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9 Cards in this Set

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what is the definition of public speaking?
one person prepares and performs a speech for a group that listens, usu S interrupting the speaker's flow of ideas
what are the 3 elements of communication competence (competence in general?)
motivation, knowledge, skill
what are the 4 communication skills?
listen effectively, present ideas clearly, think critically, exude enthusiasm
what is rhetoric
the study of persuasion in its various forms, often used negatively
what is culture
integrated system of learned beliefs, values, attitudes, and behaviors, and norms that a group accepts and passes along from older to newer members
what we mentally accept as true, or reject as false
underlying evaluations of what is important and moral
predisposition to evaluate, (+ or -) persons, objects, symbols
how are actions influenced
beliefs influence values, which influence attitudes, which influence actions