|C-ID Number||COMM 110|
|Date Approved||December 20, 2010|
|General Course Description||
Theory and techniques of public speaking in democratic society. Discovery, development, and criticism of ideas in public discourse through research, reasoning, organization, composition, presentation, and evaluation of various types of speeches including informative and persuasive speeches.
|Any rationale or comments|
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|Methods of Evaluation||
Speech presentations in front of a live audience; speech outlines and bibliographies; critiques of speeches; quizzes and tests.
Kearney, P. Public Speaking in a Diverse Society. (latest edition). McGraw-Hill
Lucas, S. The Art of Public Speaking. (latest edition). McGraw-Hill.
O’Hair, D. A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking. (latest edition). Bedford/St. Martin’s
Weaver, C. Essentials of Public Speaking. (latest edition). Thomson