Course Code: COMM200 Course ID: 2891 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
COMM200 Public Speaking introduces students to the field of public speaking, giving them a foundation in the issues relevant to communicating effectively in today’s global, technological, and diverse world. The history and theories of speech, ethics, the audience, developing and delivering a speech, and types of speeches and specialized speech situations will also be covered and practiced. Students enrolling in this course must be able to capture video (required) for their speeches. Video files are created and stored within the classroom for the students’ security.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Start Month||Session||Weeks|
|05/29/2023 - 11/03/2023||11/06/2023 - 12/31/2023||November||Fall 2023 Session I||8 Week session|
|06/26/2023 - 12/01/2023||12/04/2023 - 01/28/2024||December||Fall 2023 Session D||8 Week session|
|07/31/2023 - 12/29/2023||01/01/2024 - 02/25/2024||January||Winter 2024 Session B||8 Week session|
|08/28/2023 - 02/02/2024||02/05/2024 - 03/31/2024||February||Winter 2024 Session I||8 Week session|
|09/25/2023 - 03/01/2024||03/04/2024 - 04/28/2024||March||Winter 2024 Session D||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
CO1: Analyze and understand the elements of public speaking.
CO2: Organize, prepare and deliver speeches to inform or persuade using appropriate media and visual aids.
CO3: Compare and contrast historical and present-day speeches (both informative and persuasive) to identify specific elements in all types of public presentations.
CO4: Understand the importance of audience analysis in public presentations.
CO5: Understand and explain the communication process.
CO6: Apply benefits, general history and ethics of communication to public presentations and future career endeavors.
|Week 1: Introduce Yourself||4.38%|
|Week 2: Organization and Effective Delivery||4.38%|
|Week 3:Peer Review #1||4.38%|
|Week 4: Identifying Persuasive and Informative Speeches||4.38%|
|Week 5: Peer Review #2||4.38%|
|Week 6: Visual Aids||4.38%|
|Week 7: Public Speaking and Human Potential||4.38%|
|Week 8: Civic and Professional Speaking||4.38%|
|Week 1: Speech 1 Outline||3.75%|
|Week 4: Speech 2 Outline||3.75%|
|Week 7: Speech 3 Outline||7.50%|
|Week 2: Speech 1||12.50%|
|Week 5: Speech 2||12.50%|
|Week 8: Speech 3||25.00%|
Not current for future courses.