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COMM 101: Fundamentals of Public Speaking - Valparaiso

Persuasive topics answer a question or argue a point of view. The goal is to sway your audience to your way of thinking. Below are some broad categories you can consider for your persuasive speech: 

  • Education
  • Laws
  • Health & Medicine
  • Politics
  • Science & Technology
  • Economy
  • Society & Culture

Use the Library Research Guide below to see how to search library resources like Opposing Viewpoints in Context to find materials for your persuasive speeches.