Public speaking is one of the most important forms of communication. To deliver an effective speech, it is important that you command the audience’s attention and present yourself as a competent and credible speaker. The goal is for you to gain more confidence in communicating in public contexts.
To understand how language and communication processes create communities.
To understand the role of community and identity in how individuals see the world and how others see them.
To understand the interactions of individuals, organizations, groups, and social movements and the conflicts and opportunities that can result.
To use an ethical framework to analyze and address the communication problems and opportunities of individuals and groups.
Required Textbooks & Materials
A Pocket Guide to Public Speaking. O’Hair, Dan; Rubenstein, Hannah and Stewart, Rob. Fifth Edition.
ISBN-10: 1457670402 or
Public Speaking Comm. 110 Workbook. Haselrud Opp, Cary and Kartoshkina. Twenty-seventh edition. UND PUBLICATION.
You will also need to assebmle a 3 person live audience for each speech.
Lessons & Exams
You have 3 to 9 months from your enrollment date to complete:
*Course information, including tuition, technology requirements, textbooks, lessons and exams, is subject to change without notice.