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||New Course (First Version)
|Discipline and Nbr:
INTRO TO SPCH||
Introduction to Speech
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||3.00||Lecture Scheduled||3.00||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||52.50
|Minimum||3.00||Lab Scheduled||0||4 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||3.00|| ||Contact Total||52.50
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
Grade or P/NP
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 105.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50||
Improves student's ability to prepare, organize and deliver a speech and to evaluate critically various forms of communication.
Eligibility for English 1A.
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
Improvement of ability to prepare, organize & deliver a speech. Also critical evaluation of various forms of communication.
(Grade or P/NP)
Recommended:Eligibility for English 1A.
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Not Certificate/Major Applicable
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|Associate Degree:||Effective:||Fall 1981||Inactive:||
| Area:||B||Communication and Analytical Thinking
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
| ||A1||Oral Communication||Fall 1981||
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
| ||1C||Oral Communication||Fall 1981||
|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1981||Inactive:||
|UC Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1981||Inactive:||
| CID Descriptor: COMM 110|| Public Speaking|| SRJC Equivalent Course(s): COMM1
The students will:
1. Identify the elements of a communication situation.
2. Perform preliminary audience analysis.
3. Selection of appropriate subject matter.
4. Gather and select appropriate materials.
5. Organize material into appropriate structural pattern for oral
6. Encode thoughts into appropriate verbal and non-verbal transmissions.
7. Practice by rehearsal the oral presentation of the speech.
8. Present the speech to a live audience.
9. Listen, evaluate and critique oral presentations by other students.
10. Incorporate and use of visual aids into an oral presentation.
11. Overcome communication apprehension.
12. Recognize logical fallicies.
13. Recognize emotional appeals.
14. Recognize the influences of source credibility on message acceptance.
15. Acquire a foundation of the basic terminology, concepts, and theories
Topics and Scope
1. Introduction to the course.
A. History, theory, significance and concepts of communication.
Overcoming communication apprehension.
2. Initial skill assessment.
3. Presentational skills.
A. Audience analysis.
B. Organizational patterns.
C. Delivery techniques.
4. Research, selection, and use of supporting material.
A. Library research techniques.
B. Evaluation of evidence.
C. Use of non-published sources.
D. Preparation of appropriate visual supporting materials.
5. Critical listening to and evaluation of oral presentations.
A. Application of logic in the evaluation of argument.
B. Recognition of motivational and emotional appeals.
C. Evaluation of source credibility.
6. Synthesis of previously developed skills in oral presentations.
1. Oral presentations/speech opportunities. Five speaking assignments
(as required by the State Chancellor's Office) of graduated
difficulty, which may include any of the following:
A. An "icebreaker" speech.
B. Expository speech(es).
C. Narrative speech(es).
D. Speech to a hostile audience.
E. Demonstration speech(es).
F. Persuasive speech(es).
G. Oral report(es).
H. Impromptu speech(es).
I. Special occasion speech(es).
J. Reports on selected subjects.
2. Written work:
A. Written examinations of various types and numbers are given.
D. Short selected topic papers.
E. Graded critiques.
3. Experiential exercises.
4. Observing presentations of appropriate audio visual material.
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
10 - 20%
|Essay exams, Term papers, Speech Outlines, Evaluations||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
0 - 0%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
55 - 60%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
20 - 30%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
5 - 10%
|Class participation, experiential exercises, attendance.||
The Art of Public Speaking, Lucas, 3rd edition
Public Speaking, Osborn, 2nd edition
Between One & Many, Brydon & Scott, 1st edition
Public Speaking In the Age of Diversity, Gamble & Gamble, 1st edition