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CA 103 Public Speaking
Vasquez, MaryAnn R.


Mission Statement: Park University provides access to a quality higher education experience that prepares a diverse community of learners to think critically, communicate effectively, demonstrate a global perspective and engage in lifelong learning and service to others.

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Course

CA 103 Public Speaking

Semester

F2V 2012 GO

Faculty

Vasquez, MaryAnn R.

Title

Adjunct Faculty

Degrees/Certificates

BA Communication
Master of Arts Communication

Office Location

Goodfellow AFB

Office Hours

TBA

Daytime Phone

325-212-0562

Other Phone

325 653-6312

E-Mail

maryann.vasquez@park.edu

maryann0516@gmail.com

Class Days

-M-W---

Class Time

5:00 - 7:30 PM

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Lucas, Stephen E. The Art of Public Speaking. 10th ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill. 2009.
Print Edition: ISBN: ISBN-13 9780077306298.
eBook: 0077304241 / 9780077304249


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Course Description:
CA103 Public Speaking : A development of the ability to speak clearly and express ideas effectively before an audience. Students plan, compose, and deliver various kinds of speeches and talks. Principles of effective rhetorical presentation are related to basic purposes and forms of public speech-communication. 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the fundamental elements of the speech process.
    MoSTEP
    1.1.1 The general studies include the arts, communications, history, literature, mathematics, philosophy, sciences, and the social sciences.
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    1.2.7.1 models effective verbal/non-verbal communication skills;
    1.2.7.2 demonstrates sensitivity to cultural, gender, intellectual, and physical ability differences in classroom communication and in responses to students' communications;
    1.2.7.3 supports and expands learner expression in speaking, writing, listening, and other media;
    1.2.7.4 uses a variety of media communication tools.
    SPAs
     
    • NAEYC 4a, 5
    • ACEI 2.1, 3.3, 3.5,
    • NMSCA-3.K.3, 4.K.2
    • NCTE 4,6, 9, 11, 12
  • Demonstrate understanding of the ethical standards of effective speakers.
    MoSTEP
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    1.2.7.2 demonstrates sensitivity to cultural, gender, intellectual, and physical ability differences in classroom communication and in responses to students' communications;
    1.2.9.3 practices professional ethics.
    SPAs
     
    • NAEYC 5
    • ACEI 2.1, 3.5, 5.1
    • NMSCA-3.K.3, 4.K.2
    • NCTE 2, 9
  • Select and narrow a topic with a particular audience/situation in mind.
    MoSTEP
    1.1.1 The general studies include the arts, communications, history, literature, mathematics, philosophy, sciences, and the social sciences.
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    1.2.7.1 models effective verbal/non-verbal communication skills;
    SPAs
     
    • NAEYC 5
    • ACEI 2.1, 3.5
    • NMSCA-3.K.3, 4.K.2
    • NCTE 4, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12
  • Design a message with a particular audience/situation in mind.
    MoSTEP
    1.1.1 The general studies include the arts, communications, history, literature, mathematics, philosophy, sciences, and the social sciences.
    1.1.2 The general studies incorporate multi-cultural and global perspectives.
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    1.2.7.1 models effective verbal/non-verbal communication skills;
    SPAs
     
    • NAEYC 5
    • ACEI 2.1, 3.5, 5.3, 5.4
    • NMSCA-3.K.3, 4.K.2
    • NCTE 4
  • Demonstrate research skills necessary to the public speaking process.
    MoSTEP
    1.1.1 The general studies include the arts, communications, history, literature, mathematics, philosophy, sciences, and the social sciences.
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    1.2.7.4 uses a variety of media communication tools.
    SPAs
     
    • NAEYC 5
    • ACEI 2.1, 3.5
    • NMSCA-3.K.3, 4.K.2
    • NCTE 1, 3, 7, 8
  • When appropriate, use audio-visual resources to help the audience understand the speech.
    MoSTEP
    1.2.7.4 uses a variety of media communication tools.
    1.2.11.5 uses technology to enhance personal productivity and professional practice;
    SPAs
     
    • NAEYC 5
    • ACEI 3.5
    • NMSCA-3.K.3, 4.K.2
    • NCTE 8

     

  • Organize ideas in a purposeful, cohesive sequence which meets audience expectations and needs.
    MoSTEP
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    1.2.7.1 models effective verbal/non-verbal communication skills;
    1.2.7.3 supports and expands learner expression in speaking, writing, listening, and other media;
    SPAs
     
    • NAEYC 5
    • ACEI 1, 3.5
    • NMSCA-3.K.3, 4.K.2
    • NCTE 4, 5
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and expressive use of language, nonverbal communication, and voice.
    MoSTEP
    1.1.1 The general studies include the arts, communications, history, literature, mathematics, philosophy, sciences, and the social sciences.
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    1.2.7.1 models effective verbal/non-verbal communication skills;
    1.2.7.3 supports and expands learner expression in speaking, writing, listening, and other media;
    SPAs
     
    • NAEYC 4b, 5
    • ACEI 2.1, 5.1
    • NMSCA-3.K.3, 4.K.2
    • NCTE 4
  • Utilize language strategies for effective oral presentations.
    MoSTEP
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    1.2.7.1 models effective verbal/non-verbal communication skills;
    SPAs
     
    • NAEYC 5
    • ACEI 1, 2.1, 3.1
    • NMSCA-3.K.3, 4.K.2
    • NCTE 4,11, 12
  • Present convincing arguments through reason, personal credibility, and emotion.
    MoSTEP
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    1.2.7.1 models effective verbal/non-verbal communication skills;
    1.2.7.2 demonstrates sensitivity to cultural, gender, intellectual, and physical ability differences in classroom communication and in responses to students' communications;
    1.2.7.3 supports and expands learner expression in speaking, writing, listening, and other media;
    SPAs
     
    • NAEYC 5
    • ACEI 1, 2.1
    • NMSCA-3.K.3, 4.K.2
    • NCTE 7, 8, 9, 11, 12
  • Evaluate and choose evidence appropriate to the speaker, speech, and occasion.
    MoSTEP
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    1.2.7.1 models effective verbal/non-verbal communication skills;
    SPAs
     
    • NAEYC 5
    • ACEI 1, 2.1, 5.2
    • NMSCA-3.K.3, 4.K.2
    • NCTE 7, 8, 11, 12
  • Effectively support ideas using evidence, sources, and sensory aids.
    MoSTEP
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    1.2.7.4 uses a variety of media communication tools.
    SPAs
     
    • NAEYC 5
    • ACEI 5.1
    • NMSCA-3.K.3, 4.K.2
    • NCTE 7, 8,11
  • Critically analyze student speeches for soundness of reasoning and evidence, and offer useful feedback to peers.
    MoSTEP
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    1.2.7.1 models effective verbal/non-verbal communication skills;
    SPAs
     
    • NAEYC 4b, 4c, 5
    • ACEI 2.1, 3.3, 3.5
    • NMSCA-3.K.3, 4.K.2
    • NCTE 11
  • Create and present an effective informative message to a target audience.
    MoSTEP
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    1.2.7.1 models effective verbal/non-verbal communication skills;
    1.2.7.2 demonstrates sensitivity to cultural, gender, intellectual, and physical ability differences in classroom communication and in responses to students' communications;
    SPAs
     
    • NAEYC 5
    • ACEI 5.1
    • NMSCA-3.K.3, 4.K.2
    • NCTE 4, 12
  • Create and present an effective persuasive message to a target audience. (The final speech will measure EITHER #14 or #15).
    MoSTEP
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    1.2.7.1 models effective verbal/non-verbal communication skills;
    SPAs
     
    • NAEYC 5
    • ACEI 5.1
    • NMSCA-3.K.3, 4.K.2
    • NCTE 4, 12

     

  • Critically analyze his/her speaking performances.
    MoSTEP
    1.2.7.1 models effective verbal/non-verbal communication skills;
    1.2.7.2 demonstrates sensitivity to cultural, gender, intellectual, and physical ability differences in classroom communication and in responses to students' communications;
    1.2.7.3 supports and expands learner expression in speaking, writing, listening, and other media;
    1.2.7.4 uses a variety of media communication tools.
    SPAs
     
    • NAEYC 5
    • ACEI 5.2
    • NMSCA-3.K.3, 4.K.2
    • NCTE 11
  • Identify and use techniques for effective listening.
    MoSTEP
    1.2.1.1 knows the discipline applicable to the certification area(s) as defined by Subject Competencies for Beginning Teachers in Missouri;
    1.2.7.1 models effective verbal/non-verbal communication skills;
    SPAs
     
    • NAEYC 4a, 5
    • ACEI 2.1,
    • NMSCA-3.K.3, 4.K.2
    • NCTE 11

    MoStep Requirements 1.2.1.1 standards for CA103



    Core Assessment:

    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 Rubric

    Class Assessment:
    You will be graded on:

    • Weekly Discussion - 10% of course grade
    • Weekly Impromptu - 10% of course grade
    • Homework Assignments - 10% of course grade
    • Speech 1 (Introductory speech) - 10% of course grade
    • Speech 2 (Informative Speech) - 20% of course grade Speech
    • Speech 3 (Persuasive Speech) - 20% of course grade
    • Speech 4 - Final Exam/ Core Assessment (Persuasive) - 20% of course grade
    Weekly Discussion: 80 points (10 points for each week of the term). Due weekly.
    To receive all 10 points for discussion in a given week, you must show appropriate participation including:
    • Responding to all parts of the discussion topics fully, understandably, and in a timely manner;
    • Weekly Impromptu Speeches - 80 points (10 points for each week of the term). 
    Each weekly impromptu will be worth 10 points total. If you miss an impromptu you may make it up for half credit.

    Homework Assignments: 80 points (10 points for each weekly assignment). Due weekly.
    To receive all 10 points for an individual homework assignment, the student must:
    • Follow all directions for the assignment;
    • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the material being addressed in the assignment;
    • Exemplify practices of good writing, punctuation, and grammar (where appropriate);
    • Clearly identify specific items being addressed;
    • Meet submission requirements, including deadline, submission location, and format.
    Speech 1 (Introductory speech; 2-4 minutes): 80 points. Due Week 2.
    Speech 2 (Informative speech; 3-5 minutes): 160 points. Due Week 3.
    Speech 3 (Persuasive speech; 5-7 minutes): 160 points. Due Week 5.
    Speech 4 – Final Exam / Core Assessment (Persuasive; 5-7 minutes): 160 points. Due Week 7.

    Criteria Used for Evaluating Speeches:
    • The average speech (grade C) should meet the following criteria:
    • Conform to the kind of speech assigned -- informative, persuasive, etc.
    • Be submitted by the assigned date
    • Conform to the time limit
    • Have a clear specific purpose and central idea
    • Have an identifiable introduction, body, and conclusion
    • Show reasonable directness and competence in delivery
    • Be free of serious errors in grammar, pronunciation, and word usage
    • Be delivered according to the specifics of the assignment
    • Adhere to all recording specifications as covered in the Course Policies section of the syllabus
    The above average speech (grade B) should meet the preceding criteria and also:
    • Deal with a challenging topic
    • Fulfill all major functions of a speech introduction and conclusion
    • Display clear organization of main points and supporting materials
    • Support main points with evidence that meets the test of accuracy, relevance, objectivity, and sufficiency
    • Exhibit proficient use of connectives -- transitions, internal previews, internal summaries, and signposts
    • Be delivered skillfully enough so as not to distract attention from the speaker's message
    The superior speech (grade A) should meet all the preceding criteria and also:
    • Constitute a genuine contribution by the speaker to the knowledge or beliefs of the audience
    • Sustain positive interest, feeling, and/or commitment among the audience
    • Contain elements of vividness and special interest in the use of language
    • Be delivered in a fluent, polished manner that strengthens the impact of the speaker's message
    The below average speech (grade D or F) is seriously deficient in the criteria required for the C speech.

    Proctored Final for CA103: Public Speaking is unique in the online courses offered by Park University. Because the instructor sees the student completing the final -- a recorded speech -- the identity of the student is the only factor that requires authentication. Therefore, students in CA103 will not complete the standard Proctor Request Form. Instead, the student will mail to the instructor clear copies of two picture forms of legal identification (drivers license, school ID, military ID, etc.) so the instructor can match the ID with the student on the speech recording. Your instructor will provide details in the online classroom about submitting proper identification.

    Grading:
    A = 90-100% (or 720 points to 800 points)
    B = 80-89% (or 640 to 719 points)
    C = 70-79% (or 560 to 639 points)
    D = 60-69% (or 480 to 559 points)
    F = < 60% (or 479 or fewer points)

    Late Submission of Course Materials:
    Late work will be accepted only if prior approval is received from the instructor. 10 points per class period missed will be deducted.

    Classroom Rules of Conduct:
    Open discussion while respecting one another's opinions and points of view will be expected.

    Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

    COURSEWORK BY WEEK

    Week 1 Monday

    Introduction to Public Speaking
    Common Fears 

    Impromptu Speech

    Week 1 Wednesday

    Selecting a topic and purpose
    Extemporaneous speaking

    Assigned Readings: Chapters 1, 4, 5, 6 & Appendix for Part 1 ("Giving Your First Speech").

    Homework Assignment: Complete the homework assignment as directed.

     

    Week 2 Monday

    Organization of main points
    Introduction
    Conclusion
    Speaking to Inform

    Assigned Readings: Chapters 8, 9, 10, & 14.

    Homework Assignment: Complete the homework assignment as directed.

    Impromptu Speech

    Week 2 Wednesday Speech 1-Informative

    Week 3 Monday

    Analyzing and understanding audiences
    Non-verbal communication

    Assigned Readings: Chapters 11, 12, 13, & Appendix for Part 2

    Homework Assignment: Complete the homework assignment as directed

    Impromptu Speech

    Week 3 Wednesday Speech 2

    Compose and deliver an Informative Speech. (See Chapter 14 for details on speaking to inform.) This speech should be 3-5 minutes long and should be delivered extemporaneously. 

    Week 4 Monday

    Conducting research
    Providing support
    Persuasive speaking

    Assigned Readings: Chapters 7, 15, & 16.

    Impromptu Speech

    Week 4 Wednesday

    Homework Assignment: Complete the homework assignment as directed 

    Week 5 Monday

    Persuasion

    Assigned Readings: Chapters 2 & 3.

    Homework Assignment: Complete the homework assignment as directed.

    Impromptu Speech


    Week 5 Wednesday 
    Speech 3

    Compose and deliver a Persuasive Speech. (See Chapters 15 & 16 for details on speaking to persuade.) This speech should be 5-7 minutes long and should be delivered extemporaneously. 

    Week 6 Monday

    Delivery Skills
    The Power of Words

    Impromptu Speech

    Week 6 Wednesday

    Evaluate progress

    In class assignment/discussion

    Week 7 Monday

    Who is persuading YOU?

    In class assignment

    Impromptu


    Week 7 Wednesday 
    Speech 4

    Compose and deliver a Persuasive or Informative Speech (Your instructor will specify persuasive, informative, or offer you a choice.). (See Chapters 15 & 16 for details on speaking to persuade.) This speech should be 5-7 minutes long and should be delivered extemporaneously. Follow the directions in the syllabus for delivery and recording.


    Week 8 Monday

    Evaluating your progress/development

    Work on final exam

    Week 8 Wednesday

    Final Exam-Speech 5


    DUE DATES:
    All assignments are due by Midnight Sunday night of the week for which they are assigned except as noted by your instructor.

    Academic Honesty:
    Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96

    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. from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95

    Attendance Policy:
    Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

    1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
    2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
    3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "F".
    4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
    5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
    6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

    Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98

    Disability Guidelines:
    Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .

    Additional Information:

    GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR SPEECHES:



         
    • Speeches endorsing a particular viewpoint of a political issue, a political party, or a political candidate are not permitted. Leave that to the politicians.

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    • Speeches endorsing a particular religion or religious belief are not permitted. This is not your place of worship.

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    • Sales talks, or speeches promoting a product or service, are not permitted. This is not a commercial.

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    • Be extremely cautious about the use of slang, "street talk," "off-color" language, sexist language, or any other language which might be offensive to your audience and/or classmates. The use of nonstandard English is not appropriate for most situations and may lower your grade significantly.

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    • Be cautious about becoming overly personal in your speeches. While relaying personal experience may be very appropriate in the context of certain speeches, avoid making your speech a "tell-all" session or an open confessional. This is not a television talk show.

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    • Be judicious in your use of humor. It's fine to use humor in your speech, but be careful that you don't become lost in "entertaining" your audience when the purpose of the speech is to inform or persuade them.

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    • Observe the specified time limits. Failing to meet the minimum time limit, or exceeding the maximum, will result in major point deductions.

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    • Be sure to follow the specified format for the type of speech you are delivering.

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    • Avoid merely "reading" your speech; all speeches are to be given extemporaneously. Verbatim reading of your speech, in and of itself, may reduce your speech grade by as much as two letter grades.

         

    Bibliography:



    Rubric

    CompetencyExceeds Expectation (3)Meets Expectation (2)Does Not Meet Expectation (1)No Evidence (0)
    Synthesis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
    Outcomes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
    The speech demonstrates the student's ability to synthesize information from 4+ sources. The speech demonstrates the  student's ability to synthesize information from 2-3 sources. The speech demonstrates the  student's ability to synthesize information from 1 source. No sources are used. 
    Analysis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
    Outcomes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
    The speech demonstrates the  student's ability to formulate and use creative, logical main points and convincing arguments. The speech demonstrates the student's ability to formulate and use logical main points and arguments. The speech demonstrates the  student's ability either to formulate and use vague or inappropriate main points or arguments. No coherent main points or arguments are present. 
    Evaluation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
    Outcomes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
    The speech demonstrates the  student's ability to evaluate and use unique, original materials and sources. The speech demonstrates the  student's ability to evaluate and use appropriate materials and sources. The speech demonstrates the  student's ability to evaluate and use marginally appropriate or unclear materials and sources. Inappropriate materials and sources are used; or, no materials or sources are used. 
    Terminology                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
    Outcomes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
    (In this area, terminology is interpreted as using vocabulary and grammar.) The speech demonstrates the student's ability to effectively use advanced, professional-level vocabulary and grammar. (In this area, terminology is interpreted as using vocabulary and grammar.) The final speech demonstrates the student's ability to use appropriate vocabulary and grammar. (In this area, terminology is interpreted as using vocabulary and grammar.) The final speech demonstrates the student's ability to use vocabulary and grammar on a rudimentary level. (In this area, terminology is interpreted as using vocabulary and grammar.) Grammar and vocabulary are poorly used and/or inappropriate. 
    Concepts                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
    Outcomes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
    (In this area, one of the most important concepts mastered by students is organization). The speech demonstrates the student's ability to organize content into seamless, easy-to-follow introduction, body, and conclusion. (In this area, one of the most important concepts mastered by students is organization). The speech demonstrates the student's ability to organize content into clear introduction, body, and conclusion. (In this area, one of the most important concepts mastered by students is organization). The speech demonstrates the student's ability to organize content into rudimentary (but difficult to follow) introduction, body, and conclusion. (In this area, one of the most important concepts mastered by students is organization). No clear introduction, body, and conclusion are present. 
    Application                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
    Outcomes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
    The speech demonstrates the  student's to effectively apply principles of good public speaking, including consistent eye contact with all audience members and having no distractors (un, uh, like). The speech demonstrates the  student's to effectively apply principles of good public speaking, including consistent eye contact and using few distractors (un, uh, like). The speech demonstrates the student's to sporadically apply principles of good public speaking. Eye contact is inconsistent, and many distractors (un, uh, like) are present. Eye contact is non-existent, and distractors (un, uh, like) are common. 
    Whole Artifact                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
    Outcomes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
    The speech demonstrates the student's ability to deliver audience-appropriate content professionally. Organization is clear and clever, and delivery is energetic and engages audience. The speech demonstrates the student's ability to deliver audience-appropriate content. Organization is clear, and delivery engages audience. The speech usually demonstrates the student's ability to deliver audience-appropriate content. Organization is usually clear, and delivery sometimes engages the audience. Content is not audience appropriate. Speech is either disorganized, and/or the delivery leaves audience bored, confused, or both. 

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