By Dan O'Hair

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ENHANCE YOUR CAREER AS A STUDENT Preparing speeches involves numerous skills that you can use in other courses. Many forms of writing or composition, for example, also require that you research topics, analyze audiences, support and prove claims, and select patterns for organizing ideas. In addition, courses as diverse as engineering and art history include an oral-presentation component. Students in technical disciplines and the sciences are often called upon to explain complex information clearly and accessibly.

Small group communication involves a small number of people who can see and speak directly with one another. Mass communication occurs between a speaker and a large audience of unknown people. In mass communication the receivers of the message are not present with the speaker, or are part of such an immense crowd that there can be little or no interaction between speaker and listener. Television, radio news broadcasts, and mass rallies are examples of mass communication. In public speaking a speaker delivers a message with a specific purpose to an audience of people who are present during the delivery of the speech.

Even seemingly effortless communicators such as Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Marian Wright Edelman, founder of the Children’s Defense Fund, have worked hard — perhaps hardest of all — to achieve good results. Similarly, the student activist who convinces the college administration to divest its shares from companies that support the government of Sudan, the lab worker who clearly describes his or her latest experiment to colleagues, and the PTA parent who builds a groundswell of GETTING STARTED Learning to Speak in Public 1 opposition to lengthening the school year all succeed because they have devoted time and effort to preparing their speeches.

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