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Ch. 14 Using Visual Aids

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graph
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a visual aid used to show statistical trends and patterns
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line graph
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a graph that uses one or more lines to show changes in statistics over time or space
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pie graph
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a graph that highlights segments of a circle to show simple distribution patterns.
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bar graph
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a graph that uses vertical or horizontal bars to show comparisons among two or more items.
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chart
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a visual aid that summarizes a large block of information, usually in list form.
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font
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a complete set of type of the same design.
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What are the major advantages of using visual aids in your speeches?
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People find a speaker’s message more interesting, grasp it more easily, and retain it longer. It can enhance every aspect of a speech. A speaker will come across as being well prepared, more credible, and more professional. it can help a speaker combat stage fright. heighten audience interest, shift attention from speaker.
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What kinds of visual aids might you use in a speech?
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Objects and Models; Photographs and drawings; Graphs; Charts; Video; The speaker; PowerPoint
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What factors should you consider when planning to use PowerPoint in a speech?
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Pluses and minus of PowerPoint and planning to use PowerPoint.
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What guidelines are given in the chapter for preparing visual aids?
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1. Prepare visual aids well in advance; 2. Keep visual aids simple; 3. Make sure visual aids are large enough; 4. Use a limited amount of text; 5. Use fonts effectively; 6. Use color effectively; 7. Use images strategically;
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What guidelines are given in the chapter for presenting visual aids?
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1. Display visual aids where listeners can see them; 2. Avoid passing visual aids among the audience; 3. display visual aids only while discussing them; 4. Explain visual aids clearly and concisely; 5 Talk to your audience, not to your visual aid; 6. Practice with your visual aids