Student Learning Outcomes / General Edu Outcomes

Approved SLOs as of 9/2010

 

Course

SLOs (in no particular order of importance) / GEOs

SPCH 1A

Public Speaking

SLOs

1. Students will be able to perform basic speech delivery skills
2. Students will utilize appropriate speech organization
3. Students will be able to evaluate the reliability of information sources
4. Students will deliver an organized verbal response to a prompt with little to no preparation time
5. Students will critically evaluate public speeches
6. Students will be able to articulate an argument with reasoning and support
7. Students will create full-sentence outlines using appropriate, credible research sources and attribution
8. Students will speak extemporaneously (with minimal notes)

9. Students will perform five speeches

10. Students will understand the need to adapt communication style to acknowledge the differences in others

11. Students will be able to use electronic resources to conduct research.

12. Students will feel more confident

13. Students will create and effectively utilize visual aids

14. Students will enjoy public speaking.

GEO 1: Students will be able to perform basic speech delivery skills.

GEO 2: Students will understand the need to adapt communication style to acknowledge the differences in others.

 

SPCH 1AH

Public Spkg: Honors

(Same as above, with higher expectancies for achievement in these areas)

SPCH 1B

Intermediate Public Speaking

1. Students will employ multiple rhetorical strategies in speech construction and delivery

2. Students will adapt speech content and delivery for a specific audience
4. Students will feel more confident
5. Students will perform in front of a live audience
6. Students will be able to evaluate the reliability of information sources

7. Students will be able to use electronic resources to conduct research

8. Students will be able to articulate arguments with reasoning and evidence

9. Students will write and revise speech manuscripts and formal outlines

SPCH 3

Voice & Diction

1. Students will be able to produce language with appropriate breathing skills.

2. Students will be able to use phonemes.

3. Students will demonstrate vocal expressiveness.

4. Students will feel more confident.

5. Students will examine the relationship between culture and communication.

6. Students will perform a speech in front of a live audience.

SPCH 4

Oral Interp. Of Literature

1. Students will express subtext of written literature.

2. Students will evaluate performances of literature using an appropriate critical framework.

3. Students will identify the central theme of a literature selection.

4. Students will be able to compose an original introduction for a literary selection

5. Students will be able to edit a text for performance.

6. Students will construct a program of literature that advances an argument.

7. Students will feel more confident.

8. Students will examine the relationship between culture and communication.

9. Students will perform in front of a live audience.

10. Students will be able to classify literature into the poetry, drama or prose genre.

 

GEO 1. Students will be able to analyze modes of artistic expression.

SPCH 5

Readers Theater

1. Students will differentiate among multiple processes of authoring readers theater scripts.
2. Students will be able to classify literature into the poetry, drama or prose genre.

3. Students will synthesize multiple literary sources into a script for group performance.

4. Students will direct a group performance.

5. Students will feel more confident.

6. Students will examine the relationship between culture and communication.

7. Students will perform in front of a live audience.

8. Students will be able to use electronic resources to conduct research.

SPCH 6

Small Group Comm.

1. Students will solve a problem as a group.

2. Students will facilitate a group decision-making process.

3. Students will feel more confident.

4. Students will examine the relationship between culture and communication.

5. Students will perform a group presentation in front of a live audience.

SPCH 7

Intercultural Communication

1. Students will define culture
2. Students will evaluate their own intercultural competencies
3. Students will demonstrate cultural sensitivity in conflict management

4. Students will examine cultural factors that influence perceptions

5. Students will feel more confident

6. Students will examine the relationship between communication and culture.

GEO: Students will analyze the relationship between social, political, and/or economic institutions and human behavior.

SPCH 7

Intercultural: Hon

(Same as above, with higher expectancies for achievement in these areas)

SPCH 15

Forensics

1. Students will compete in an intercollegiate forensics tournament.

2. Students will apply techniques from multiple genres of speech communication

3. Students will feel more confident.

SPCH 16

Forensics: IE

1. Students will compete in an intercollegiate forensics tournament.

2. Students will apply techniques from multiple genres of speech communication

3. Students will feel more confident.

SPCH 17

Forensics: Debate

1. Students will compete in an intercollegiate forensics tournament.

2. Students will become more argumentative.

3. Students will feel more confident.

4. Students will be able to use electronic resources to conduct research.

SPCH 18

Forensics: RT

1. Students will perform for a live audience.

2. Students will collaborate to stage and perform multiple selections of literature as a group.

3. Students will feel more confident.

SPCH 20

Argumentation and Debate

1. Students will become more argumentative.

2. Students will become less verbally aggressive.

3. Students will critique an argument.

4. Students will perform for a live audience.

5. Students will feel more confident.

6. Students will be able to use electronic resources to conduct research.

SPCH 20H

(Same as above, with higher expectancies for achievement in these areas)

SPCH 26

Interpersonal Communication

1. Students will evaluate their self concept.

2. Students will improve their interpersonal listening skills.

3. Students will be able to formulate suitable conflict management strategies for interpersonal conflict.

4. Students will examine the relationship between culture and communication.

GEO: Students will analyze the relationship between social, political, and/or economic institutions and human behavior.

SPCH 26H

(Same as above, with higher expectancies for achievement in these areas)

 

 

SPCH 2

  1. Students will perform three speeches

2. Students will examine the relationship between culture and communication.

3. Students will feel more confident.

4. Students will evaluate their self concept.

5. Students will solve a problem as a group.

6. Students will understand the need to adapt communication style to acknowledge the differences in others

SPCH 30

  1. Students will conduct research using a communication database.
  2. Students will evaluate theoretical components of communication theories.
  3. Students will synthesize theoretical communication studies and draw conclusions.
  4. Students will construct a literature review on one aspect of communication studies.
  5. Students will assess various areas of the communication field and choose one specific area for further study.

GEO: Students will analyze the relationship between social, political, and/or economic institutions and human behavior.

 

SPCH 8

1. Students will understand the need to adapt communication style to acknowledge the differences in others.

2. Students will feel more confident.

3. Students will conduct an employment interview.

SPCH 8H

(Same as above, with higher expectancies for achievement in these areas)

 

 

 

 

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