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    Jan 27, 2023  
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COM 101 - Oral Communication

(3 units)
Theory and practice in the composition and delivery of public speeches. Advanced techniques of message development, organization and style.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 2
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 1
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. research topics to obtain quality evidence to construct a public speech.
2. utilize an outline appropriate for speech type to organize evidence effectively.
3. focus the purpose of a speech by articulating a thesis.
4. craft an effective speech that contains an introduction, body, and conclusion.
5. deliver extemporaneous speeches.
6. verbally cite sources as appropriate.
7. employ appropriate visual support in a speech.
8. use audience analysis to adapt a speech.
9. construct sound arguments through applying persuasion theory.
10. demonstrate a favorable ethos when presenting public speeches.


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