Informative Speech Outline Instructions
You are required to create an informative speech delivery outline for your first speech. This speech is an assessment of the skills and abilities that you acquired from the chapters on public speaking provided in the required course text, as well as within the content modules and supporting information. You are required to use the topic that you posted in the discussion boards from Learning Module Two. You are also required to research your speech and locate at least two different sources from the CCBC Library to integrate into your speech. You cannot use Wikipedia, About.com or E-how. If you decide to use sources from the Internet, remember to evaluate your sources.
Learning Module Objectives:
Students will be able to construct a speaker’s outline that utilizes public speaking organization patterns.
Students will be able to choose relevant supporting materials that will help make their point clear, interesting and memorable.
Students will be able to incorporate research from appropriate academic resources to develop a message.
Students will be able to construct a bibliography.
Format: You must have four sections of your outline (Introduction, Body, Conclusion and Bibliography) and each section must have the appropriate heading. This outline must be in full sentence format.
The Introduction and Conclusion must have capital letters next to each of the elements in the section. Each element must be on a separate line. The main points in the body of the outline must have Roman numerals and the supporting details must have uppercase letters. The supporting details and sub-supporting details must be Arabic numbers and lowercase letters. You can review the sample outlines in the Learning Module Two – Public Speaking Tools folder. Just remember that you have to adjust your outline to this assignment.
Nonverbal behavior: Indicate nonverbal signals throughout your outline.
Introduction: You must have the following elements in the introduction. First, attention getter/grabber, second: credibility, third: thesis and last: preview. Each element must be separate and have an uppercase letter next to it. Please see the example below: