SPE 105 Experimental Oral Communication for Professionals
The expected student learning outcomes/skills for SPE 105:
- Students will develop skills enabling them to...
- Recognize the importance of responsible, capable speaking in all areas of life
- Listen critically for main ideas, sound reasoning, and fallacies
- Analyze audience demographics as it pertains to speaking
- Gather information on a topic from a variety of sources
- Support and organize ideas logically
- Use visual aids skillfully
- Use language for maximum impact
- Develop theses for informative, persuasive, and entertaining speeches
- Apply the speech development process to oral presentations
Requirements for SPE 105 Experiential Learning Credit:
- Meet the eligibility requirements specified for receiving Experiential Learning Credit.
- Submit completed request form to the VP of Curriculum & Advising before the portfolio is submitted for review.
- Complete theSPE 105 portfolio (click here to view), including:
- table of contents
- copy of TU transcript and program of study sheet (from your advisor)
- significant learning outline
- documentation of your experience and competencies
- two employer references who can verify that portfolio work is the student’s
- A video or You Tube link of a live speech given in a setting with a selected audience or a public speaking event. A documentation video or link must be provided.
- Submit the completed portfolio to the Division Chair of Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies.
- An assessment committee made up of faculty/administrators in the Division of Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies will determine whether the portfolio merits course credit.