Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD) is a multi-campus community college serving Sheridan, Campbell, and Johnson Counties. Committed to creating student success and making a difference in the communities it serves, NWCCD serves over 8,000 credit and non-credit students per year.
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:
identify topics which are appropriate for specific audiences.
research relevant information.
prepare material into logical rhetorical structures that are appropriate for oral presentation.
perform with adequate technical skill several speeches using extemporaneous delivery and minimal notes.
integrate the material and delivery to the requirements of specific audiences.