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CMST& 220
Public Speaking


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Communications]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Developing competency in planning, preparing, presenting, and evaluating basic speeches (including impromptus, extemporaneous, informative, persuasive, special occasion and group presentations) with emphasis on critical and orderly thinking; using appropriate language, support and motivational appeals; handling speech anxiety; and assessing audiences. Formerly SPCH 101, Fundamentals of Speech.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Recognize the many causes of speech anxiety and determine ways to conquer or reduce related apprehensions.
  • Develop and demonstrate the important role of a respectful and supportive audience member.
  • Utilize appropriate listening techniques.
  • Identify and describe the ethics of public speaking.
  • Determine the importance of appropriate, thoughtful, and correct word choice and language in oral presentations.
  • Formulate and demonstrate the process of designing a successful speech fromoutline to delivery.
  • Develop and employ verbal and nonverbal skills essential for a public speaker.
  • Evaluate public speaking skills in self and others.

  • Course Topics
  • Ethics of public speaking.
  • Analyzing the audience.
  • Selecting a topic and purpose.
  • Gathering materials.
  • Organizing the body of the speech.
  • Introduction and conclusion of the speech.
  • Verbal and nonverbal delivery skills.
  • Using visual aids.
  • Dealing with speech anxiety.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    CMST& 220
    Fall 2014
    0839
    Connie Loomer
    CMST& 220
    Fall 2014
    0838
    Connie Loomer
    CMST& 220
    Fall 2014
    6008
    James Bower
    CMST& 220
    Fall 2014
    0840
    Kevin Loomer
    CMST& 220
    Spring 2014
    0831
    Connie Loomer


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
    X
     
    X
    X
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.