Effective Public Speaking
001, 002, 003, 004, 005
Course Description:This course covers the preparation and presentation of speeches for business, social and professional occasions. Speech principles and problems will be dealt with in regard to the development and use of the speaking voice.
ENC 1101 or instructor’s approval
Dr. Carol Saunders
Required textbooks/ course materials:
Verderber, Rudolph, F. The Challenge of Effective Speaking. 17th edition. Cengage Learning, 2018. ISBN: 9781337574389
See first-day handout.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
SPC 2608 is not a General Education core course.
Course-level learning outcomes:
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Skills Performance and Demonstration, Teacher Observations, Writing Assignments, Reports/Presentations
Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
The course material will be provided through textbook assignments and class discussions. The course is largely application, a laboratory course. The student learns to speak by speaking frequently. Periodic conferences between instructor and students will be scheduled as appropriate. These are designed to effectively communicate to the students their standing in class and to provide them with an opportunity to discuss course work with the instructor. Instructor and peer critiques will provide beneficial feedback.
1) Prepare and deliver various speeches
2) Attend college-sponsored cultural events involving speakers, story tellers, or performers as available
3) Evaluate their own speeches as well as those of classmates
4) Participate in classroom activities
5) Complete Canvas speech modules
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