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Speech - COMM101 - Bosa

How to use this guide

This research guide is designed to help you find outside sources for Speech class. The gray tabs will take you to pages with information on different parts of the research process. You can use the Next and Previous buttons at the bottoms of the pages to move between them. You can also follow these links to a specific page:

Your assignments

Informative Speech: To convey information with the goal of broadening your audience’s understanding of your topic.  

4-5 minute speech

Use 3 outside sources minimum. Traditional and web resources or others relevant to the topic, including interviews.

These can be:

  • scholarly journal articles
  • reputable magazine and/or newspaper articles
  • trustworthy and high-level organizational websites
  • various forms of media (video, audio, etc.)
  • books
  • you may include interviews

You must provide works cited using MLA Format

 

Commemorative Speech: To pay tribute to a person and heighten your audience's admiration for them.

4-5 minute speech; typed manuscript required

Use 3 outside sources minimum. Traditional sources or others specific to the topic may include interviews.

 

Final Presentation - Persuasive Speech: To persuade the audience to donate to a service (non-profit) organization of your choice.

8-10 minute speech; PowerPoint presentation required​

5 outside sources minimum. Traditional and web resources or others relevant to the topic, including interviews.

These can be:

  • scholarly journal articles
  • reputable magazine and/or newspaper articles
  • trustworthy and high-level organizational websites
  • various forms of media (video, audio, etc.)
  • books
  • you may include interviews

You must provide works cited using MLA Format.