COMM 198 10-1 - Listen Speak Engage San Jos State U...

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COMM 198 Applied Activity 2009-2010 1 San José State U Communication Studies Comm 198 Applied Activities – Forensics Instructor: Genelle Austin-Lett Office location: HGH 214 Telephone: 408-924-5382 Email: [email protected] Office hours: T 12-1:30; 5-6 PM M/W on-line 9:00-9:30PM or by appointment Catalog Description Practical application of communication theory to real world settings to provide meaningful applied capstone experiences. Students demonstrate proficiency in the critical application of core communication requirements to speech acts and contexts outside the traditional classroom. Credit/No credit. 1 unit. Succeeding in this Class At SJSU, students are expected to complete a minimum of fifty hours of work. Schedule meetings with me to so I can see the progress of your projects. Careful time management is essential for completing everything in a timely fashion. Course Goals The Forensics option is part of the Senior Project/Applied Activity required for graduation for majors in the department of Communication Studies. Its purpose is to provide Communication Studies majors with practical experience, with faculty supervision, and scholarly reflection. The Forensics option provides students with an opportunity to utilize their speaking, reasoning, and listening abilities outside the college classroom. In some cases where individuals have had extensive competitive experience, they will be required to conduct workshops, design and instruct in the construction of case briefs and other platform speaking activities, as well as coach speech and debate and judge at an intercollegiate tournament. Provide students in a liberal arts program with meaningful opportunities to apply classroom experiences to real world settings. Allow students to demonstrate proficiency in the critical application of core requirements to speech acts and contexts. Bridge academic expectations and professional experience. Provide practical experience outside of the traditional classroom. Create opportunities for students to serve the campus or other communities by the appropriate application for knowledge gained in the major. To provide opportunities for students to demonstrate proficiency in communication related areas in
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COMM 198 10-1 - Listen Speak Engage San Jos State U...

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