|Effective: Summer 2015|
|COMM 1AH||HONORS PUBLIC SPEAKING||5 Unit(s)|
|Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Honors Institute participant.|
|Advisory: Advisory: Not open to students with credit in COMM 1A or SPCH 1A.|
|Grade Type: Letter Grade, the student may select Pass/No Pass|
|FHGE: Communication & Analytical Thinking Transferable: CSU/UC|
|5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter)|
|Student Learning Outcomes -|
|Introduction to the analysis of the history of rhetoric and public address; application of principles of public address to the preparation and delivery of public speeches in front of a live audience. Particular attention is paid to development of oral communication and listening skills. The honors section provides accelerated students with additional academic challenge in the areas of research, discussion, and intellectual exploration of ideas. Expanded opportunities include, but are not limited to, in-depth examination of speech text within historical context, self-reflection speeches and papers, creative individual and group projects, historical oral interpretation, and enrichment activities.|
|Course Objectives -|
|The student will be able to: |
|Special Facilities and/or Equipment -|
|Course Content (Body of knowledge) -|
|Methods of Evaluation -|
|Representative Text(s) -|
|Beebe, Stephen A. and Susan J. Beebe. Public Speaking: An Audience-Centered Approach, 8th Edition. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 2011. |
Fraleigh, Douglas M. and Joseph S. Truman. Speak Up! An Illustrated Guide to Public Speaking, 3rd Edition. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2014.
Fujishin, Randy. The Natural Speaker, 8th ed. Massachusetts: Pearson, 2014.
Lucas, Stephen E. The Art of Public Speaking, 11th ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2011.
When taught via Foothill Global Access: supplemental lectures, handouts, tests, and assignments delivered via Email and/or Internet; feedback on tests and assignments delivered via Email and/or Internet; class discussion may be delivered in chat rooms, list-serves, and newsgroups.
|Communication Studies |
|Method of Instruction -|
|Lecture, Discussion, Cooperative learning exercises, Oral presentations in front of a live audience, Electronic discussions/chat, Demonstration. |
|Lab Content -|
|Not applicable. |
|Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -|
|Reading Assignments: Weekly reading assignments from text, online curriculum, and outside sources. Writing: Peer critique, self-evaluation. |