C100 - Spoken Communication
Study and practice of the organization and delivery of prepared material in the conversational style of extemporaneous speaking.
Lecturer: Prof.Bob Dickson
- Prepare and present a range of speeches that:
- Present information, ideas, positions, or opinions in a manner that reflects the virtues of clarity, concision, accuracy, and persuasion.
- Adapt words and rhetorical strategies according to varying situations and audiences.
- Make assumptions clear.
- Use relevant logical arguments and appropriate examples.
- Incorporate various aspects of nonverbal communication, including intonation, pause, gesture, and body language.
- Present creative and original thoughts and ideas, extending beyond summarization and repetition of readily available published information.
- Engage effectively in discussion as both speaker and listener through interpreting, analyzing, and summarizing.
- 3 Speeches: Demonstration, Persuasive, and Argument
- Speech Evaluations
- Midterm Exam
- Final Exam
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