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The Public Speaking Game

The Public Speaking Game

This text presents a series of communication tasks that develop public speaking skills. The tasks begin with tools which are incorporated into simple outlines and speeches. Each speech develops tools or skills that are used in subsequent speeches. New tools are added to the speakers skill set to allow for more complex outlines and speeches. The chapters and related lectures help develop the new skills to achieve the new objectives. Once those objectives are completed the speaker can “level-up” for more complex challenges. The speakers skills and grade increases with each level completed. The model is common to many computer games: acquire assets to complete tasks, complete tasks to level-up and claim rewards. Central concepts of the model are competency-based assessment, experiential... Show More


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Gary Phillips
Gary Phillips (Faculty)
36 weeks ago
A flexible text intended to be adapted to your class situation. Might not fit every class as written.