CSCM1030-I Public Speaking and Persuasion (Fall 2021)

Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account. Visit http://rmu.blackboard.com/ for more information.
Session, Dates: 1 (08/30/2021 - 12/17/2021)
Days: ONLINE
Time: -
Location: Internet/Online
Room:
Seats Available: 1 Seat!
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course underscores the integrated nature of the communications skills program and the importance of communications skills for a successful life and career. While refining research and writing skills, students develop computer-assisted presentational materials to enhance the delivery of speeches. Among the communications topics explored are personal and professional relationships, ethical and legal issues, the impact of changing technology, audience analysis, and diversity in the workplace. This course emphasizes the development of a professional style of oral delivery and the production and use of relevant supporting materials. Pre-requisite: CSEN1020.

About the Instructor(s)

Francis X. Hartle, D.Sc.
Assistant Dean, School of Informatics, Humanties, and Social Sciences
School of Informatics, Humanities and Social Sciences

Coordinator, Criminal Justice Program
School of Nursing, Education and Human Studies

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Social Sciences

hartle@rmu.edu
412-397-6042 phone
412-397-6044 fax
Wheatley Center 317
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