COMM 122 F16 Syllabus(3)

COMM 122 F16 Syllabus(3) - Lecturer Lecturer Scott D...

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Lecturer: Scott D. Plambek Credentials: M.A. – San Diego State University E-mail: [email protected] B.A. – CSU Channel Islands Office Hours: Available by appointment A.S. – Oxnard College on M/W between 11:00am – 12:00am. Office Hours Location: Contact me to schedule an appointment and select an on-campus meeting location. Course: COMM 122 – PUBLIC SPEAKING Course Number: 8805 Meeting Time: M/W 9:30am – 10:45 am Units: 3 Meeting Location: Building 24, Room 268 Semester: FALL 2016 Description: This course offers an opportunity for improvement in the basic process of public speaking to audiences in diverse settings. An introduction to rhetorical theory is included. Attention is given to the basic elements of topic selection, analysis of diverse audiences, research, organization, argumentation and delivery of speeches and presentations. Student Learning Outcomes: 1) Communication : Students will be able to demonstrate an ability to report and/or explain oral and written information appropriately 2) Critical Thinking: Ability to analyze problems, conceptualize theses, develop arguments, weigh evidence, and derive conclusions 3) Self Awareness and Interpersonal Skills: Ability to analyze one's own actions, to see others' perspectives and to work effectively with others in groups S. D. Plambek COMM 122 Course Lecturer 1
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Student Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of the course you will be able to… 000000001) Define, explain, and apply the principles of rhetorical theory. 2) Incorporate and demonstrate ethical practices in all phases of speech preparation. 3) Acquire, organize, interpret analyze and utilize research materials. 4) Analyze and adapt a speech topic to a variety of diverse audiences. 5) Develop a clear, cohesive thesis and create a concise speech outline. 6) Compose, organize and present to a live audience a variety of speeches, including but not limited to: informative and persuasive. 7) Recognize and demonstrate the characteristics of effective delivery. 8) Utilize visual aids, including electronic media, effectively in order to support speech content. 9) Analyze and evaluate live or recorded speeches. 10) Strengthen active listening skills 11) Recognize the elements of and demonstrate effective techniques for reducing communication apprehension. Required textbook: Title: “The Art of Public Speaking” Author: Stephen E. Lucas Edition: 12 th Publisher: McGraw-Hill ISBN-13: 9780073523910 ISBN: 0073523917 Exam Materials: Two Green Scantron forms (form no. 882-E) & a pencil. Other Materials: A reliable computer, internet access, and note-taking materials. Speech Materials: You will be required to print 4 (possibly 5) grade sheets for your speeches (one per speech, plus one group grade sheet). Copies of these can be found within the second half of this syllabus. Also, you will be expected to dress professionally during speeches. If you do not have “dress” clothes, then I recommend buying some for a few dollars from a thrift store.
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