Essay On Peer-Introduction Speech

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1. Who is the student you interviewed in a mediated setting for the Peer-Introduction Speech? Did you know the student prior to this course?

For the Peer- Introduction Speech, I had the pleasure of interviewing Ananya Kattimanj. I did not know her prior to this course.

2. What key information did you gather and discover about the student (the interviewee) during the mediated interview in terms of demographics, likes/dislikes, values, attitudes, goals, affiliations, etc., that contributes to the class "audience analysis"? Please explain and give examples.

I found it really interesting that Ananya moved to the United States from India when she was just 6 years old. She is one of the many students that make Rutgers University a diverse school. Although she moved to a new
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What software tool did you use to conduct the peer-interview (e.g., Skype, FaceTime, Google Hangouts, etc.)? Be sure to include screenshots of the mediated interview between the student and you including the software logo/tools (if doable with the device) to visibly prove the mediated software was used for the Peer-Introduction…show more content…
In the professional world, this would not have been acceptable. If we were speaking in person, this problem would not have come up. If we had any follow up questions after the FaceTime, we would text each other. A FaceTime interview was perceived as more informal than it would have if we were to meet in person. Face-to-face conversations gives the interviewers the ability to take note on nonverbals such as body gestures. If it were in person, I probably would have been more focused on my body gestures, postures and my tone of voice. The similarities between conducting interview in-person and through a mediated context is that the interviewers must be prepared with questions to ask ahead of time. This is crucial to get the information needed and to not waste anyone’s

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