Chapter 8: Researching Your Speech

Learning Objectives
  • Explain why research is fun and useful.
  • Differentiate between primary and secondary research.
  • Describe how to establish research needs before beginning research.
  • Identify appropriate academic and nonacademic sources.
  • Explain the steps for citing sources within a speech.
  • Differentiate between direct quotations and paraphrases of information within a speech.
  • Describe how to use sources ethically in a speech.
  • Explain twelve strategies for avoiding plagiarism.
Learning Objectives

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