Intro to Speech Comm

SPCH 1311: Introduction to Speech Communication

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

Spring 2018 Lecture Courses:

Links to Spring 2018 syllabus are posted below. 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

CYP TTh 1:30-2:50 PM: SPCH 1311-003 Syllabus

Spring 2018 Distance Learning Course:

The online course I will teach in Spring 2018 is a competency-based learning course.

SPCH 1311-030-Distance Learning course: SPCH 1311 ONL Syllabus, Suggested Schedule

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


All Courses need the text and LaunchPad access.

Required Text: Choices and Connections: An Introduction to Communication, 2nd edition, by Steven McCornack and Joseph Ortiz, with LaunchPad (ISBN 9781319115173)

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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