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RHCS 100: Public Speaking (HOBGOOD): Persuasive Presentation

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Public Opinion Resources

Find data regarding the public's attitude toward social issues, policies, and politicians.

Government Information

Government information resources provide in-depth descriptions of policies and decision-making,with some focus on the financial aspects.

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What is a Persuasive Presentation?

A persuasive presentation is a speech urging action to solve a problem.  The speaker must persuade the audience to make a specific decision that evidently supports the greater good. 

This speech requires use of extensive evidence to demonstrate to the audience why the advocated solution is the best one.

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Policy Research Resources

These resources focus on the outcomes of implemented policies and arguments for changes in policies.