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|Discipline and Nbr:
INTRO ORAL INTERP||
Introduction to Oral Interpretation
|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||6 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||
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.
Completion of Engl 1A or equivalent.
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
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)
Recommended:Completion of Engl 1A or equivalent.
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Major Applicable Course
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|Associate Degree:||Effective:||Fall 1981||Inactive:||
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
| ||C2||Humanities||Fall 1981||
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1981||Inactive:||
|UC Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1981||Inactive:||
| CID Descriptor: COMM 170|| Oral Interpretation of Literature|| SRJC Equivalent Course(s): COMM2
The students will:
1. Identify the elements of a communication situation.
2. Recognize personal strengths and weaknesses in oral interpretation
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
8. Analyze different selections of literature according to literary
9. Encode thoughts and emotions of each selection into appropriate
10. Rehearse the oral presentation of literature in a small group
11. Present the literary selections to a live audience.
12. Listen, evaluate, and critique oral presentations of other
13. Channel communication anxiety & apprehension into performance.
14. Improve effective use of voice and body in oral interpretation
Topics and Scope
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
5. Research and selection of literature.
A. Library research techniques for locating literature and
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
B. Critiques of other students focussing on strengths and areas
7. Performance of literature from various genres.
1. Oral presentations of literature. At least five graded assign-
ments of graduated difficulty, which may include any of the
A. An "ice breaker" trial reading, for initial assessment of
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
J. Performance of a dramatic scene.
K. Thematic presentation from two or more genre.
L. Readers theatre.
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.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|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%
|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%
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 20%
|CLASS PARTICIPATION AND ATTENDANCE.||
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.