Public Speaking (Speech & Debate)
Risherrah Teti firstname.lastname@example.org
Monthly Cost: $35
Materials Fee: $40 (Includes handouts; debate guidelines; class activities)
Class Time: 12:10pm
Required Textbooks: 1)The Great Debate: A Handbook for Policy Debate and Public Forum by Jonathan A. Wolfson
2)BJU Sound Speech: Public Speaking and Communication by Bob Jones University Press Student Edition, Updated Copyright by Terri L. Koontz Pre-requisites: Must be willing to learn to speak in class.
Supplies: 1” 3 Ring Binder; lined paper; pencils; access to printer for class assignments.
Course Description: Unit 1: Process of Communication Why Take Speech? But I’m Afraid! How Communication Happens Listening Skills
Unit 2: Communication Fundamentals Audience Type Topic of Choice Pursuit of Information Arrangement of Thought Effect of Language Power of Sight
Unit 3: Public Communication Informing Your Audience Persuading Your Audience Speaking in Special Situations Communicating in the Workplace
Unit 4: Introduction to Debate Resolutions and Competitions General Logic and Reasoning Argument Presentation and Structure Specific Reasoning and Logical Fallacies Evidence, Research, Flowing, Strategy, Practice Drills
Unit 5: Introduction to Public Forum Debate Public Forum Debate Public Forum Debate Rounds Public Forum Cases Crossfire and Final Focus Unit 6: Introduction to Policy Debate Policy Debate Rounds Stock Issues and Policy Case Structures General Strategies and Cross Examination Disadvantages, Topicality, Counterplans, and Issues