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CMST& 220 - Public Speaking

5.0 Credits
Emphasis on the organization and delivery of effective speeches. Some areas of focus may include persuasive, informative, demonstration, and impromptu speaking (was SPCH 120). Prerequisite: ENGL 100  with a 2.0 or higher or placement in ENGL& 101  (was ENGL 105).

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Organize and effectively deliver a speech utilizing one of the recommended speech structures, supporting material, and audience adaptation strategies appropriate to the situation. [REASON]
  2. Use video-taping as a tool to improve oral presentations. [REASON]
  3. Constructively evaluate their own and others’ oral-presentation skills, adaptation, control over mental dialogue, and use of logical reasoning. [REASON]
  4. Evaluating and Integrating research effectively into oral presentations. [REASON]

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