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Fundamentals of Oral Communication (29-102)

What's in this guide?

Magazines vs. journals

  • "Periodicals" = magazines, newspapers, journal articles in scholarly, academic publications


  • Method for generating a search using concept map topics and sub-topics

Informative speech

  • Recommended databases for finding books/eBooks and articles to use in informative speeches

Persuasive speech

  • Recommended databases for locating articles to use in persuasive speeches


  • Examples of references and in text citations
  • Helpful books and Web sites for references and in text citations

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