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RHCS 100: Public Speaking (HOBGOOD): Informative Speaking
Provides excellent description of epideictic discourse, its structure and purpose.
What is an Informative Speech?
An informative speech seeks to introduce an audience with a topic of interest to the speaker. The goal is to engage the audience by demonstrating both the importance of topic and the speaker's qualified knowledge.
This speech format requires the speaker to prove his or her credibility and is done through the use of examples and evidence throughout the speech.
In-depth reports and background information on major current topics and policy issues.
Covering such topics as: social programs, health, social trends, criminal justice, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Complete summaries, pros and cons, bibliographies and background information are included in each report.; Full-text reports; charts; 1923 - present