Theological Research Institute, Ltd. (TRI) | Evaluated Learning Experience
Public Speaking (COM 209)
June 2021 – Present.
Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to understand and apply the concept of public speaking and its idea of being audience-centered; display understanding of the most efficient way to prepare a speech; understand speech ethics and listening skills and their importance; practice the importance of understanding your audience and before whom you are speaking; write a speech, including choosing and researching a topic, providing sufficient supports, and organizing the speech; and present the speech in a coherent, open-minded, and inclusive manner.
This public speaking course helps the student become a more confident public speaker and write more coherent and dynamic speeches. In this course, the student receives in-depth information on developing an engaging program and delivering a presentation with power. The student learns how to create a basic outline of a speech, organize a program in a way that makes the most sense, and deliver it in a way that is most engaging. The student also learns techniques to overcome nervousness, and many other issues faced by speakers.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Public Speaking (1/22).