NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog 
    Jul 18, 2018  
NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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CO/M 1010 - Introduction to Public Speaking

This course introduces the material and methods for developing ideas, organizing material, and delivering both formal and informal speeches.  The course emphasizes the speaker’s attention to the speaker/audience relationship.  It is designed to develop the basic skills needed for making effective oral presentations and for listening effectively.

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of CO/M 1010 Introduction to Public Speaking, the student will be able to:

  1. identify topics which are appropriate for specific audiences.
  2. research relevant information.
  3. prepare material into logical rhetorical structures that are appropriate for oral presentation.
  4. perform with adequate technical skill several speeches using extemporaneous delivery and minimal notes.
  5. integrate the material and delivery to the requirements of specific audiences.
  6. evaluate presentations.

General Education Requirement: Communication

Credits: 3

Instructional Method Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 hours/week

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