Objective: The preparation and presentation of this speech will increase your understanding of the basic principles of persuasive and/or informative speaking, outlining to speak, audience analysis, the use of presentation aids, and basic delivery skills. Special emphasis and grading criteria will be on the organizational methodology selected. Do not be tempted to copy a speech from YouTube as that will be considered plagiarism and subject to a penalty
You will deliver a 6-8 minute persuasive or informational TED Talk using a persuasive or informational organizational method. If it is persuasive, the purpose of this speech is to reinforce or change the beliefs, attitudes, and/or actions of the audience. If it is informational, the purpose is to share knowledge with your audience.