HCENG 311: Speech Training

Class Hours: 2hrs
Instructor: Dr. Mrs. Franca Okumo
Email: [email protected]
Web: https://hostclass.net/courses
Course Name: Speech Training (HCENG311)
Venue: hostclass-net.zoom.us

Course Description
This course helps to introduce students through practical sessions into public speaking, news broadcasting, poise and presence, voice over and pronunciation skills. It is a follow up of the courses, ENG 102 and 203. Students are made to give presentations both in groups and individually applying the skills acquired in the course. This helps to build self-confidence, enhance self-esteem and improve overall personality of the participants. The programme aims at grooming the participants through sensitizing them about proper behavior, socially and professionally, in formal and informal circumstances.
Weekly Schedule:
Week 1: (Monday, 6pm – 8pm): – Types of communication, essential elements of speech, understanding anxiety and stress and managing apprehension

Week 2: (Monday, 6pm – 8pm): – Public speaking and self-esteem, Dress sense and poise and the public speaker as an artist

Week 3: (Monday, 6pm – 8pm): – The roles of ethics in public speaking, preparing to present a speech, analyzing your audience, basic characteristics of the audience & demographics and psychographics of the audience

Week 4: (Monday, 6pm – 8pm): – Effective speech presentation.

Week 5: (Monday, 6pm – 8pm): – Introduction styles, body & conclusionWeek 6: (Monday, 6pm – 8pm): – Using supporting materials and presentation aids, starting off on the right foot, using visual aids & checking the volume of your voice
Grading Policy
The following grading scale will be used:
• 5% of your score shall be based on your virtual classroom attendance
• 10% on homework
• 15% on assignment and participation
• 70% shall be based on examination Time Nov 30, 2020 08:00 PM
Dec 7, 2020 08:00 PM
Dec 14, 2020 08:00 PM
Dec 21, 2020 08:00 PM
Dec 28, 2020 08:00 PM
Jan 4, 2021 08:00 PM

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