Topics: Speech, Public speaking, Oratory Pages: 2 (480 words) Published: October 16, 2014
Ohlone College, Fall 2014
Introduction to Public Speaking, SPCH 101- Hybrid
Instructor: Prof. Paulson
Text & Cell (831) 588-6067 Email: mpaulson@ohlone.edu

Textbook: Public Speaking: Finding Your Voice (10th Ed.), Osborn, … ISBN: 978-0-205-93109-5. Required: Communication Lab Activities Manual ISBN: 978-1-269-41555-2 It is only in the Ohlone Bookstore. No copies will be accepted.

Course Description: You will learn how to prepare and present speeches, organize your ideas, use critical thinking, improve listening skills, and your overall confidence will increase when speaking in a public arena.

Course Goals: This class will provide you with basic theories, skills and guidelines for effective public speaking in the classroom, in your personal life and as a member of democratic society. You will be giving and listening to speeches about current issues from many different perspectives.

Course Policies: We are diverse. Be open minded and respectful of other students' ideas, especially if you disagree with them! Be a mindful listener.

Attendance: BE THERE. No absences, including excused absences, can be allowed, on IN Class Days, unless you or an immediate relative are in the hospital. Late arrivals and early exits will be considered absences. Participation: MANDATORY. Completion of all On Line work and participation in all classroom activities are necessary to pass the class

Make-up speeches cannot be allowed: Time scheduling is too constricted to allow it. Speech outlines will NOT be accepted late. All major speeches must be completed on the scheduled day, to pass this class.

Assignments: All other assignments must be on time to get full credit.

Plagiarism: Policies on cheating and plagiarism will be strictly enforced.

Disabilities: Any student with a disability requiring an accommodation please let me know right away what you will need. You can learn more about the broad range of confidential emotional...
Continue Reading

Please join StudyMode to read the full document

You May Also Find These Documents Helpful

  • Speech Essay
  • Speech Essay
  • Essay about Inspirational Speech for school elections
  • Informative Speech Essay
  • mlk speech Essay
  • The Welcome Speech Essay
  • Informative Speech Tips Essay
  • DBT 5 Persuasive speech Essay

Become a StudyMode Member

Sign Up - It's Free