2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Public Speaking Intensive

Summer quarter

Faculty: Lori Blewett communication, social studies

Fields of Study: communications

Summer: CRN (Credit) Level 40109 (6) Second Session; 40110 (4) Second Session  

Credits: 4, 6(Su)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Evening and Weekend


This weekend-intensive course focuses on the fundamentals of public speaking. It is aimed at enhancing students' confidence and ability regardless of their current level of experience. Students will learn to control speech anxiety, compose persuasive and informative speeches, use visual aids appropriately, and develop performance skills for effective public presentations. All students will receive individualized feedback and coaching.

Students enrolling for 6 credits will do additional work to study speaking skills for recorded media.

Maximum Enrollment: 24

Advertised Schedule: 6-10p Mon (Jul. 25, Aug. 1) and 9:30a-5:30p Sat/Sun (Jul. 30-31, Aug. 6-7)

Required Fees: $7 for a digital recording chip

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: Enhanced Online Learning

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