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CV1200 - Effective Speaking

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Creative Arts

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

  • the ability to analyse the voice and its role in communication;
  • the capacity to apply in practice the interaction between purpose, audience and context;
  • facility and confidence in speaking for a range of communicative purposes;
  • foundation skills in oral interpretation;
  • an understanding of the reciprocal roles of listener and speaker.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • The ability to find and access information using appropriate media and technologies;
  • The ability to evaluate that information;
  • The ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently, coherently, creatively and ethically;
  • The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
  • The ability to lead, manage and contribute effectively to teams;
  • The ability to work individually and independently;
  • The ability to select and use appropriate tools and technologies;
  • The ability to use online technologies effectively and ethically.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
TH1200

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Robyn Glade-Wright
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: presentations (50%) class exercises (30%) (80%); assignments (20%).

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Robyn Glade-Wright
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: presentations (50%) class exercises (30%) (80%); assignments (20%).

Cairns, Study Period 6, Block
Census Date 21-Jun-2012
Face to face teaching 20-Jun-2012 to 29-Jun-2012 (Classes are held between 9am-1pm.)
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Robyn Glade-Wright
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: presentations (50%) class exercises (30%) (80%); assignments (20%).

Cairns, Study Period 10, Block
Census Date 13-Dec-2012
Face to face teaching 30-Nov-2012 to 10-Dec-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Robyn Glade-Wright
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: presentations (50%) class exercises (30%) (80%); assignments (20%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 21, Internal
Census Date 12-Apr-2012
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: presentations (50%); assignments (20%); class exercises (30%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 22, Internal
Census Date 09-Aug-2012
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: presentations (50%); assignments (20%); class exercises (30%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 23, Internal
Census Date 06-Dec-2012
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: presentations (50%); assignments (20%); class exercises (30%).

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: presentations (50%) class exercises (30%) (80%); assignments (20%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: presentations (50%) class exercises (30%) (80%); listening diary (20%).

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.