Speech 100 Public Speaking by qau19822


									                                     Fullerton College, Division of Humanities
                                          Speech Department—Fall 2009
                                            Speech 100: Public Speaking

                                     CRN: 12491 (7-9am) and 11179 (9-11am)
                                                   Room 528

Instructor:           Matthew Taylor
Office Location:      525-07
Office Hours:         7am-8am on MW; 11:00am-12:30pm on TR; and by appointment
Office Phone:         714-992-7364
E-mail:               mtaylor@fullcoll.edu
Web Page:             http://staffwww.fullcoll.edu/mtaylor/

Required Text:        Essentials of Public Speaking (3rd Edition), written by Cheryl Hamilton.
Anticipated Fees:     You will print and/or photocopy between 30 and 40 articles for the speeches you will perform
                      in class. You will also download and print all course documents throughout the semester. The
                      cost for this varies from printer to printer and location to location. Students can avoid
                      photocopy and reproduction fees if they have the ability to bring and edit their research in
                      digital format.

Course Description (from online college catalog)
SPCH 100 F Public Speaking (4) (CAN SPCH 4)
Advisory: College level reading and writing
Four hours lecture per week. The purpose of the course is to give speakers more concentrated opportunities to
communicate their ideas. Emphasis is on developing the speaker’s ability to present original subject matter. This is
accomplished by the preparation and presentation of four to six informative and persuasive speeches as well as
various in-class assignments and exercises designed to develop speaking proficiency by skillfully using logic and
reasoning. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit) AA GE, CSU GE, IGETC

Course Objectives
Students will improve their public speaking skills including organization, delivery, and research to achieve personal,
academic, and/or vocational goals; Students will use critical thinking to examine information, events, and ideas from
an audience or situational perspective. Students will improve their ability to recognize the significance of language
and culture in human experience; Students will apply the principles of academic honesty and integrity and they
complete the requirements of the course; Students will use campus and/or community resources to participate
actively in their own education.

Humanities Division Student Learning Outcomes
Students completing courses or programs in the Humanities Division will be able to:
     Use language skills effectively in reading, writing, listening, or speaking to achieve personal, academic, or
         vocational goals.
     Use critical thinking skills to examine information, events, and ideas from a broader perspective.
     Recognize the significance of language and culture in human experience.
     Apply principles of academic honesty and integrity.
     Work cooperatively and collaboratively with others.
     Use campus and/or community resources to participate actively in their own education.
Class Participation
You should expect to participate regularly in class. Most people are afraid of public speaking because they are not
used to performing a public speech. Just like the fear you felt when first learning to ride a bike, drive on the freeway,
or going to a new place, time and practice make the unknown and difficult seem routine. As a result, we will
practice regularly in class. This participation will also be graded.

Attendance Policy
Attendance is required at all class meetings. You are allowed four absences. Upon your fifth absence in the class the
instructor will drop you from the class. I do not have a tardy policy. If you are more than 15 minutes late to the start
of class you will be marked absent. Failing to attend class may also result in a failing grade for that particular day’s
class participation activities.

Late Assignment and Exam Policy
Late assignments and exams will not be accepted unless approved by the instructor. Late assignments will be
accepted but will incur a grade penalty. Late assignments will earn you a maximum of 50% of the total points
possible on that assignment. You are welcome to turn in assignments and take exams early if you schedule at least
one week with me in advance.

Grade Appeal Procedure
Students have the right to formally appeal the final grade in a course. Students have the right to have someone
accompany them throughout the process. Students should initiate requests for grade change within the next regular
semester, but no later than two years, following the award of the original grade. If the instructor determines that
there is a valid basis for the change, a Change of Grade form shall be used to notify the Office of Admissions and
Records. If the instructor determines there is not a valid basis for the change and denies the student's request,
students may proceed to the appeals process described below. Prior to being accepted by the Office of Admissions
and Records, the Change of Grade form shall be completed and signed by the instructor, noting the basis for the
change, and approved by the division dean. The Grade Appeal Request form must first be directed to the instructor
of the course and a signed copy maintained by student. If further action is necessary, the student should present the
written complaint to the division dean. If the issue continues to remain unresolved, the written appeal can be
directed to the Executive Vice President of Educational Programs and Student Services. The Executive Vice
President will convene the Grade Appeal Committee. Once the Grade Appeal Request has entered the formal
process, it shall be resolved formally.

Withdrawal Policy
I will approve all withdrawal requests prior to the college deadline as posted.

ADA Compliant
Fullerton College is committed to providing educational accommodations for students with disabilities upon the
timely request by the student to the instructor. Verification of the disability must also be provided. The Disability
Support Services office functions as a resource for students and faculty in the determination and provision of
educational accommodations.
Academic Honesty
Students are expected to abide by ethical standards in preparing and presenting material which demonstrates their
level of knowledge and which is used to determine grades. Such standards are founded on basic concepts of
integrity and honesty. I may deal with academic dishonesty in one or more of the following ways:

1. Assign an appropriate academic penalty such as an oral reprimand (as in cases where there is reasonable doubt
that the student knew that the action violated the standards of honesty); assign an "F" on all or part of a particular
paper, project, or exam (for example, where it was felt that it was a one-time occurrence); or assign an "F" in the
course (as in cases where the dishonesty was serious, premeditated, or part of an ongoing scheme).

2. Report to the appropriate administrators, with notification of same to the student(s), for disciplinary action by the
College. Such a report will be accompanied by supporting evidence and documentation.

Student Conduct
Students have an obligation to become familiar with the College’s policies, rules, and regulations and to conduct
themselves in a reasonable, respectful manner conducive to attaining their educational goals. Students should refer
to the college catalog under the heading Student Conduct for additional information. Please turn cell phones to
vibrate during class.

Emergency Response Message
Please take note of the safety features in and close to your classroom and study the posted evacuation route. The
most direct route of egress may not be the safest because of the existence of roofing tiles or other potentially
hazardous conditions. Similarly, running out of the building can also be dangerous during severe earthquakes.
During strong quakes the recommended response is to duck, cover, and hold until the shaking stops. Follow the
guidance of your instructor. Your cooperation during emergencies can minimize the possibility of injury to yourself
and to others.

Wait Time For Late Instructors
If, due to unforeseen emergencies, the instructor does not arrive at the scheduled start time for class, students are to
wait for fifteen minutes (unless otherwise notified by the division). If they do not receive notification to wait for
their instructor to arrive, after fifteen minutes the students may leave with no penalty for absence or assigned work
due for that class meeting.

Fullerton College Catalog and Class Schedule
The Fullerton College Catalog and the Class Schedule contain a number of policies relating to students that are
important to you. Please be sure that you have read these publications thoroughly. You may purchase copies of these
publications at the campus bookstore, or you may read them online at the Fullerton College website,
You can expect to participate in public speaking in almost every class period. These activities
will include small group activities, public speaking, peer evaluation, and workshops on
individual speeches. Each participation assignment is individually graded pass/fail. Participation
will account for twenty-five percent of your final grade.

Public Speaking
While you can expect to participate in public speaking in almost every class period, you will
engage in several graded speech activities including a Storytelling, Opinion, How To,
Informative, and Persuasive speech. These speeches will be graded and will constitute sixty
percent of your final grade.

Outlines and Research
You will be required to complete full sentence outlines and annotated bibliographies for the
Informative and Persuasive speeches delivered in class. The research assignments will require
you to investigate sources on the web via search engines like Google and through the research
databases provided to you at the online Fullerton College Library. These items will be graded
and constitute fifteen percent of your final grade.


Participation 25%
There are a total of 250 points available in participation. This grade will represent how many
times you “passed” the daily speaking and small group assignments in class. If, for example, you
pass 85 percent of the in-class assignments you will receive 85 percent of the 250 points for your
final participation grade.

Public Speaking 60%                              Outlines/Research 15%
Storytelling 75 points                           Outline #1   30 points
Opinion      100 points                          Outline #2   45 points
How To       125 points                          Research #1 30 points
Informative 150 points                           Research #2 45 points
Persuasive   150 points
                   Daily Schedule
            Speech 100—Public Speaking
          To Do B4 Class      In Class
Aug 18    Nothing             Introduction to the Class

Aug 20    Nothing             Basic Survival Skills

Aug 25    Chapter 1           Communication Model,
                              Ethics, and Delivery Rubric
                              Formal Speech #1 Assigned

Aug 27    Chapter 2           Communication Anxiety
                              Delivery Rubric at Work

Sept 1    Prepare Speech      Speech Boot Camp

Sept 3    Practice Speech     Formal Speech #1—Storytelling

Sept 8    Practice Speech     Formal Speech #1—Storytelling

Sept 10   Practice Speech     Formal Speech #1—Storytelling

Sept 15   Chapter 3           Stages of Listening
          Chapter 7           Organizing Your Speech
                              Formal Speech #2 Assigned

Sept 17   Speech 2 Homework   Speech Boot Camp

Sept 22   Chapter 5 and 6     Researching Your Speech
          Speech 2 Homework   Speech Boot Camp

Sept 23   Chapter 8           Outlines and Notes
          Speech 2 Homework   Speech Boot Camp

Sept 29   Practice Speech     Formal Speech #2--Opinion

Oct 1     Practice Speech     Formal Speech #2--Opinion

Oct 6     Practice Speech     Formal Speech #2--Opinion

Oct 8     Chapter 12          Informative Speech
                              Formal Speech #3 Assigned

Oct 13    Chapter 4           Audience Adaptation

Oct 15    Speech 3 Homework   Speech Boot Camp

Oct 20    Practice Speech     Formal Speech #3 Due

Oct 22    Practice Speech     Formal Speech #3 Due

Oct 27    Practice Speech     Formal Speech #3 Due
Oct 29                 Nothing                Formal Speech #4 Assigned
                                              Research and Outline Project #1 Assigned

Nov 3                  Chapter 9 and 10       Visual Aids and Delivery
                       Speech 4 Homework      Speech Boot Camp

Nov 5                  Speech 4 Homework      Speech Boot Camp

Nov 10                 Practice Speech        Formal Speech #4—Informative

Nov 12                 Practice Speech        Formal Speech #4—Informative

Nov 17                 Chapter 13             Persuasion
                                              Formal Speech #5 Assigned

Nov 19                 Chapter 14             Patterns of Reasoning
                       Speech 5 Homework      Speech Boot Camp

Nov 24                 Speech 5 Homework      Speech Boot Camp

Nov 26                 NO CLASS

Dec 1                  Speech 5 Homework      Speech Boot Camp

Dec 3                  Practice Speech        Formal Speech #5—Persuasion

Dec 8                  Practice Speech        Formal Speech #5--Persuasion


Final Class Period on Monday, December 14th from 9am-11am (Persuasion Speeches)

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