Introduction to Communication Analysis

This event is perhaps the most fascinating and least glamorous of all individual events. In this speech, the student is to explain how a particular communication phenomena has been effective. Students explore these possibilities with the tools of rhetorical criticism....

Introduction to Speech to Entertain

Speeches to entertain are created for the sole purpose of laughter. Winning speeches to entertain teach the audience something in between the laughs. It is a light hearted way to express social commentary. This event is like a special episode of Clueless, in between...

Introduction to Informative

Informative speeches are the teaching speeches. Students are encouraged to find topics about new medical break throughs, technological advances, or a growing social concern. Students must research and include a minimum of ten source cites in each speech. The use of...

Introduction to Persuasion

Persuasive speeches are concerned with changing the audiences’ behavior. While, it is necessary and worthwhile to explore attitude and belief changes, winning persuasions are typically those that we can immediately do. Persuasive speech topics should be selected on...