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Oral Communication:Principles and PracticesCOMM 107Spring 2020Campus PoliciesIt is our shared responsibility to know and abide by the University of Maryland’s policies that relate to all courses,which include topics such as:Academic integrityStudent and instructor conductAccessibility and accommodationsAttendance and excused absencesGrades and appealsCopyright and intellectual propertyCourse DescriptionCOMM 107 explores the foundations of oral communication. In this course,we will focus on preparing for and delivering a variety of presentations,including informative, special occasion, persuasive, and group. Specifically,we will discuss topics that aid in effective presentational speaking such asaudience analysis, ethics, topic selection, finding and using supportingevidence, listening, and delivery. COMM 107 fulfills the OralCommunication Fundamental Studies requirement for the GeneralEducation program. For more information about the Oral CommunicationProgram, see:-programIf you have any questions about the program please email:[email protected]Learning OutcomesAfter successfully completing this course you will be able to:Demonstrate an understanding of the role of oral communication inacademic, social, civic, and professional endeavorsDemonstrate effectiveness in using verbal and nonverbal languageappropriate to the goal and the context of the communicationDemonstrate an ability to listen carefullyDemonstrate skill in asking and in responding to questionsDemonstrate competency in planning, preparing, and presentingeffective oral presentationsUse effective presentation techniques including presentation graphicsRequired ResourcesCourse website:elms.umd.eduAdditional readings will be posted to the ELMS siteINSTRUCTORTaryn Myers[email protected]COURSESUPERVISORLindsey Anderson, Ph.D.[email protected]Class MeetsSection 9601Tuesdays & Thursdays12:30pm – 1:45pmPLS#1176Section 9910Tuesdays & Thursdays2:00pm – 3:15pmPLS#1168Office HoursSkinner # 3116Tuesday & Thursdays11:30a – 12:30pand by appointmentPractically SpeakingRothwell, J. D.2ndEdition (2017)ISBN # 9780190457327
Page2 of 6Please visitfor the Office of Undergraduate Studies’ full list ofcampus-wide policies and follow up with the instructor if you have questions.Academic IntegrityThe UMD Honor Code prohibits students from cheating on exams, plagiarizing papers, submitting the same paperfor credit in two courses without authorization, buying papers, submitting fraudulent documents and forgingsignatures. On every examination, paper or other academic exercise not exempted by the instructor, students mustwrite by hand and sign the following pledge:I pledge on my honor that I have not given or received any unauthorized assistance on this examination (or assignment).

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