Com 121 B: Principles of Speaking

Tuesday/Thursday 11:30 am - 12:50 pm

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August Calendar

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THU

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Master Syllabus

Etiquette of Email

Icebreaker: Introduce classmates

Letter of Introduction - 25 pts

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Letters of Introduction due

Quiz: Peer interviews 20 pts

Perception Activity - 25 pts

 

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Complete perception activity

Discuss stereotypes & perceptions

Take Mug Shots

 

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Perception Notes

Stereotype response

Email contact information

 

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September Calendar

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Complete Perception Notes

Letters of Introduction: Truth vs. lies

Introductory Speeches: Due Tuesday September 8th

 

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Stereotype activity

Homework: Read pages 62-66 in text for Tuesday

C.A. Assessment

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Labor Day
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Introductory Speeches: Due (late speeches = 1/2 credit.  No speeches past Thursday 09/10)
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Complete late speeches

Stereotypes & Lookism video

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Quiz: Perceptions & videos

Read Chapter 5: Adapting to Your Audience and Situation

 

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Audience Analysis Group Work
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15 minutes to prepare for group presentations

Group presentations

 

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Activity: impromptu speaking & adapting to audience

Quiz: Audience Analysis

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Ceremonial Speaking: Notes

View Example Speeches

Read chapter 17 & come to class with 3 viable topics

 

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October Calendar

 

 

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Quiz over reading possible

Ceremonial Speeches

Outlining & conferencing

Outlines due Tues / Thurs: Set up one-on-one conferences - speaking order reverse of conferences

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One-on-one conferences

Mid-term grades

7 8
Class Canceled
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Mid-term
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College Closed - Columbus Day
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Resume: One-on-one conferences

Mid-term grades

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Delivery elements & global commentary re: conferences

 

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Speeches: 100 pts
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Speeches: 100 pts

Homework: Topics for informative

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Leftover speeches

Sentence Outlining

Outline 1

Outline 2

Homework: Outline speeches

Read Text: Pgs 386-388, 395-401

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Outlines due: Informative Speeches 50 pts

Delivery techniques

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Daylight Savings Time: Saturday

 

November Calendar

2 3
Organizational techniques

Outlines back / conferencing

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CLASS CANCELED
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9 10
Informative speeches: Round 1
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Informative speeches: Round 2
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Informative speeches: Round 3

Persuasive Speech Prep

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Persuasive Speech Prep:

Speech Assignment
Anticipating Opposition
Topic options
Works cited for outline

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Persuasive Speech Prep: Research / practice day

MUST EMAIL OUTLINE BY 5:00 PM: larborg@hotmail.com

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THANKSGIVING BREAK
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THANKSGIVING BREAK
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THANKSGIVING BREAK
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December Calendar

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Persuasive speeches: Round 1

Zach
Smithy
Trent
Josh

 

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Persuasive speeches: Round 2

Arielle
Moriah
Kelsey
Gage

 

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7 8
Persuasive speeches: Round 3

Erin
Darren
Calvin
Daniel

 

9 10
Persuasive speeches: Round 4

DaQuan
Wendell
[Jessica]
[Amanda]
[Jarrett]

 

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FINAL EXAMS
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FINAL EXAMS: 12:30-2:30pm

 

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FINAL EXAMS - SEMESTER ENDS
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