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Com 110 FINAL
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Group _______ occurs when the whole group is more successful as a whole than each member within it could be individually
Everyone just knows that you should show up to class on time, but it's not written anywhere. This is an example of a(n) _______ norm.
The book talks about three types of roles within groups. Give me one.
The values and beliefs learned by a group of people who share the same social heritage and traditions.
Appointing a devil's advocate or brainstorming individually before discussing a topic with a group could help curb this group issue, in which all the members begin to agree all the time and don't challenge group decisions.
What is the difference between listening and hearing?
Hearing: the physiological process of accurately receiving sounds; we use our ears in this process
Listening: receiving and interpreting stimuli; we use our brains in this process
The text mentions six parts of the process of listening. Which of the following is not one:
A guest speaker is talking to your class about economics. The speaker keeps talking about automatic stabilizers, discretionary spending, protective tariffs, and open market operations! All this new vocabulary makes you miss the point of her speech.
What type of listening barrier did you experience?
Mental c) Semantic
Factual d) Educational
Listening to music because you enjoy it is an example of what type of listening?
What type of listening involves consuming information thoughtfully and questioning it before accepting it?
Persuasive communication is any message that is intended to shape, reinforce, or change the responses of another or others. This makes the persuasive speaker a(n) _______ for his/her position.
The main portion of the audience & the portion of the audience you want to influence the most is known as the ______ audience.
In a persuasive claim, what is the Agent of Action?
The entity who is responsible for taking an action (the agent of action typically precedes the word should)
In order for a speech to be persuasive, the speaker must establish that the status quo is unable to solve the problem. He/she must establish that a ______ exists that is preventing the status quo from solving the problem.
What is the difference between a claim of fact, value, and policy?
Fact: concerned with what is or is not true, what did or did not happen, what does or does not exist.
Value: concerns what is considered right or wrong, moral or immoral, just or unjust, good or bad.
Policy: concerns what should be done, what law should be changed, or what policy should be followed.
Britney would make a bad student body president because she has fake blonde hair and she autotunes her voice when she sings.
This is an example of which type of fallacy?
I wasn't so sure about Elle Woods as a lawyer, but halfway through her case, she really persuaded me with her knowledge of chemistry and hair maintenance!
Credibility that a speaker develops during his/her speech is known as _____ credibility.
This mode of persuasion developed by Aristotle refers to speaker credibility (such as competence, character, and goodwill)
Ricky is an awesome student. Bobby is an awesome student. All COM 110 students are awesome.
This is an example of a(n) ______ argument:
Draw the Toulmin Model on the board and label the parts.
To tug at the audience's heartstrings (and help them see why puppy mills are wrong), you decide to show pictures of adorable dogs locked in small cages.
This is an example of which of Aristotle's persuasive techniques?
Corey was ten minutes late to work this morning. The next thing you know, she'll be an hour late, then six hours late, and eventually she'll just stop showing up.
This is an example of what type of fallacy?
Describe what the Qualifier is in the Toulmin Model
Qualifiers admit exceptions and demonstrate that argumentation is not an exact science (prevents the speaker from saying "This is always or never true")
"Protecting the environment is more important than economic growth."
In order to make this value statement I must first:
Tie myself to a tree
Provide a qualifier
Explain a policy
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