Public Speaking class. No word requirement – please read her instructions below. I am attaching PPT slides from Chapter 1 & 2
Given that this is course is taught exclusively on line, you need to read and understand material that is presented.
Please read Chapters 1 and 2 as indicated on the syllabus and then submit the five most important items found in each chapter. Large essays are not necessary; responses should contain enough content for the instructor to know comprehension of material is achieved.
Essays are not expected. Robust bullet points are acceptable. Please be thoughtful as you craft your bullet points in your own words
Sections 2.1 & 2.2
Battling Nerves and the Unexpected and What Is Communication Apprehension?
“The fear or anxiety associated with either real or anticipated communication with another person or persons” (James C. McCroskey).
Psychological Response to Evaluation
The psychological response quickly becomes physical.
The body’s circulatory and adrenal systems shift into overdrive, preparing us to function at maximum physical efficiency – the “Flight or fight” response.
Our hearts may pound, our hands may feel clammy, we may feel “butterflies” in our stomachs, or experience other symptoms.
We may become so anxious that we fear we will forget our own name and be unable to present the main points of our own sp