SRJC Course Outlines

10/31/2020 12:22:52 PMSPCH 2 Course Outline as of Fall 2000

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  SPCH 2Title:  INTRO ORAL INTERP  
Full Title:  Introduction to Oral Interpretation
Last Reviewed:9/12/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Experiencing literature through reading and oral interpretation of prose, poetry and drama. Theory and practice in the art and technique of exploring, illuminating and orally presenting the logical, emotional, and aesthetic meanings of creative literature.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Completion of Engl 1A or equivalent.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Experiencing literature through reading and oral interpretation of prose, poetry, and drama. Theory and practice in the art and technique of exploring, illuminating, and orally presenting the logical, emotional, and aesthetic meanings of creative literature.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Completion of Engl 1A or equivalent.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1981
Inactive: 
 Area:E
Humanities
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C2HumanitiesFall 1981
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
C-ID:
 CID Descriptor: COMM 170 Oral Interpretation of Literature SRJC Equivalent Course(s): COMM2

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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The students will:
1.  Identify the elements of a communication situation.
2.  Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses in oral interpretation
   style.
3.  Recognize elements of nonverbal communication.
4.  Distinguish between poetry, prose & drama as genres of literature.
5.  Acquire a foundation of the basic terminology, concepts, and
   theories of oral interpretation.
6.  Recognize special characteristics of each genre of literature.
7.  Locate different types of literature and literary criticism in
   the library.
8.  Analyze different selections of literature according to literary
   criteria.
9.  Encode thoughts and emotions of each selection into appropriate
   non-verbal transmissions.
10. Rehearse the oral presentation of literature in a small group
   classroom setting.
11. Present the literary selections to a live audience.
12. Listen, evaluate, and critique oral presentations of other
   students.
13. Channel communication anxiety & apprehension into performance.
14. Improve effective use of voice and body in oral interpretation
   of literature.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Introduction to the course.
     A. History, theory, significance and concepts of communication
        and oral interpretation of literature.
2.  Initial skill assessment.
3.  Presentation skills.
   A. Delivery techniques and nonverbal communication.
   B. Encoding thoughts and emotions of authors' literary work.
4.  Analytical and aesthetic approaches to the various genres of
   literature.
   A. Prose.
   B. Drama.
   C. Poetry.
5.  Research and selection of literature.
   A. Library research techniques for locating literature and
   literary criticism.
   B. Evaluation of literary selection for appropriateness to
      reader, audience, and assignment.
   C. Editing literature for performance.
6.  Critical listening to and evaluation of oral presentations.
   A. Application of criteria to oral performance of self and
      others.
   B. Critiques of other students focussing on strengths and areas
      needing improvement.
7.  Performance of literature from various genres.

Assignments:
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1.  Oral presentations of literature. At least five graded assign-
   ments of graduated difficulty, which may include any of the
   following:
     A. An "ice breaker" trial reading, for initial assessment of
        skills.
     B. At least one videotaped reading for self assessment.
     C. Performance of a lyric poem.
     D. Performance of a narrative poem.
     E. Performance of a dramatic poem.
     F. Performance of children's literature.
     G. Performance of a dramatic monologue.
     H. Performance of non-fiction first person prose.
     I. Performance of third person prose narration with character
        dialogue.
     J. Performance of a dramatic scene.
     K. Thematic presentation from two or more genre.
     L. Readers theatre.
     M. Storytelling.
2.  Written work.
     A. As part of graded assignments, written analyses of at least
        60% of all literature to be performed.
     B. Written examinations may be given.
     C. Experiential exercises.
     D. Observation and analysis of presentation of appropriate
        audio visual material.
     E. Written critiques of self and others.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
40 - 50%
Written homework, Reading reports, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 60%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 20%
CLASS PARTICIPATION AND ATTENDANCE.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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LITERATURE ALIVE, Gamble & Gamble, NTC Publishing Group, 2nd ed., 1994.
ORAL INTERPRETATION, Lee & Gura, Houghton Mifflin, 8th ed., 1997.
COMMUNICATING LITERATURE, Todd V. Lewis, Kendall/Hunt, 1995.

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