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Unformatted text preview: 1 AEE 3030: Effective Oral Communication Spring 2012 3 credit hours CSE A101 Tuesday & Thursday: Period 9, 4:05-4:55 Instructor: Jessica Blythe Department of Agricultural Education and Communication Office: 411 Rolfs Hall Phone: (352) 273-3425 Email: email@example.com Office hours : Wednesday & Thursday 8:00 am 10:00 am and by appointment Course description Effective oral communication is designed for any student with interests in enhancing their public speaking abilities. The class is divided into two overarching components: Lectures and Labs. Lectures focus on strategies and techniques for achieving public speaking success, while labs provide a unique opportunity to apply material learned in lecture. Course objectives Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following: Practice the 10 foundational components of effective speech delivery Use stress reducing tools to minimize speech anxiety Differentiate between impromptu, informative, persuasive, and group presentations Employ creative teaching tools and interest approaches via an audience-centered approach Identify effective nonformal teaching techniques Apply leadership, interview, and conversation strategies Speak with confidence! Course website and syllabus (login via Vista) http://lss.at.ufl.edu Recommended materials Teaching tools * Note: If you wish to develop a poster as part of your presentation, posters can be made in PowerPoint and printed in the Circa lab on campus. Sarah Burleson Ryan Conklin Brandi Phillips E-mail: Seburl88@ufl.edu firstname.lastname@example.org Brandikphillips@ufl.edu Office: Rolfs 408 Rolfs 406 Rolfs 406 Phone: 352-273-2095 325-273-2093 325-273-2093 Office Hours: Tuesday 9:15am- 10:15am Thursday 12:30 2:30pm Monday 10am Noon Tuesday 10am Noon Monday 11:45am-12:45 Thursday 12:30 2:30pm Labs: 0160, 0161,0162,0163 0164,0165,0166,0167 0170,0171,0179,0203 2 Description of lecture assignments Quizzes: Throughout the semester, 6 scheduled quizzes (20 points/quiz 1 and 25 points/quizzes 2-6) will be assigned, which are listed on the course schedule. These quizzes will occur through Sakai and will be open for 48 hours. There is no time limit for the quiz once you open it, but you must complete it before you close the document. The quiz questions will stem from the lectures. It is highly recommended that you take your quizzes in the Circa lab on campus as technical assistants there can verify if a technical problem has occurred. Logistics: No make-ups will be allowed for missed quizzes without documentation for a university excused absence. If you experience a technical problem during your quiz, please contact e-Learning at (352) 392-4357 and myself (Ms. Blythe) immediately! If you have not contacted me within the 48 hour quiz timeframe regarding technical problems, and cannot provide proof from e-Learning regarding the technical problem that occurred, you cannot receive any points for your quiz...
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