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Commun 1200 - Public Speaking

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Wednesday January 24 2018 1 01 PM What are ethics In public speaking ethics are rules and values that a group defines to guide conduct and distinguish between right and wrong What does it mean to be an ethical speaker Ethics influence what you include in your speech the research you conduct and the way you write out the material Approaches to EthicsThere are three ways to consider an ethical decision 1 Ethical Absolutism people should exhibit the same behavior in all situations 2 Situational Ethics a shift code that suggests that ethics can vary depending on the situation at hand 3 Cultural Relativism ethical variations across societies Legality and Ethicality Just because something is legal that does not always make it OK ethical Types of Dishonesty in Speaking Half truths False Inference Evidence out of context Omissions leaving info out Lying Using citations Quoting Omissions leaving info out Lying Using citations Quoting Paraphrasing When citations are unnecessary Common knowledge info widely known and disseminated in a variety of sources



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