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Speech and Communication Resources for MDC Students


Outline Samples

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Getting Started

Speech Textbook

Recommended Websites

Speech Styles

Analyzing Techniques

Student Speeches for Analysis Series

A three-part series observing and analyzing speech techniques that students can implement in their own speeches. These videos feature: introductions to informative and persuasive speeches, a variety of speech-related topics and techniques, and a sampling of speeches from outstanding to very weak.

Available on Films of Demand.


Infographic of Top five Presentation Dos and Don'ts. Learn Your Material, Don't read from slides, Do know the machine. Don't assume the machine. Do tell them a story. Don't get too far off topic. Do keep it simple. Don't overdo it. Do use visual help. Don't get too wordy