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Presentation with Speaker's Notes on the Rhetorical Triangle

Beware: The AIM Triangle is NOT the Rhetorical Triangle!

Imagine you have been asked to prepare a presentation with speaker's notes on the Rhetorical Triangle for the following group of students:

Audience: Fifty students who have neither seen the Classroom Materials nor read the readings for this unit.

Topics: The Rhetorical Triangle, the speaker, the audience, the topic/setting

Rhetorical Triangle: The dynamic relationship among the speaker, the audience, and the topic/setting is known as the Rhetorical Triangle. The rhetorical triangle is comprised of three primary elements: the speaker, the audience, and the topic/setting. The shape and form of the rhetorical act or presentation is driven by these three primary elements.

The Speaker: The actual individual speaking

The Audience: Who will actually be attending in addition to those who may not be present but will be influenced by or have access to the content of the presentation

The Topic/Setting: Remember that the setting includes both the physical place and the social/cultural backdrop of the content of the presentation.

Create a simple 5-10 slide PowerPoint presentation with notes that will relay the key points to this audience. Your presentation should contain the following elements:

- Bulleted lists
- Numbered lists
- Each slide will need notes

Solution Summary

This solution provides help in the preparation of a presentation on the Rhetorical Triangle using point form and information for notes are also provided. A diagram of the three components e.g. audience, speaker, topic of the Rhetorical Triangle is included.