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CU1200 - Effective Speaking

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
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.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
TH1200

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Amy Forbes
Lecturer: Ms Arminelle Fleming.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 30 hours on-campus > Workshops/Seminars - 3 hours workshop per week for 10 weeks
  • 10 hours - 1 hour threaded online discussion for 10 weeks
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: workshop tasks (social speech) (15%); listening diary (journal) (25%); presentation 1 - great debate (reading) (20%); presentation 2 - research (major) (40%).

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Lecturer: Dr Marie Oelgemoeller.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 30 hours on-campus > Workshops/Seminars - 3 hours workshop per week for 10 weeks
  • 10 hours - 1 hour threaded online discussion for 10 weeks
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: workshop tasks (social speech) (15%); listening diary (journal) (25%); presentation 1 - great debate (reading) (20%); presentation 2 - research (major) (40%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Amy Forbes
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 30 hours on-campus > Workshops/Seminars - 3 hours workshop per week for 10 weeks
  • 10 hours - 1 hour threaded online discussion for 10 weeks
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: workshop tasks (social speech) (15%); listening diary (journal) (25%); presentation 1 - great debate (reading) (20%); presentation 2 - research (major) (40%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Marie Oelgemoeller
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 30 hours on-campus > Workshops/Seminars - 3 hours workshop per week for 10 weeks
  • 10 hours - 1 hour threaded online discussion for 10 weeks
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: workshop tasks (social speech) (15%); listening diary (journal) (25%); presentation 1 - great debate (reading) (20%); presentation 2 - research (major) (40%).

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.