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INTRODUCTION TO ORAL COMMUNICATION

 

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COMM 110 Week 1 Public Speaking Basics Worksheet
 

Complete the Public Speaking Basics Worksheet.

Format your assignment according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

Public Speaking Basics

 

INSTRUCTIONS

 

Answer each of the following questions in complete sentences using at least 50 words.

 

QUESTIONs

 

 

 

 

What is the value in learning about public speaking and effective communication? In what ways might you use public speaking in your personal life and career?
 

 

 

 

 

 

What are the basic elements of the speech communication process? Why are these elements important for presenting?
 

 

 

 

 

 

What are the guidelines for ethical speaking and presenting? Why is it important to consider ethics when presenting?
 

 

 

 

 

 

On a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 equaling love it and 10 equaling hate it, rate your feelings about speaking in front of groups. Explain your reasons for this rating, including any previous experiences you have had with public speaking.
 

 

 

 

 

 

Why is it normal and even desirable to be nervous at the start of a speech?
 

 

 

 

 

 

From your experience, how have you been able to identify when a speaker is nervous? What are the signs of speech anxiety?
 

 

 

 

 

 

What methods can you use to control speech anxiety?
 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

COMM 110 Week 1 Discussion: Electronic Reserve Readings Videos
 

 

What did you learn?
 

Look at the list of four video clips under the heading “Electronic Reserve Readings Videos”  in the Required section.

Watch the clips and then post, in this discussion string, a 100 word message describing three or more points that interested you.

While this post has its own points and so isn’t eligible for participation points too, any responses you make to others on this discussion will count towards participation.

 

 
 

 

 

COMM 110 Week 2 Informative Presentation and Worksheet
 

The most effective presentations are customized to the intended audience. Consider how audience can influence the messaging for a presentation topic.

Select one topic and one audience from the following lists of potential topics and potential audiences.

Audience

 

 

 

A group of elementary or school-aged children
 

 

A group of recent high school graduates
 

 

A group of elderly adults
 

 

A group of your workplace superiors
 

 

A group of visiting scholars from a foreign country
 

 

Another group as approved  by your instructor
 

 

Topics

 

 

 

A recent event in the news or from your community
 

 

A significant event in history
 

 

A summary of a national law
 

 

Another topic as approved by your instructor
 

 

Create an outline in preparation for your presentation. The Informative Presentation Worksheet can be used as a guide, and refer to Ch. 6 and 11 of Public Speaking for more information.

Submit to Assignment Files Tab.

Refer to the YouSeeU™ Individual Presentation Training.

Deliver an 8- to 10-minute informative video presentation directed toward your selected audience about your selected topic.

 

 
 

 

 

COMM 110 Week 2 Discussion: Electronic Reserve Readings Videos
 

 

What did you learn?
 

Look at the list of video clips under the heading “Electronic Reserve Readings Videos”  in the Required section.

Watch the clips and then post a 100 word message describing at least three points that interested you.

While this post has its own points and so isn’t eligible for participation points too, any responses you make to others on this discussion will count towards participation.

 

 
 

 

 

COMM 110 Week 3 YouSeeU™ Demonstration Presentation
 

To explore the use of visual aids and nonverbal and verbal communication, you will demonstrate a task. You may wish to create an outline to help structure your slides and guide your delivery.

Include the following to complete the assignment:

 

 

 

A video of yourself demonstrating how to do a task.  It is important to be mindful of your verbal and nonverbal cues throughout your demonstration.
 

 

A slide presentation that provides accompanying directions or information and effective visual aids to support your video.
 

 

Create a 5- to 8-minute video of yourself demonstrating a task.

You may select from the following list or seek instructor approval for another option.

Demonstration examples:

 

 

 

Prepare a recipe.
 

 

Demonstrate how to take care of a car.
 

 

Build or assemble an item, such as a piece of furniture or model plane.
 

 

Show how to clean something.
 

 

Share your hobby.
 

 

Create a do-it-yourself project or craft.
 

 

Create an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation to support the video.  Slide text and visual aids should describe the process or event components and sequence.

Submit the assignment in YouSeeU™.  First load the video to the Assignments section of YouSeeU™; then follow the prompts to upload and synchronize your slide presentation so that the appropriate slide is displayed as you are speaking to related portions of the video presentation.

 

 
 

 

 

COMM 110 Week 3 Discussion: Electronic Reserve Readings Videos
 

 

What did you learn?
 

Watch all of the TED talk segments.

Post a 100 word message describing at least three points that interested you.  Add your message in the Required Section under the heading “Week 3 Electronic Reserve Readings Videos”.

While this post has its own points and so isn’t eligible for participation points too, any responses you make to others on this discussion will count towards participation.

 

 
 

 

 

COMM 110 Week 4 Persuasive Presentation
 

Often, one must persuade an audience to act. This requires the presenter to speak to the history of the topic for presentation, as well as how to best persuade his or her audience to take the action suggested. If you find it helpful, you may wish to create an outline to help you prepare for your presentation.

Select a topic from the following list:

 

 

 

An issue in your community or on a national scale that requires a resolution, such as a local policy or law you feel should be created or changed
 

 

An event or action plan for your local community or workplace, such as hosting an art fair, introducing a recycling program, or cleaning up a local park
 

 

Another topic, as approved by your instructor
 

 

Create a 10- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with accompanying 8-10 minute video that does the following:

 

 

 

Summarizes the topic and the effect of the issue on the community
 

 

Proposes a solution to the issue or a plan of action, including a balanced summary of potential audience responses in order to best persuade everyone to action
 

 

Includes visual aids and outside resources
 

 

Uses effective language to persuade your audience
 

 

Format your presentation consistent with appropriate course-level APA guidelines, citing any research you use in your presentation.

Submit your presentation and self-assessment in YouSeeU™.

 

 
 

 

 

COMM 110 Week 4 Review Quiz
 

Prepare to take a quiz of approximately 30 questions.  These will be True/False, multiple choice, or matching questions.  The quiz will be posted at the beginning of the week.

Download the quiz, save it to your computer, and fill it in as you read.  For some questions you will need to refer back to previous chapters.

Use an X or a check mark or the Word highlighter tool to fill in your answers. Do not change the format in any way. Do not submit just a list of answers.

Submit to Assignments.

 

 
 

 

 

COMM 110 Week 5 Speech and Presentation Critiques
 

Review the YouSeeU™ 5-star ratings and critique feedback (comments section) you received from your peers during Weeks 3 and 4.

Write a 700-900-word reflection on the following questions:

 

 

 

What role does peer review and critique play in effective presentations?
 

 

What are some constructive presentation and speech critique methods?
 

 

How do you plan to implement your classmates’ suggestions in future presentations?
 

 

How do you plan to implement what you have seen be successful in your classmates’ presentations?
 

 

In addition to individual presentation, you might be asked to do team presentations. Describe effective group presentation methods or skills.
 

 

Use an essay style for this paper.  Do not use a Q&A format.

Format your assignment according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.

 

 
 

 

 

COMM 110 Week 5 Effective Listening Presentation
 

Create a 10-12 slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation, which includes the following:

 

 

 

A description of what makes an effective listener
 

 

An explanation of why listening skills are important for effective presentations
 

 

A description of common symptoms of poor listening skills
 

 

A description of at least two methods for improving one’s listening skills
 

 

Create a 10-12 minute video presentation about Effective Listening that accompanies the PowerPoint® presentation.

Upload your video to YouSeeU™; then upload your slides and synchronize them with your presentation.

 

 
 

 
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