General COMM Resources
|Guides for Speech Preparation and Delivery
Speech Archives: Text, Audio, and Video
& Bacon Public Speaking Support Website
Created and managed by Allyn & Bacon, publisher of the text used in COMM 2201
- Online PowerPoint Tutorials
Try one of these online guides for learning the basics of
creating visual aids with Powerpoint.
Writing and Referencing Style Guides
100 American Speeches of the 20th Century
A complete index to and partial database of full text transcriptions
of the 100 most significant American political speeches
of the 20th century, according to 137 leading scholars of
American public address. Thirty percent of the speeches
are available in their entirety in audio (mp3 or Real Audio)
A comprehensive and very useful web site managed by Dr.
Michael E. Eidenmuller fro the University of Texas-Tyler.
- Online Speech Bank: a growing online database of 5000+
full text audio and video (streaming) clips.
- Rhetorical Figures in Sound: 200+ short audio clips
illustrating stylistic figures of speech.
- Movie Speeches: full text, audio and video database
of over 120 Hollywood movie speeches.
- Fun learning exercises as well as other helpful links
related to the study of rhetoric.
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