Dr. Leila Brammer — FAC 324 — 933-7372
Office Hours — TTH 1:30-2:30, 4:30-5:30 and by appointment
Email — Lbrammer@gac.edu
Attendance is expected on all days. NO late assignments or makeups will be accepted, except in cases of EXTREME DOCUMENTED EMERGENCY.
Attendance is MANDATORY on ALL presentation days. Those not in attendance
will have 5 points deducted from their grade; those arriving late
will have 2.5 points deducted.
|Special Occasion (2)||20||74%-76%||C||229.4-220.5|
|Self Evaluations (3)||25||67%-69%||D+||208.4-199.5|
|Final||20||59 and below||F||178.4-0|
Intro Speech: 1-2 minute speech introducing yourself to the class.
Introductions: A speech will be given to introduce both the informative and advocacy presentations of a classmate.
Informative Presentation: This is a 4-5 minute speech in which you will inform the audience about an object, process, concept, or event.
Sales Presentation: A 6-7 minute speech to persuade the audience to "buy" a product, service, idea, or person.
Advocacy Presentation: A 8-9 minute speech advocating a change in public or organizational policy or establishing goodwill for an organization.
Special Occasion Presentation: Two 3-4 minute speeches appropriate to a specific special occasion.
Outlines: An outline for each speech will be due the day of the speech. No late outlines accepted.
Self Evaluations: The informative, sales, and persuasive presentations
will be videotaped, and an evaluation of your performance on each will
Come see me in my office for help. If the hours are inconvenient, make an appointment. Since I will be grading you, my input may be important to you.
If the situation warrants, this syllabus may be subject to change at my discretion.
Day Topic Chapters
Feb 9 Introduction to Course
Feb 11 Introduction to Public Speaking/Assignments 1,2
Feb 16 Intro Speeches
Feb 18 Audience 4
Feb 23 Organization 5,8,10
Feb 25 Introductions/Conclusions 9
Mar 2 Special Occasion I
Mar 4 Lab Day
Mar 9 Evidence/Research/Visual Support 6,13
Mar 11 Delivery/Language/Visual Support 11,12
Mar 16 Sample Speeches
Mar 18 Informative Presentations//Introductions
Mar 23 Informative Presentations//Introductions
Mar 25 The Art of Selling--Midterm Exam Due
Apr 6 Persuasion 7,1
Apr 8 Persuasion
Apr 13 Persuasion
Apr 15 Sales Presentations
Apr 20 Sales Presentations
Apr 22 Sales Presentations
Apr 27 Persuasion
Apr 29 Lab Day
May 4 Special Occasion Presentation II
May 6 Advocacy Presentations//Introductions
May 11 Advocacy Presentations//Introductions
May 13 Advocacy Presentations//Introductions
May 18 Advocacy Presentations//Introductions
May 21 Final Due at Noon