Oral Interpersonal Communication

Week 1 Syllabus
Week 1 Syllabus Test
Week 1 Communicating the Basics
Week 1 Making Your Point
Week 1 Classmate Introduction (points)
Week 1 Campfire Story (points)
Week 2 Simple Research
Week 2 Make a Point Assignment (points)
Week 2 Introductions and Conclusions
Week 2 Transitions
Week 2 The General Format of a Basic Speech or Essay
Week 2 The Basics Of A Good Speech
Week 2 Combating Nervousness
Week 2 Delivery
Week 2 Visual Aids
Week 3 Plan for Speech 1 (points)
Weeks 4 & 5 Speech 1(points) (Video Requirements)
(Example of an acceptably done video)
Week 6 Ethos, Pathos, and Logos
Week 6 Respect for Audience
Week 6 Anecdote, Correlation, and Causation
Anecdotes, Correlation and Causation–Basic Explanation
Ted talk on correlation v causation–SHORT VIDEO
Freakonomics authors on correlation v causation–SHORT VIDEO
Freakonomics authors on correlation v causation–SHORT VIDEO 2
John Norland on correlation v causation–SHORT VIDEO
Anecdotes, Correlation and Causation–Exercise One
Anecdotes, Correlation and Causation–Exercise Two
Anecdotes, Correlation and Causation–Exercise Three
Bias, empiricism, and the hierarchy of evidence
Funny Correlations (where one variable obviously isn’t causing the other)
Other elegant explanations and examples.
Week 7 Objections to Reason
Week 7 Denotative and Connotative Meaning
Week 7 Anticipating Audience Objections
Week 7 Adapting to an Audience
Week 7 Narrowing a Goal to Something Achievable
Week 8 Oral Presentation Example Analysis
Week 9 Speech 2 Plan Outline (points)
Week 9 Speech 2 Plan Slides (points)
Weeks 10 & 11 Speech 2 (points) (Video Requirements)
Week 12 Study Guide for Public Speaking Exam.
Week 12 Public Speaking Exam (Respondus Lock-down Browser needed.)
     Video in how to download and install Respondus on a non-BTC computer.
     Video on how Respondus works.
Week 13 Interpersonal Communication
Week 13 Nonverbal Communication
Week 13 Making Others Feel Listened To
Week 13 Active Listening
Week 14 Understanding the Employer’s Perspective
Week 14 Interviewing
Week 14 Example Paragraphs (3) Job Interview (points)
Week 14 Reaction to Mock Job Interview (points)
Week 15 Communication in Relationships (points)
Week 15 Communicating with Difficult People (points)
Week 15 Communicating in Small Groups
Week 16 Study Guide for Interpersonal Communication Exam
Week 16 Interpersonal Communication Exam (points)

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