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RHCS 100: Public Speaking (HOBGOOD): Invitational Rhetoric
Invitational Rhetoric is a speech format designed to invite an audience to learn about a critical controversy. The speaker must demonstrate to the audience that the controversy is indeed critical. This speech introduces a topic as a controversy and provides explanation of the various "sides" surrounding the topic, including the areas of contention.
In this assigned speech, the speaker will faciliate a conversation with the audience after the introduction of the controversy. After this discussion, the speaker will conclude with a brief summary of what appears to be the underlying issues surrounding the topic.
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