Person
Visit the reference desk on the left side of the main room of the library to talk one-on-one with a librarian about your topic.

Phone
Reference Desk:
(510) 723-7006 and (510) 723-6764

(Get help from a librarian with your topic)


Circulation Desk:
(510) 723-7513

(Renew books and discuss account information)

Email

To send a general research question: chabotref@chabotcollege.edu

To email me: preynoso@chabotcollege.edu