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Listen • Speak • Engage San José State University Communication Studies COMM 20 N, Section 1, (27466), Spring 2010 Instructor: Elizabeth S. Harris Office location: Clark 240E Telephone: 408-924-5395 Email: Elizabeth_Harris@sjsu.edu Office hours: M/W 7-7:30, M 2-6 and by arrangement Class days/time: M/W Noon-1:15 Classroom: Clark 243 GE/SJSU Studies Category GE: A1, Basic Skills, Oral Communication Catalog Description Public speaking for the nonnative speaker. Principles of rhetoric applied to oral communication: selecting, analyzing, adapting, organizing and delivering ideas effectively with an intercultural emphasis Succeeding in this Class  At SJSU, students are expected to spend two hours outside of class for every one hour of class time. Because this is a three unit class, you can expect to spend a minimum of six hours per week in addition to time spent in class and on scheduled tutorials or activities. Special projects or assignments may require additional work for the course. Careful time management will help you keep up with readings and assignments and enable you to be successful in all of your courses. Course Goals Effective public speaking skills are essential for members of a democratic society. In this course, you will develop strategies for designing well-organized, researched, extemporaneous speeches on topics of social significance adapted to a diverse audience. The speaking engagements, in-class activities, small group discussions and speeches allow you to practice your oral communication skills as well as observe and evaluate those of others. Readings, lectures, written assignments and class discussions serve as resources for you as you develop your public speaking abilities and become more at ease when addressing an audience. Course Learning Objectives After successfully completing this course, you will: LO1. Identify and assess socially significant and intellectual topics, then compose and deliver extemporaneous oral presentations on those topics. LO2. Engage in critical and analytical listening LO3. Analyze audiences, adapt oral presentations to audiences and use that information to accomplish the purpose of the speech. COMM 20N, Public Speaking for Nonnative Speakers Spring 2010 page 1 of 6 
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Listen • Speak • Engage LO4. Assume the ethical responsibilities of the public speaker, including basic understanding of the economic, legal and social issues surrounding the access and use of information. Required Texts and Readings Textbook Coopman, S. & Lull, J. (2009). Public speaking. The evolving art. USA; Wadsworth ISBN 978-0- 534-6372709. Other equipment requirements (if needed)
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