SPE1003 - Principles of Public Speaking

Course Description

An introductory study of oral communication skills necessary to improve one's ability to prepare and deliver effective oral presentations before an audience. This course emphasizes skills in organization, audience analysis and adaptation, nonverbal communication, and listening through the preparation, delivery, and evaluation of speeches in class. A study of voice production identifies potential problems and corrective measures. Prerequisite: English Composition I.

Course Objectives

The primary goal of this course is to become a better public speaker, with improved skills in researching, organizing, developing, and delivering speeches.

As a result of this course you should be able to:

The following are competencies for Ministry as outlined in the Sourcebook for Ministerial Development that will be addressed in this course:

Course Prerequisites

English Composition I.