Stoa Speech Syllabus
COM 1100 – Communication– 3 credit hours
15-week course; Fall or Spring Semester
- Speech planning, purposes and goals
- Subject selection, research, and controlling speech anxiety
- Creating thesis sentences, writing introductions and conclusions, and organizing a variety of speeches
- Logical support of their ideas, transitional words, and use of appropriate visual aids
- Effective language usage and delivery techniques
- The creating of a variety of speeches, including the principles and types of informative and persuasive speeches
- Listener motivation and speaker credibility
- Grades are determined by student’s submission of all assignments and all work shown uploaded together in one document.
- Late policy - Any assignment submitted after the designated due date without prior approval from the professor, will receive a 0% grade.
- Academic Honesty - Students are expected and required to uphold the highest standards of academic honesty in this and all courses. In particular, students are to refrain from any form of cheating or plagiarism. Failure to do so will result in a failing grade for the assignment and/or the course and may lead to disciplinary action.
As I Was Saying... A Guide to the World of Competitive Speech - Thane Rehn
Copyright 2002, Communicators for Christ, www.commforchrist.com, 615-494-5023
TRIVIUM TABLES®: RHETORIC, An essential reference tool for teaching the principles of rhetoric.
This convenient reference tool helps students develop a deeper understanding of the five canons of rhetoric.
- 8 x 10.5 accordion fold, laminated
- 8 panels
- © 2014
- Speech Selections / Assessments:
- Limited Preparation
- Written Assignments:
- Student Biography
- Speech Video Submissions:
- Job Announcement Response
- Platform Speech
- Interpretation Speech
- Limited Preparation Speech
- Final Exam: choice of platform, interpretation or limited preparation
|A =||90% - 100%|
|B =||80% - 89%|
|C =||70% - 79%|
|D =||60% - 69%|
|F =||0% - 59%|