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2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

COMM 1110 - Public Speaking

Goals: To develop an awareness of the role of public discourse in American society; to achieve an understanding of the processes of research, reasoning, and rhetorical invention that underlie the creation of effective oral arguments and critical listening; to develop competence in basic public speaking skills; to learn to present information more clearly, and to argue a case more effectively.

Content: Theory of communication in the public setting; factors influencing message creation and construction; the role of research and evidence in public discourse; adaptation to the communication situation and audience; ethical issues in public communication; exposition; argumentation and persuasion; delivery.

Taught: Annually.

Prerequisites: None.

Credits: 4 credits