COMM 1315 001 Spring 2012 - COMM 1315.001 Multiple Sections...

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Unformatted text preview: COMM 1315.001 Multiple Sections of Public Speaking Spring 2012 MW 2:00 3:15 Instructor: Cheryl Spaniol Office: 334 Bay Hall Office Phone: 825-2179 Office Hours: M 3:15 6:15 T 3:15 4:15 W 3:15 4:15 (Also by appointment) Email: Chery1.Spaniol@tamucc.edu Please use this email address ONLY if Blackboard is down. Assistants/Contact Information: All Assistants are located on the 3 rd floor (374) of Bay Hall Office Hours Posted in Blackboard Nicole PlascenciaSection 101 nplascencia@islander.tamucc.edu BH 224 Carlos GaranzuaySection 102 BH 223 cgaranzuay@islander.tamucc.edu Tiara JeffersonSection 103 BH 222 tjefferson@islander.tamucc.edu Robert Boscamp--Section 104 BH 202 rboscamp@islander.tamucc.edu Stephen Sluyter Section--105 BH 201 ssluyter@islander.tamucc.edu Amanda GarzaSection 106 BH 128 agarza@islander.tamucc.edu Jaren Palmer Section 107 jpalmer4@islander.tamucc.edu BH 127 Shad Tyra--Section 108 BH 113 styra@islander.tamucc.edu Jeremy SirioSection 110 BH 111 jsirio@islander.tamucc.edu Note: ONLY use these email addresses if you have not been able to access Blackboard OR it is down, for some reason. Course Textbook: Lucas, Stephen E., The Art of Public Speaking , 10 th edition, New York, Random House, (2007) ISBN: 9780077306298 There will be exam questions taken directly from the assigned textbook readings that won't necessarily be covered in class. Additional Requirements: : -- CD, Jump Drive or something else to transfer Powerpoint to the Classroom computer.-- Index Cards for Peer Evals (4 x 6 100 pack) -- Folder with Pockets (Brads optional) --Access to a camera and editing software Course Description: A study of the art of public speaking and the tools employed by the speaker to build his/her craft. Basic public speaking techniques and terminology will be emphasized. THIS IS A PARTICIPATION CLASS! YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO SPEAK IN FRONT OF OTHERS. Student Learning Objectives : 1. Demonstrate understanding of the terminology and principles of public speaking. 2. Create and deliver informative and persuasive oral presentations which incorporate elements of effective public speaking. 3. Utilize listening skills in critically assessing speeches presented by other speakers. Assignment Values: Speech One 200 (Personal Speech) Speech Two 200 (Informative) Speech ThreeGroup Project 200 (Media/Persuasion) Preparation Materials 100 Mini Speeches 50 Mid-Term Exam 100 Final Exam 100 PowerPoint or Prezi 50 Note: if a student does not turn in a bibliography with the informative AND/OR persuasive speech, he/she will receive a zero on the speech. Lack of a bibliography = plagiarism. The are 1000 points possible, broken down as follows: A = 900-1000 B = 800-899 C = 700- 799 D = 600 - 699 F = 500 or fewer To average your grade up to any given point in the semester 1. Add what you COULD have earned up to that point 2. Add what you have actually earned up to that point 3. Divide what you COULD have earned INTO what you actually earned you will...
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COMM 1315 001 Spring 2012 - COMM 1315.001 Multiple Sections...

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