Com 105 Section 58361 - Fundamentals of Public Speaking - M. Jane Arnett
|Course:||Fundamentals of Public Speaking|
|Professor:||M. Jane Arnett|
I'm professor Arnett. I've been teaching communication classes for 44 years. Online\Live classes work best for me as I moved to Nebraska. I have a good sense of humor. Also, I appreciate topics that are more imaginative.
This class will develop your skills for working for speaking in public. We will meet online via Zoom to present your speeches. You must be present for the entire Zoom meeting.
This course examines the principles and practices of public speaking, especially speech organization and development, research, audience analysis, presentation skills, listening, and the use of language and ethics for the development of informative and persuasive speeches. CSU & UC (3 CREDITS)
What to Expect in this Course
Canvas provides an excellent platform for online education. The material is broken into Modules to cover each course topic. Within the Modules you will find the textbook material, videos of my lectures and packets to go with the videos. You will also find the chapter quizzes and the learning exercises that correspond with that material.
You will be required to give 3 speeches and submit 3 outlines to go with each speech. Please follow the specific outline format. Research is required for the Informative and Persuasive speeches. There will be 3 exams covering the material and a term paper analysis/critic of an outside speaker.
The syllabus is on Canvas. For the best view of it, you should download it.
Types of Assessments
Assignments consist of speeches with outlines, quizzes, learning exercises, exams and a term paper.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
The textbook is found in Modules. you may read it through Canvas or download it.
Other Relevant Course Information
Our Zoom meeting dates are: August 8th and 31st, September 7th and 21st and October 5th. You must be present for all meetings.
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Last updated: 05/29/2021 Sub#: 123