Public Speaking

Communications 1020

Month

Content

Skills

Assessment

January/February

Chapters 1,2,3
Communication Process

Listening
Credibility of a speaker

Group Roles

Knowledge

Active/Passive Listening

Recognizing and Respecting Listeners' Values

Written/Oral Responses

Role Play

March/April

Chapters 4,6
Audience Analysis
Managing Speech Anxiety 

Organization
Chapters 11, 12,13

Persuasive Speech

Parts of a Speech
Chapters 14,15,16

Presentation Aids
Chapter 20,21

Audience Demographics

Speaking versus Understanding

Gaining Confidence

Data Collection

Research
 

Types

Interviews, Surveys

Impromptu Speeches

Self, Peer and Teacher Evaluation

Written response
 
 
 

Examples

 

May/June

Speeches
Persuasive
Imformative
Tribute

Confidence

Organization

Knowledge

Video, Peer, Self, Teacher

Both Written and Oral

Final Written Test