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Fundamentals of Speech Fall 2019 Department of Mass Communication College of Liberal Arts University of Central Oklahoma Syllabus COURSE NUMBER: MCOM 1113 Course Reference Number: 11829 Class Time: 12:30 p.m.- 1:45 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday Class Room: COM 121 Instructor: Dr. David M. Duty Office Location: COM 148-A Office Telephone: 974-5459 Departmental Telephone: 974-5303 Departmental Fax: 974-5125 Office Hours: Monday 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. & 5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. Tuesday 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. or by appointment E-mail: [email protected] * Dr. Duty’s Mantra: When in Doubt, Read the Syllabus* COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course introduces elements of speech and principles of effective speaking in public. Emphasis is placed on performance and skills in preparing and presenting a public speech. PREREQUISITES: None. The University of Central Oklahoma is committed to transformative education through active engagement in the teaching-learning interchange, scholarly and creative pursuits, leadership, global competency, healthy lifestyles, and service to others. This course addresses 3 of the university’s transformative learning goals: Leadership : The ability to speak articulately to a group is vital to effective leadership. The confidence to speak up when a situation or problem arises is also needed in a strong leader. Learning the basic skills of persuasive speaking is necessary for effective leaders. Health and Wellness : Students will understand the relationship between controlled communication anxiety and reaching personal and professional goals. Anxiety about public speaking is related to communication avoidance. However, by avoiding communication, steps that help achieve goals are also avoided. Students will learn techniques and gain experiences that will reduce anxiety in future communication situations. Civic Engagement : While learning persuasive speaking, students will be asked to analyze current societal problems, discover solutions to those problems, and convince others to become part of the solution. COURSE OBJECTIVES/COMPETENCIES: Upon completion of the Fundamentals of Speech course, the learner will demonstrate increased competence in preparing, delivering, and evaluating public speeches responsibly and ethically in a culturally diverse society. Competency will be determined by successful completion of all assignments and by earning at least 70% of the points available in the course.
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2 Specific or Enabling Objectives Explore elements of communication and their role in effective communication Analyze the audience and adapt the speech to fit the audience Use appropriate criteria for selecting topics for speeches Recognize and use different types of supporting materials Develop and utilize credible research skills Organize speeches effectively with a well-developed introduction, body, and conclusion Demonstrate the elements of effective speech delivery Develop the ability to effectively integrate multimedia to enhance public speaking
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