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What is the ideal size for a group?
5-7 people
What is the range of acceptable number of people in a group?
3-10 people
This occurs when members of the group are more concerned with getting the task done quickly instead of getting it done correctly.
Group Think
What is the difference between hearing and listening?
Hearing involves accurately recieveing sounds

You must focus your attention and concentrate in order to listen.

Listening involves understanding and a thought process with reflection
This type of listening requires the distinguishing between verbal and nonverbal messages
This type of listening understands a message for a particular reason, to gain knowldege or accomplish a task.
This type of listening involves enjoyment.
This type of listening occurs when you want to support the speaker, whether it's a friend or family member.
This type of listening requires making judgments about the message you recieve.
This claim deals with what is true or not, what does or does not exist, and what did or did not happen.
Factual claims are most often organized by what pattern?
Topical, spatial, or chronological
This type of claim involves a judgment about values, a claim of value concerns what you believe might be right or wrong, moral or immoral, and good or bad.
Value claims
Value claims are often organized by what pattern?
This claim deals with what should be done, what law should be changed, and what actions should be taken.
Policy claims
Policy claims are often organized by what pattern
Problem-solution, problem-cause-solution, comparative advantage, Monroe's motivated sequence
What are the three modes of persuasion?
Ethos, logos and pathos
Logos appeals to what?
Logical appeal

Relies on audience evidence and reasoning
Ethos is defined as what?
The audience's perception of the speaker's credibility

Credibility, goodwill
Pathos appeals to what?
Emotional appeal

Taps into the audience's emotions, such as fear, anger and pity
Argument for fallacies:

This argument occurs when a speaker attacks the character of a person making an argument whether than the argument itself
Ad Homonym
Argument for fallacies:

This argument suggests that something is good, correct or true because many other people agree with it or are doing it
Argument for fallacies:

This argument occurs when a speaker asserts that some event must inevitably follow from another down a steep stope toward disaster
Slippery Slope
Argument for fallacies:

This argumemt asserts that a complicated question has only two answers when in reality more exist
False Dilemma
Argument for fallacies:

This argument rests on the assumption that because an authority figures says something is true, then it must be
Appeal To Authority
Argument for fallacies:

This argument occurs when speakers introduce irrelevant information into an argument in an attempt to mask the real issue under discussion
Red Herring
Compliance gaining strategy:

This strategy requires that a speaker sends two messages. The first makes a request that is relatively small that most people will agree to. The second request is much more than the initial.
Foot-in-the-door (FITD)
Compliance gaining strategies:

This strategy begins with an initial request that is so large, its rejected by most. After the rejection, the source proceeds with a second, moderate request.
Door-in-the-face ((DITF)
Compliance gaining strategies:

This argument basically means this for that, give and take.
Compliance gaining strategies:

This argument uses trickery or force to gain compliance.
Provide the persuasive speech outline.
1- attention getter
2- need (relevence, credibility)
3- satisfaction (criterion)
4- visualization (persuading is done)
5- action (tell them to go out and do something)