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1 SYLLABUS: FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH COMMUNICATION 1113 FALL 2010 D EPARTMENT OF M ASS C OMMUNICATION U NIVERSITY OF C ENTRAL O KLAHOMA Instructor: Carole Miller, MA UCO Adjunct Office - MCOM 212A Mass Communication’s Office – MCOM 210 Primary Contact Number: 749-1500 (off-campus office) Adjunct Office Telephone: 974-5120 Departmental Telephone: 974-5303 Departmental Fax: 974-5125 Email: First Choice & Quickest Response: cmiller64@uco.edu Second Choice: UCONNECT Course email function Office Hours: M/W/F 9 A.M.-9:50 A.M. (Please call or email to make an appointment as my main office is off-campus) Classes meet in COM 121: CRN 13132 (MWF 10 AM-10 :50 AM) CRN 13135 (MWF 11 AM-11 :50 AM) CRN 13137 (MWF Noon-12 :50 PM) CRN 13139 (MWF 1-1 :50 PM) COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course introduces elements of speech and principles of effective speaking in public. Emphasis is placed on performance and skills in preparing and presenting a public speech. PREREQUISITES: None. COURSE OBJECTIVES/COMPETENCIES: Upon completion of the Fundamentals of Speech course, the learner will demonstrate increased competence in preparing, delivering, and evaluating public speeches responsibly and ethically in a culturally diverse society. Competency will be determined by successful completion of all assignments and by earning at least 70% of the points available in the course. Specific or Enabling Objectives Explore elements of communication and their role in effective communication Analyze the audience and adapt the speech to fit the audience Use appropriate criteria for selecting topics for speeches Recognize and use different types of supporting materials Develop and utilize credible research skills Organize speeches effectively with a well developed introduction, body, and conclusion Demonstrate the elements of effective speech delivery Develop the ability to effectively integrate multimedia to enhance public speaking Evaluate the effectiveness of his/her speaking experiences Develop and build a stronger sense of self-confidence and self-reliance in speaking situations REQUIRED TEXT : Lucus, S.E. (2009). The Art of Public Speaking (10th ed.). Boston: McGraw-Hill. MCOM 1113 Lucas Text can be purchased for a Kindle for 24.99, and, Kindle can be downloaded free to your PC--no Kindle needed. Below is the link to the website to download the Kindle to your pc. http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html/ref=kcp_pc_mkt_lnd?docId=1000426311
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2 REQUIRED RESOURCES AND SUPPLIES : Students will need to purchase a 4GB Standard SDHC Memory Card for the digital camera. (Cost ranges from $15.87 to $17.99 depending on where it is purchased.) If students possess their own camcorder, they may bring it to class on each day they present in lieu of purchasing the memory card. Students may need to purchase a Targus USB 2.0 Secure Digital/SDHC Card Reader/Writer in order to
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