Academic Term and Year
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Area of Study
Goals: To develop an awareness of the role of public discourse in American society; to achieve an understanding of the processes of research, reasoning, and rhetorical invention that underlie the creation of effective oral arguments and critical listening; to provide opportunities for developing basic public speaking skills. Content: Theory of communication in the public setting; factors influencing message creation and construction; the role of research and evidence in public discourse; adaptation to the communication situation and audience; ethical issues in public communication; argumentation and persuasion; delivery. Taught: Annually. Prerequisites: None.
Gaetano, George, "COMM1110-02.Public Speaking.J14.Gaetano,George" (2014). Historic Syllabi -- full text access limited to internal Hamline administrative staff only. 2390.