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CMST 1545 - Communication Foundations: Choosing A Topic

Resources for research projects & speeches

Focus

How broad or specific is your topic? Make sure that you focus your topic enough so that you can thoroughly discuss it within the amount of time you have for your speech.

Word Cloud

Example of word cloud of topics

Online Resources

Use these links for resources to help you choose a topic and make sure it neither too broad nor too narrow.

Speech Topics

Example of Venn diagram on choosing a topic from what you know, what you love, and about what the audience cares

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