Incorporating TED Talk assignments into a public-speaking course

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Courses: Introduction to public speaking, advanced public speaking, hybrid/survey introduction to communication. Objectives: At the end of this activity, students will be able to (1) explain the elements of a speaking outline and discover these elements in real-world speech examples, (2) recreate outline formats effectively in their personal speeches, (3) appraise both their own presentations and the presentations of others in order to assess the effectiveness of these presentations, (4) recognize the needed elements of different speech genres and apply those elements when developing and delivering their own speeches, and (5) summarize and synthesize course concepts and apply them to a critical analysis of a real-world speech example.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)239-244
Number of pages6
JournalCommunication Teacher
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Communication


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