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Do you suffer from glossophobia? Are you required to take a speech course for your degree? Have you delayed taking a speech course until your last quarter at De Anza College?
Join us in a non-judgmental "workshop" where you can explore any fears you may have about public speaking. You'll receive constructive criticism about the content and delivery of your presentations from the instructor (one-on-one verbal and written) and from your peers.
You'll have many speaking opportunities to improve or polish your public speaking skills. If you're looking for a challenge, if you're striving to reach your potential as a public speaker, then this class may enable you to meet your needs.
Speech 1--Public Speaking
Course Description for Speech 1 (catalog): "Theory and techniques of public speaking in a democratic society. An introduction to a variety of perspectives and approaches used to research, organize, deliver, and evaluate public presentations."
Beebe, Steven A., and Susan J. Beebe. A concise public speaking handbook (4th Ed). Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 2015.
Note to Students with Disabilities: If you have a disability-related need for reasonable academic accommodations or services in this course, provide the instructor with a Test Accommodation Verification Form (also known as a TAV form) from Disability Support Services (DSS) or the Educational Diagnostic Center (EDC). Students are expected to give five day notice of the need for accommodations. Students with disabilities can obtain a TAV form from their DSS counselor (864-8753 DSS main number TTY:408.864.8748) or EDC advisor (864-8839 EDC main number).
Schedule of Classes:
Speech 1--Section 18--Public Speaking--MW--1:30-3:20 p.m. L34
Speech 1--Section 20--Public Speaking--MW--3:30-5:20 p.m. L45
Speech 1--Section 17--Public Speaking--MW--1:30-3:20 p.m. E24
Speech 1--Section 25--Public Speaking--MW--3:30-5:20 p.m. L45
Summer Session 2015
Speech 1--Public Speaking--MW--3:00--6:50 p.m. L45
Office: By appointment. (Compass Map)
Office Phone:408-864-8999 Ext. 3103