Students will develop the public speaking skills central to success in academic, business and professional life. Students who complete SPCH 115 will have performed informative, persuasive and demonstrative speeches which exhibit competence in academic research, technological literacy, ethical reasoning, critical thinking, organization and extemporaneous delivery.
Students enrolled in the online section of Public Speaking must have access to video cameras for recording speeches. These recordings will be submitted to the instructor for evaluation. Students will participate in online discussions with others enrolled in the course. Additionally, students will be required to perform speeches in front of a live audience on campus and/or locate, deliver and videotape speeches in front of a suitable audience in the community of at least 8 people. Please see website for specific list of equipment needed.