8/29/2018Syllabus for Intro Speech Communication1/7Course SyllabusJump to TodayDel Mar CollegeSPCH 1311: Introduction to Speech CommunicationInstructor: Lisa CampbellOffice: 103F Memorial Classrooms"In Person" Office Hours:T/Th 10:30-11:30Virtual Office Hours: M/W 9:00-1:00 pm; Tues/Thurs 3:30-5:00 pm; Fri 9:00-10:00 amEmail: [email protected]Please note that the instructor of this course reserves the right to make adjustments in the assignments andformat of this course at any point within its duration. Such adjustments will only be made to enhance the courseand/or meet the unique learning needs of the enrolled students.Course Information for TransferCollege:Del Mar College101 E. BaldwinCorpus Christi, TX 78404Department:Communications, Languages, and ReadingCourse Title:Introduction to Speech CommunicationCourse Number:SPCH 1311Catalog Description:Introductory course in theories and practices of speech communication behavior inpublic communication situations. Includes listener and audience analysis with an emphasis on research,organization, and delivery of informative and persuasive presentations.Prerequisites:Successful completion of developmental English and Reading courses.Assessment Level:R3, E3, M1STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
8/29/2018Syllabus for Intro Speech Communication2/7SPCH 1311 addresses: (1) Principles of Communication, (2) Interpersonal Communication, (3) Communicatingin Groups and Teams, and Presentational Speaking.Using critical and creative thinking skills, SPCH 1311 students should be able to demonstrate the following bythe end of the course objectives (core exemplary objectives):1. To understand and demonstrate writing and speaking processes through invention, organization, draftingrevision, editing, and presentation2. To understand the importance of specifying audience and purpose and to select appropriate communicationchoices3. To understand and appropriately apply modes of expression, i.e., descriptive, expositive, narrative, scientific,and self-expressive, in written, visual, and oral communication4. To participate effectively in groups with emphasis on listening, critical and reflective thinking, and responding5. To understand and apply basic principles of critical thinking, problem solving, and technical proficiency in thedevelopment of exposition and argument6. To develop the ability to research and write a documented paper and/or to give an oral presentationAdditionally (course specific objectives):1. Practice effective listening strategies.