Speech Communication for Educators
Course Description:This course is designed to help future teachers become more effective communicators, particularly through the medium of public speaking, with emphasis on the demands specific to the education profession. Also, the demands of conveying such information to public or private school students will be emphasized. Open to Chipola College School of Teacher Education applicants only.
ENC 1101 and ENC 1102 with grades of “C” or higher
Required textbooks/ course materials:
No textbook required
Students learn the fundamental principles of speech communication. They learn to research, outline, and prepare written speeches. Unit one of the textbook will be read and discussed. Tests will cover course material. Speeches will be assigned and delivered.
Students focus on communication in educational settings, speaker/listener contexts, group dynamics, interpersonal and intercultural interactions, etc. Unit two of the textbook will be read and discussed. Tests will cover course material. Speeches will be assigned and delivered.
Topics related to communication in the educational setting will be discussed. Unit three of the textbook will be read and discussed. Tests will cover course material. Speeches will be assigned and delivered.
Class discussion of semester experiences. Final examination will be given.
Final course grades will be determined as follows:
Final Exam, 25%
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
SPC 2017 is not a General Education core course.
Course-level learning outcomes:
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Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
Textbook assignments, discussions, and tests to determine degree of mastery of communication skills.
Students present speeches to members of the speech class. The instructor’s critique, and students’ feedback are used constructively to improve speaking skills
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