Public Speaking

This course blends theory and practice in exploring public speaking. The theory of speech composition, presentation, and evaluation is discussed in relation to public discourse, civic engagement, and the ethics of persuasion. Students also practice and develop their own skills by giving several formal and impromptu speeches. Requirements include frequent in-class speaking assignments and related practices, including written analyses of speeches.

Course Details

Campus: 
Amherst
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Communications
Number: 
COMM 260
Semester: 
Summer 2018
Registration Status: 
Open
Registration: 
Monday, March 12, 2018 to Friday, May 25, 2018
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