Public Speaking as Public Dialogue. Cindy L. Griffin Colorado State University Public Speaking Online Lecture Series February 26, 2003. Overview: Public Speaking As Public Dialogue. What is public speaking as public dialogue? Service learning Invitational speaking Benefits.
Cindy L. Griffin
Colorado State University
Public Speaking Online Lecture Series
February 26, 2003
Understand that culture has a powerful affect on communication
You see the audience members as holding valid perspectives and positions that are worthy of exploration.
Recognize that the views of the audience, although different from the speaker’s, have inherent value.
Recognize that the members of your audience are experts in their own lives, or that people know what is best for them and have the right to make choices about their lives based on this knowledge.
You invite an audience to see the world as you do and to understand issues from your perspective.
You attempt to engage your audience in a discussion about an idea, concern, topic, or plan of action.