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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Rising Hope, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

Public Speaking


January 2019 - Present.

Various facilities authorized by Rising Hope, Inc.

45 hours (15 weeks).

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: to communicate effectively in various venues; apply learned listening skills; organize thoughts within a short time frame to address an issue or situation; analyze the communication process; write and organize various kinds of speeches; effectively communicate through learning verbal and non-verbal techniques of communication; develop self-confidence as a speaker; communicate ideas effectively; apply learned skills, such as attention-getting devices, proper sentence construction, eye contact, modulation and effective voice volume.


Instruction is offered via a classroom-based approach accompanied by supplemental readings, quizzes, homework, interaction with instructor, midterm exam, written and oral speeches, final exam Major topics include: sentence structure; attention-getting devices; informative, demonstrative, and persuasive speeches; organization of content; voice control; pacing; affect and eye contact; active listening; citations and bibliographies.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate / associate degree category, 3 semester hours in English, Communications or Public Speaking (4/22).