Communication 105 section # 64678 SATURDAY online mtgs - Public Speaking - Karyl Kicenski
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!
This ONLINE public speaking class will "meet" via Zoom for an ORIENTATION and your speech presentations. Otherwise, we have no meetings face to face. We have SIX scheduled meetings. Our ZOOM meeting dates are listed in the SCHEDULE OF CLASSES! PLEASE ALSO SEE OUR CANVAS PAGE FOR THE SYLLABUS!
If you are not able to be in class for the entirety of each of these class sessions, you should reconsider taking this class.
This course is an overview of public speaking principles. You will work online reading, and applying public speaking principles. Then, we will meet via ZOOM to present our speeches to the class. We have 6 ONLINE MEETINGS
What to Expect in this Course
This class will include weekly reading quizzes, and three specific speeches that you 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. Please see our Canvas page for all details of assignments, due dates, and important information about how the class is run.
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! You will find our ZOOM link on the ANNOUNCEMENT page of Canvas.
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Last updated: 07/06/2022 Sub#: 441