Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Issues & Controversies Library Guide
Find information about current events and debatable topics.
Writing Guide: Informative Speaking
Learn about the purposes and types of informative speeches, writing and delivering informative speeches, and about the parts of informative speeches. From Colorado State University.
A nonprofit organization providing resources for critical thinking and to educate without bias.
How to give a good speech
Types of Speeches
YOU HAVE TO GIVE A SPEECH! Don't panic. This guide will offer resources for research.
Informative Speech- communicates knowledge and understanding about a process, event, person, place, object, or concept.
Persuasive Speech - message attempts to shape, change, or reinforce an audience's thoughts, feelings or actions.