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S10 COMM20 Sec 10 Holopainen

S10 COMM20 Sec 10 Holopainen - Listen Speak Engage SAN JOS...

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Listen • Speak • Engage SJSU, Spring 2010, COMM 20, Public Speaking, Section 10 page 1 of 6 SAN JOSÉ STATE UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATION STUDIES Comm 20 Public Speaking, Section 10, Spring 2010 Catalog Description Speaking principles of rhetoric applied to oral communication; selecting, analyzing, adapting, organizing and delivering ideas effectively. 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 and critique 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: L.O.1. identify and assess socially significant and intellectual topics, then compose and deliver extemporaneous oral presentations (using note cards or key-word outlines) on those topics, L.O.2. engage in critical and analytical listening, L.O.3. analyze audiences, adapt oral presentations to diverse audiences and use that information to accomplish the purpose of the speech, and L.O.4. 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. Course Materials TEXTS Sprague, J., Stuart, D., & Bodary, D. (2010). The speaker’s handbook, (9th Ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. Department of Communication Studies. (2009). Communication studies course packet, (4 th Ed.). Mason, OH: Thomson Custom Publishing. Kirszner, L. G. & Mandell, S. R. (2008). The pocket Wadsworth handbook, (4th Ed.). Boston: Wadsworth Cengage Learning. INTERNET ACCESS A regular access to the Internet and a computer with a text-editing program (e.g., MS Word) and an Adobe Acrobat reader (.pdf files) is necessary for accessing the course materials. See page 4 for Technology Resources. Instructor: Minna Holopainen Office location: HGH 259 Telephone: 408-924-5389 Email: [email protected] Office hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 1:15-2:15 PM, and by appointment Class days/time: Mondays and Wednesdays 12:00-1:15 PM Classroom: HGH 223 General Education category: A1
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Listen • Speak • Engage SJSU, Spring 2010, COMM 20, Public Speaking, Section 10 page 2 of 6 DESIRE TO LEARN CLASS WEBSITE This course has been selected for the Spring 2010 Desire2Learn Pilot Program. Rather than accessing this course in Blackboard CE 8, you will log in and participate in this course through Desire2Learn, San Jose State’s new online learning management system. This is a great opportunity to explore a new tool for online learning.
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