Communication Discussion

Communication Discussion


In this discussion, you will share a personal experience you had being persuaded by a speaker.


  • Analyze the goals and guidelines of a persuasive speech.
  • Explore the three types of persuasive speeches and the fallacies of logical, emotional, and credibility appeals.


Step 1: Respond to the following:

  • Consider a time when you listened to a persuasive speech and felt moved in beliefs, attitudes, values, or actions. Share how the speaker persuaded you. Why was the speaker effective, in your opinion?
  • Fallacies of argument are common in persuasive speeches. Which fallacy do you feel is the most common in our culture right now? Why?

Be sure to cite any outside sources in current APA format.

Requirements: 1-2 paragraphs

the book used in class is DeVito, J.A. (2020) Essentials Of Human Communication 10th edition chapters 13 & 14

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