Communication 105 section # 64679 - FUNDAMENTALS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING - Karyl Kicenski
|Course:||FUNDAMENTALS OF PUBLIC SPEAKING|
Let me introduce myself. My name is Dr. Karyl Kicenski, and I am excited to tell you that Fundamentals of Public Speaking (the class YOU are enrolled in!) was the very first class I ever taught in my teaching career back in 1992! (I was only 14 at the time!! LOL) Because of this, I am a huge fan of the process of helping students become their very best at public communication. So you are in good hands--if I do say so myself.
A lot of people have trouble with my name and so many just call me "Dr. K" or "Professor K." If this works for you, please feel free to follow suit. I began my teaching career at CSU, Northridge, went to George Mason for my doctorate and came to COC as a full-time faculty member in the spring of 2000. So, this will be my 22nd year as a full time professor here!
I look forward to meeting you IN-PERSON AT OUR CLASS ORIENTATION on FRIDAY AUGUST 26th 2022 at 11am in HASLEY 205.
WE WILL MEET ONLY 6 TIMES OVER THE SEMESTER!
This course is an overview of public speaking principles. You will work online reading, and applying public speaking principles.
What to Expect in this Course
This class will include weekly reading quizzes, and three specific speeches that she will deliver to your class using zoom. You will also be expected to complete a number of small assignments like discussion board posts, and replies as well as content application assignments.
Types of Assessments
There are reading quizzes in this class, one online exam, three speeches, and various small assignments listed above.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
The textbook for this class is free and will be available once you register. You will find it on the canvas website for our course.
Other Relevant Course Information
I am excited to meet you at our Orientation!
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Last updated: 07/06/2022 Sub#: 442