Intro to Speech Comm

Introduction to Speech Communication focuses on increasing students’ communication competence in a variety of contexts. This course provides an overview of communication principles, interpersonal communication, small group communication, and public speaking.

Spring 2018 Lecture Courses:

Links to Spring 2018 lecture courses coming soon. The syllabus includes the course calendar.

CYP TTh 9:00-10:20 AM: SPCH 1311-027 Syllabus

CYP TTh 10:30-11:50 AM: SPCH 1311-002 Syllabus

For a SPCH 1311 course that meets at RRC, please view the 1311 for Health Sciences page.

Spring 2018 Distance Learning Course:

The online course I will teach in Spring 2018 is restricted to students enrolled in the Texas Affordable Baccalaureate Program.

SPCH 1311-030-Distance Learning course: SPCH 1311 ONL Syllabus

Distance Learning Courses:

My distance learning courses use virtual meetings held on WebEx for class meetings. We’ll meet three times each term, and you’ll have a choice of several meeting dates and times for each meeting. For more information, see the Frequently Asked Questions about Virtual Meetings and about Scheduling Virtual Meetings.

Spring 2018 Choices for Distance Learning Meeting (posted Oct. 8, 2017):

To complete Competency 3, students will attend one virtual meeting held via WebEx on their choice of the following Saturdays from 11:30 AM-12:30 PM:

  • February 17
  • March 10
  • April 7
  • May 5

Fall 2017 16-Week Course:

SPCH 1311-002 meets at CYP TTh 9:00-10:20 AM: SPCH 1311-002 Syllabus (includes course calendar)

For a SPCH 1311 course that meets at RRC, please view the 1311 for Health Sciences page.

Fall 2017 12-Week Course:

SPCH 1311-097-Distance Learning course: SPCH 1311 ONL Syllabus, SPCH 1311 ONL Calendar

Fall 2017 Choices for Distance Learning Meetings:

Day of the Week Time Date for Orientation Meeting Date for Group Decision-Making Meeting Date for Informative Speech Meeting
Monday 7:00 – 8:00 PM September 25 November 13 December 11
Tuesday 9:00 – 10:00 PM September 26 November 14 December 12
Wednesday 8:00 – 9:00 PM September 27 November 15 December 13
Saturday 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM September 30 November 18 December 16


Online Courses need the package of Communication and You that includes the text and LaunchPad access, ISBN 9781319019068

REQUIRED TEXT: Dan O’Hair and Mary Wiemann, Communication and You, 1st edition, ISBN 9781457663697

RECOMMENDED: Diana Hacker and Barbara Fister, Research and Documentation in the Digital Age with 2016 MLA Update, 6th edition, ISBN 9781319083502

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