SPE 180 Syllabus TF 8

SPE 180 Syllabus TF 8 - Public Speaking and Rhetorical...

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Public Speaking and Rhetorical Analysis SPE 180.02, TF 8:00 – 9:50 a.m. Fall 2007 Professor: Kristen Reid Office: CCB 217 Office Phone: x 6802 Home Phone: (310) 413-5504 (home, call before 10:00 p.m.) E-mail: Kristen.Reid@pepperdine.edu Office Hours: Monday/Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Tuesday/Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Other hours available by appointment . Course Catalog Description: An introduction to the principles of public speaking and rhetorical analysis of public discourse. Practice in preparation and delivery of speeches with an introduction to rhetorical theory and criticism. Application of the theory of public discourse to representative speaking situations. University Mission Statement: Pepperdine is a Christian university committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service and leadership. Pepperdine University Affirms: THAT GOD IS That God is revealed uniquely in Christ That the educational process may not, with impunity, be divorced from the divine process That the student, as a person of infinite dignity, is the heart of the educational enterprise That the quality of student life is a valid concern of the University That truth, having nothing to fear from investigation, should be pursued relentlessly in every discipline That spiritual commitment, tolerating no excuse for mediocrity, demands the highest standards of academic excellence That freedom, whether spiritual, intellectual, or economic, is indivisible That knowledge calls, ultimately, for a life of service
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Course in Relation to Pepperdine’s Mission Statement: Public Speaking and Rhetorical Analysis is uniquely positioned to achieve this mission. In this course you will learn how to formulate your own opinions and communicate them effectively to both small and large groups. This will prepare you for a life where you are capable of leading and inspiring others. Additionally, this course invites open discourse about a variety of Christian and secular topics that you will be asked to reflect on, particularly as they relate to the responsibility of a Christian leader in today’s society. Required Materials: Michael Osborn and Suzanne Osborn. Public Speaking , Seventh Edition Custom Edition from Pearson Publishing, 2006. SD 2 Gigabyte Flash Memory Card. This card will be used to record your speeches. Please do not purchase the SDHC card, it is incompatible with our cameras. Please do not use the memory card for anything except recording speeches until the semester is over. Recommended Materials: I recommend you also purchase the SD/MMC card reader. This will allow you to transfer the data from your memory card to a computer. I also highly recommend you purchase a style manual such as APA or MLA.
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