CA 103 Public Speaking
FA 2007 HOC
Ms. Lynn Marie Norris
Adjunct Instructor of Communication Arts
BA in Mass Communication - University of Missouri-Kansas CityMA in Communication - Pittsburg State University, Kansas
Before or after class or by appointment
August 20, 2007 to December 16, 2007
11:35 - 12:50 PM
Textbook: Stephen E. Lucas, The Art of Public Speaking, 9th Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2007.
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Educational Philosophy: The instructor has an interactive, student-centered approach to teaching. She strives to create a safe, comfortable class environment, and to include course materials that are both enjoyable and relevant, as well as academically sound. She may involve students in any or all of the following: class discussions, critiquing, demonstrations, exercises, field trips, games, group projects, guest speakers, internet, interviewing, learning journals, problem solving, reading, speeches, role playing, self exploration, quizzes, web sites, and/or writing.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
The core assessment for CA103-Public Speaking will be a Final Speech. This speech be a type of speech (persuasive or informative, forexample) already given by the student during the semester. For example, if a student has given informative, persuasive, and demonstration speeches during the semester, he must select one of those types of speeches to give for the final. The rationale is that a student increases his mastery of a type of speaking by giving that type of speech twice. The length of the speech will be determined by the instructor, and the topic by the instructor and/or the student.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Class Assessment will be based on: 4 Major Speeches (60 percent of final grade); 10 Minor Speeches (10 percent of final grade); and Participation, Discussion, and Class Work (30 percent of final grade.)
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Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85
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Last Updated:8/13/2007 7:00:52 PM