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COMMUNICAT COMM 001 Introduction to Public Speaking

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    Greg Poff, EmilyBlair, Evangeline East, Janene Whitesell, Erbe, Kevin, Tony, LILLY STEWARD
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    Requires Presentations

    Participation Counts

    A Few Big Assignments

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    Dec 06, 2017
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    helps your build confidence on speaking in a public setting, which helps you on a personal and professional level.

    Course highlights:

    I learned how to control emotions during a speech, scan a room while speaking, and avoid common public speaking mistakes.

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    Be sure to take good, detailed notes and study those. The tests are based heavily off lecture.

    • Spring 2015
    • LILLY STEWARD
    • Yes
    • Great Intro to the Subject Participation Counts Requires Presentations
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    Apr 24, 2017
    | Would recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    I would recommend this class because it taught me how I should act when giving a speech as well as how to behave when I'm part of the audience.

    Course highlights:

    The highlights of this course were the discussion we had before class. When calling attendance, the professor would come up with a random question and each student had to answer, that way we would be comfortable speaking out loud to the class and we got to know each other as classmates.

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    This course takes a lot of writing and practicing. I am a very shy person and do not like speaking in front of large groups, thus this class was a little difficult for me. However, the professor makes sure everyone is comfortable and encourages us to practice so when you give the speech it's all from memory.

    • Fall 2015
    • Tony
    • Yes
    • Lots of Writing Group Projects Great Discussions
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    Mar 15, 2017
    | Would recommend.

    Pretty easy, overall.

    Course Overview:

    I liked this course because the teacher encouraged us, the students, to interact with each other and to be respectful with one another. The only part I did not like of the class is that we had to spend money on a textbook we never used.

    Course highlights:

    I learned a lot about how one should act when speaking in public. From the posture that I should have to the tones of voice I should use. We learned how to write and essay and effectively deliver it. The professor also taught us to be respectful when someone is presenting and how we should behave as an audience.

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    Write your essays with anticipation and make sure to practice reading them out loud if you have trouble memorizing. If you are afraid of speaking in front of big crowds just remember everyone will go through the same thing as you, thus, take a breath and try to deliver your essay as good as possible.

    • Spring 2015
    • Tony
    • Yes
    • Lots of Writing Participation Counts Requires Presentations

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