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SYLLABUS sections 1801 & 3301

SYLLABUS sections 1801 & 3301 - COMM 107 Oral...

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COMM 107 - Oral Communication: Principles and Practices Spring 2012 Section 3301: Tu/Th 2:00 – 3:15pm, Class Location PLS1161 Instructor: Lois Lipman Office Location: Skinner Building, Room 2108 Office Hours: Tuesday 10:00 – 12:00 or by Appointment E-Mail: [email protected] About Your Instructor Lois Lipman is a documentary filmmaker who worked for twelve years internationally developing stories for CBS 60 Minutes and for British television, including the BBC. Her focus was to find the unforgettable human story that also got viewers to care about bigger issues. Her stories won an Emmy, Best Documentary from American Women in Radio and Television and a Peabody Award. More recently she returned to school with a scholarship and received her M.F.A. from American University. Her thesis film won a number of awards including the prestigious CINE Golden Eagle. Professor Lipman has also worked as a radio journalist and as media liaison for the environmental nonprofit Bioneers. Learning Outcomes Demonstrate an understanding of the role of oral communication in academic, social, and professional endeavors Demonstrate effectiveness in using verbal and nonverbal language appropriate to the goal and the context of the communication Demonstrate an ability to listen carefully Demonstrate an ability to communicate interpersonally and interculturally with others in conversation, interview, and group discussion contexts Demonstrate competency in planning, preparing, and presenting effective oral presentations Use effective presentation techniques including presentation graphics Course Materials Berko, R. M., Wolvin, A. D., & Wolvin, D. R. (2010). Communicating: A social, career and cultural focus . (11th ed.). Boston: Allyn & Bacon. Pack of 50 3” x 5” ruled index cards 1
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Classroom Policies Please wear professional attire to class when you are scheduled to present. Your presentations will be recorded. I encourage you to visit the Media Center (located on the 2nd floor of Skinner) so that you can get feedback from a coach prior to speech day. Remember to turn off your cell phones and PDAs before entering the classroom. (Feel free to add policies about cell phone use and/or laptop use in class.) You may not eat or chew gum in class. Given the topic and interactive nature of this course, on-time attendance at all class meetings is especially important. You are allowed two absences for a Tu/Th class “free” absences for any reason. After the second absence, you will lose two points off your Participation and Effort grade for each class meeting that you miss (unless your absence is excused). Please notify me before class if you need to leave early for any reason. There are no makeups for presentations or exams unless you were absent due to a religious holiday, illness, or universitysponsored activity. In the case of religious holidays or university-sponsored activities, you must provide written notification no later than one week prior to the absence . In the case of illnesses, you must provide appropriate documentation on
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