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Listen • Speak • Engage San José State University Communication Studies Comm 20, Public Speaking, Sec 41, Spring 2010 Instructor: Chris Lancaster Office location: HGH 207 Telephone: 408-924-5380 Email: christopher.lancaster@sjsu.edu Office hours: Mon, Tues & Wed 1700-1800; Fri 1400-1600 Class days/time: Mon 1800-2045 Classroom: DMH 354 GE/SJSU Studies Category A1: Core General Education: Oral Communication Catalog Description Principles of rhetoric applied to oral communication; selecting, analyzing, adapting, organizing and delivering ideas effectively. 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 Courses shall cultivate an understanding of the social, psychological, political and practical significance of communication, with special emphasis on the roles of public communication in a free society. Students will give oral presentations and be encouraged to develop their sense of voice, which means speaking with confidence in public forums in ways that reflect their unique perspective and identity. Students will learn and appreciate a range of public speaking styles and forms of eloquence, while respecting the freedom of expression of all members of the community. COMM 20, Public Speaking Spring 2010 page 1 of 7 
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Listen • Speak • Engage Course Learning Objectives After successfully completing this course, you will: LO1. identify and access socially significant and intellectual topics, then compose and deliver extemporaneous oral presentations on these 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 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.J., & Lull, J. (2009). Public speaking: The Evolving art . Boston: Wadsworth
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