Note to International Students! This speech course includes cross-cultural communication theory and practice with a focus on helping students better understand communication in the United States in various environments, including academic, professional, and social situations.
Speech 1301 is a beginning course in platform theory and practice designed to provide instruction in the essentials of effective public oral communication, as well as principles of human communication. This learning community course includes the use of Web 2.0 technologies to advance student skills in multimodal/web presentations. In this course, students develop skills in public speaking (research, outlining, and presentation), how to overcome fear and nervousness, how to analyze audiences, and how to prepare speeches using multiple media platforms. Also, students learn the principles of interpersonal communication in groups and communication mediated through technology. Students are encouraged to select topics related to their majors. Student learn both speaking and listening (oral and aural) skills and effective methods for responding to audience questions, as well as verbal and non-verbal communication basics.
SPC 1301-05 CALENDAR Weeks 1-16 SP2013 USE THIS CALENDAR FOR WEEKS 8-16