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Lomas – SPCH 1311SPEECH 1311 INTRODUCTION OF SPEECH COMMUNICATIONINSTRUCTOR:LE-LU JEWELL DAVIS-LOMASEMAIL ADDRESS:[email protected]PHONE #:(713) 298 – 9415DEPT. CHAIRDR. WADE HESCHT, SPEECHPHONE #:(281) 618-5641TEXTBOOK:Human Communication: The Basic CourseJoseph A.DeVitoCREDIT HOURS:ThreeCourse Transfer:This course should transfer to all four-year colleges and degreeprograms. If you have concerns regarding this or any other course, you should contactthe counseling center of the college or university to which you will transfer.Pre-Requisite:NoneCourse Content:Goals and ObjectivesIdentify self-concept.Evaluate personal communication skills.Encode and decode messages.Demonstrate improvement in critical thinking skills.Recognize and analyze verbal and nonverbal messages.Examine and demonstrate the ethics of communication.Identify, analyze and demonstrate improved interpersonalcommunication skills.Recognize and evaluate the dynamics of small group communication.Select topics appropriate for communication.Appraise and analyze prospective audiences.Demonstrate research skills necessary for effective communication.Apply appropriate organizational skills for effective communication.Select and incorporate supporting materials.Identify a variety of styles of delivery.Demonstrate effective techniques of delivery.Grading Policy:Each assignment will be allotted specific point values as afunction of the importance of the assignment. The student’s objective is to achieve themaximum number of points. Grades will be determined on the basis of the followingpercentages:90% of the total possible points = A80% of the total possible points = B70% of the total possible points = C60% of the total possible points = DAnything less than 60% = F1 |P a g e
Lomas – SPCH 1311Extra credit may be offered at the instructor’s discretion.SPEECH 1311COURSE DESCRIPTION AND LEARNING OUTCOMESSPEECH(SPCH)SPCH 1311 Introduction to CommunicationIntroduces basic human communication principles and theories embedded in a variety ofcontexts including interpersonal, small group, and public speaking.Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion of this course, students will:1.Apply the principles of human communication including: perception, verbalcommunication, non-verbal communication, listening, and audience analysis.2.Demonstrate how to establish and maintain relationships through the use ofinterpersonal communication.3.Apply small group communication skills including: problem solving, group roles,leadership styles, and cohesiveness.4.Develop, research, organize, and deliver formal public speeches.5.Recognize how to communicate within diverse environments.6.Demonstrate understanding of visual communication as it pertains to the field ofcommunication.

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