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CU1200 - Effective Speaking

[Not offered in 2023]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

This subject offers practical training in vocal techniques essential to develop effective speech capabilities. Students are exposed to and learn the skills required to communicate effectively in such contexts as formal discussions, debates, meetings, public presentations and seminars. It also enables students to develop a vocal signature and use it and their body in effective communication.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply and demonstrate in practice the interaction between purpose, audience and context;
  • analyse the voice and employ it in various communication activities and scenarios;
  • discuss and explain the reciprocal roles of listener and speaker;
  • practice and demonstrate facility and confidence in speaking for a range of communicative purposes.

Subject Assessment

  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (40%) - Individual
  • Written > Reflection/reflective task 1 - (25%) - Individual
  • Oral > Debate - (20%) - Individual
  • Oral > Elevator pitch - (15%) - Individual.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.