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.

Summer 2020 Distance Learning Courses:

SPCH 1311-004 Syllabus coming soon!

Virtual Meetings for Distance Learning Courses:

My distance learning courses hold virtual meetings using Zoom. All participants must be seen and heard throughout the meeting. A working webcam, headphones and microphone are required for attending virtual meetings.

We’ll meet twice each term, and you’ll sign up for virtual meetings, held on specific dates at specific times.

Summer 2020 Meeting Schedule

Meeting Weeks
July 20-26 August 3-9

During these weeks, you will attend a virtual meeting at one of the following times – sign ups will occur in advance of the meetings:

Meeting Day Meeting Time
Monday 8:30-9:30 PM 
Tuesday 7:30-8:30 PM
Wednesday 7:15-8:15 PM
Saturday 10:30-11:30 AM

Spring 2020 Sections:

SPCH 1311-002 meets at CYP on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30-11:50 AM – Syllabus

SPCH 1311-015 meets at SGC on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:30-11:50 AM – Syllabus


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

Recommended Handbook: Research and Documentation in the Digital Age, 7th edition, by Diana Hacker and Barbara Fister (ISBN 9781319152437)

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