Invitational Speaking Argumentation

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Thought Essay #2 due tonight
  • Debate Reflections due tonight
  • Hardcopy of rough draft of outline due in two weeks in class
  • SATURDAY CLASS: No class next week
  • THURSDAY CLASS: No class next week; meet me during office hours or schedule appt (5pts.)

BACKGROUND

challenging traditional modes of argument

WHAT IS INVITATIONAL SPEAKING?

A type of public speaking in which a speaker enters a dialogue with the audience

Biggest priority is to understand and appreciate different positions, even if they are different from your own

Persuasion's goal = Agreement ; Invitational's goal = Exploration

Go to Invitational Speech Guidelines

THREE CONDITIONS

  • Equality: All perspectives are equally valid
  • Value: All perspectives have inherent value
  • Self-Determination: Everyone is an expert in their own life and can make their own decisions

INVITATIONAL LANGUAGE

  • Use "I" language
  • Affirmation
  • Ask questions

HOW TO ORGANIZE YOUR SPEECH

What is in an introduction?

How to organize the body

Discussion questions/Dialogue

What is in a conclusion

Go to 'Outline Requirements' & 'Sample Invitational Speech Outline'

WHAT ABOUT DELIVERY?

Go to 'Invitational Speech Evaluation'

CHOOSE GROUPS & TOPICS & APPOINTMENT TIME

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