CA 103 Public Speaking
S1UU 2011 CN
Chave, Reid W.
B.A., University of MarylandEd.M, Boston UniversityM.A., Central Michigan University
Education Center, Charleston AFB, South Carolina
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January 10 - March 6, 2011
Saturday, each class week.
8:00 - 2:00 PM
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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:
The components of the course and their respective grade points are as follows:
Course Letter Grade
Failure to complete the final examination will result in a grade of F in spite of any other completed assignments in the course.
The final examination uses assorted styles of questions, and the instructor has the discretion of granting full, partial, or no credit. Students will receive graded evaluations for speeches. Grading speeches is subjective, so the instructor has the discretion of determining good or sub-par work and what points may be deducted. For the final speech, students must meet the Core Assessment Rubic guidelines as noted. Students must also understand that grade points will be deducted from course participation for unexcused absences as well as late arrivals or early departures from class.
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Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Week 1: January 10 – 16, 2011
Saturday, January 15: Chapters 1, 2. Course Requirements. Introductory Lecture
Week 2: January 17 – 23, 2011
Saturday, January 22: Chapters 4, 6. Topics, audiences, and ideas; speech outlines.
Chapters 10, 17. Commemorative Speech
Week 3: January 24 – 30, 2011
Saturday, January 29: Chapters 5, 7. Introduction, body, and conclusion.
Chapters 8, 14. Lecture, speech preparation.
Week 4: January 31 – February 6, 2011
Saturday, February 5: Chapters 15, 16. Lecture, speaking to persuade.
Chapters 17, 18. Persuasive Speech
Week 5: February 7 – 13, 2011
Saturday, February 12: Chapters 11, 12, 13. Using visual aids.
Week 6: February 14 – 20, 2011
Saturday, February 19: Make-up Speeches
Week 7: February 21 – 27, 2011
Saturday, February 26: Course Review; Final Speeches
Week 8: February 28 – March 6, 2011
Saturday, March 5: Final Speeches
NOTE: Opportunities for make-up speeches will be provided consistent with time available on any class day. Impromptu speech opportunities will also be offered during classes at the option of the instructor. The above schedule will be adjusted, if necessary, based upon the course total enrollment at the conclusion of Week 1 (add/drop week).
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