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COMM 101: Fundamentals of Public Speaking - Valparaiso

Informational topics are objects, events, concepts that you can describe or explain. Here are some broad categories to help you get started on your topic: 

  • Historical Events
  • Places you've visited or want to visit
  • People you admire: Artists, Actors, Politicians, etc. 
  • Books, Movies, TV Shows, Music you enjoy
  • Animals
  • Diseases or conditions
  • Holiday celebrations
  • Sports

Use the Library Research Guide below to see how to search library resources like Credo Reference and the Discovery! search tool to find materials for your informative speeches.