The first two weeks of this course are an overview of performing improvisation with introductory and advanced exercises in the techniques of improvisation. The final four weeks focus on applying these concepts in business situations to practice and mastering these improvisation tools in leadership learning.
This is a review of Exploring Public Speaking: 4th Edition: https://louis.oercommons.org/courses/exploring-public-speaking-4th-edition completed by Douglas Marshall, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Southern University at New Orleans
This syllabus is for the class SPCH 1013: Fundamentals of Speech at Baton Rouge Community College, which is the course CCOM 1013 in the Louisiana Common Course Catalog.
This course studies what is language and what does knowledge of a language consist of. It asks how do children learn languages and is language unique to humans; why are there many languages; how do languages change; is any language or dialect superior to another; and how are speech and writing related. Context for these and similar questions is provided by basic examination of internal organization of sentences, words, and sound systems. No prior training in linguistics is assumed.
This course studies the development of bilingualism in human history (from Australopithecus to present day). It focuses on linguistic aspects of bilingualism; models of bilingualism and language acquisition; competence versus performance; effects of bilingualism on other domains of human cognition; brain imaging studies; early versus late bilingualism; opportunities to observe and conduct original research; and implications for educational policies among others. The course is taught in English.
Explores the theory and practice of scientific modeling in the context of auditory and speech biophysics. Based principally on seminar-style discussions of the research literature, subject draws on examples from hearing and speech (e.g., cochlear and vocal-fold mechanics) to explore general, meta-theoretical issues that transcend the particular subject matter. Examples include: What is a model? What is the process of model building? What are the different approaches to modeling? What is the relationship between theory and experiment? How are models tested? What constitutes a good model?
This is a review of Public Speaking: The Virtual Text:https://louis.oercommons.org/courses/public-speaking-the-virtual-text completed by Douglas Marshall, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Southern University at New Orleans
Linda Gates, Professor of Voice at Northwestern University (USA) discusses how Shakespeare's poetry and plays lend themselves to vocal performance by discussing how breath can be used to 'punctuate the thought'. This audio recording is part the Interviews on Great Writers series presented by Oxford University Podcasts.
Table of Contents
Part I. Advocacy and Audiences
1. Public Speaking As Advocacy
2. Centering Audiences
Part II. Arguments and Information
3. Selecting and Formulating Arguments
4. Researching Arguments
5. Crafting Arguments
6. Organizing and Outlining
Part III. Aesthetics and Delivery
7. Creating an Aesthetic Experience
8. Verbal Delivery
9. Nonverbal Delivery
10. Presentation Aids
11. Rehearsing Your Presentation
Part IV. Approaches
12. Informative Speaking
13. Persuasive Speaking
14. Online Public Speaking
15. Ceremonial Speaking
About the Book
Speak Out, Call In: Public Speaking as Advocacy is a contemporary, interdisciplinary public speaking textbook that fuses rhetoric, critical/cultural studies, and performance to offer an up-to-date resource for students. With a focus on advocacy, this textbook invites students to consider public speaking as a political, purposeful form of information-sharing.
This is a review of Speak Out, Call In: Public Speaking as Advocacy: https://louis.oercommons.org/courses/speak-out-call-in-public-speaking-as-advocacy completed by Douglas Marshall, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Southern University at New Orleans