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CMST& 220 - Public Speaking

5 Credits
Practical presentation skills in which students develop and deliver a variety of speeches suitable for many settings: job, community and school. Speaking competence is developed including use of audio-visual materials. Note: If taking this course online, please note that recording of speeches with others will be required.

Pre-requisite(s) CMST 080 min 2.0 or READ 081 min 2.0
Placement Eligibility English 091/Reading 091 or higher
Course Note Completion of CMST& 101 recommended. Previously SPCH 213.

Designed to Serve Students and employed people who want to learn about preparation and delivery of public message.
Active Date 2016-06-13

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 28
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions: AA Humanities Area I ProfTech Communications
Course Outline
1. Theories of public speaking
2. Developing the speech
A. Research methods
B. Organization
C. Developing speech notes
D. Audio-visual materials
3. Delivering the speech
A. Vocal
B. Physical
4. Applied practice and analysis

Student Learning Outcomes
Learn theories of public speaking.

Apply these theories by developing and delivering a variety of public speeches.

Analyze and improve speech organization and delivery through studying videotapes of their performances.

Learn to develop and use audio-visual aids effectively.

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