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COM 2211 Effective Public Speaking

Designed to improve speaking and listening skills through the study and application of public speaking structure, content and style. This course requires 5 speeches in front of a live audience. The online course sections require the recordings to be created by the student with at least 8 adults present for each speech. Any questions, please contact the Communication Department at com.dept@sinclair.edu.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Any other college level English course)

Course Outcomes
  • Distinguish among the purposes of informative, persuasive, and special occasion speeches.
  • Use appropriate and effective verbal and nonverbal delivery to communicate messages consistent with the presentation’s purpose, context, and audience.
  • Define and explain the basic principles and theories of oral communication.
  • Present well-developed and appropriately organized informative (e.g., demonstration speeches, introductory speeches, researched speeches, etc.) and persuasive speeches (e.g., factual speeches, policy speeches, value speeches).
  • Recognize the importance of audience analysis and adaptation of messages, style, and delivery to meet the needs of diverse audiences.
  • Conduct research to find appropriate and credible supporting materials that meet the needs of the situation, the type of speech, and the audience.
  • Critically and constructively evaluate the oral communication of both the self and other speakers.
  • Synthesize information from multiple sources to construct an argument.
  • Gain confidence speaking in front of audiences appropriate for the mode of instructional delivery by developing skills and strategies for overcoming communication apprehension.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Communication
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 215
Faculty: Leembruggen
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 9
Meets: MW from 8:00AM to 9:15AM
Section: 100
Open Seats: 9
Meets: MW from
8:00AM to 9:15AM
Section: 100
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 215
Faculty: Bodary
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 2
Meets: TTH from 8:00AM to 9:15AM
Section: 200
Open Seats: 2
Meets: TTH from
8:00AM to 9:15AM
Section: 200
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 213
Faculty: Geers
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 14
Meets: F from 8:00AM to 10:40AM
Section: 300
Open Seats: 14
Meets: F from
8:00AM to 10:40AM
Section: 300
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 215
Faculty: Leembruggen
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 8
Meets: MW from 9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: 101
Open Seats: 8
Meets: MW from
9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: 101
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 213
Faculty: George
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 9
Meets: MW from 9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: 106
Open Seats: 9
Meets: MW from
9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: 106
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 215
Faculty: Geers
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 8
Meets: TTH from 9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: 201
Open Seats: 8
Meets: TTH from
9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: 201
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 213
Faculty: George
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 5
Meets: MW from 11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: 102
Open Seats: 5
Meets: MW from
11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: 102
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 215
Faculty: Burnett
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 11
Meets: MW from 11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: 107
Open Seats: 11
Meets: MW from
11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: 107
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 215
Faculty: Leonard
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 5
Meets: TTH from 11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: 202
Open Seats: 5
Meets: TTH from
11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: 202
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 213
Faculty: George
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 2
Meets: MW from 12:30PM to 1:45PM
Section: 103
Open Seats: 2
Meets: MW from
12:30PM to 1:45PM
Section: 103
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 215
Faculty: Leonard
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 9
Meets: TTH from 12:30PM to 1:45PM
Section: 203
Open Seats: 9
Meets: TTH from
12:30PM to 1:45PM
Section: 203
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 213
Faculty: Geers
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 9
Meets: TTH from 12:30PM to 1:45PM
Section: 206
Open Seats: 9
Meets: TTH from
12:30PM to 1:45PM
Section: 206
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 213
Faculty: Schmidlapp
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 10
Meets: MW from 2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: 104
Open Seats: 10
Meets: MW from
2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: 104
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 215
Faculty: Leonard
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 8
Meets: TTH from 2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: 204
Open Seats: 8
Meets: TTH from
2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: 204
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 213
Faculty: Schmidlapp
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 11
Meets: MW from 3:30PM to 4:45PM
Section: 105
Open Seats: 11
Meets: MW from
3:30PM to 4:45PM
Section: 105
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 215
Faculty: Madden
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 11
Meets: W from 6:00PM to 8:40PM
Section: N00
Open Seats: 11
Meets: W from
6:00PM to 8:40PM
Section: N00
Blended Learning
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 213
Faculty: Burnett
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times with additional online content. Check the schedule to confirm the days and times your class will meet in-person. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 11
Meets: T from 9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: 2Y0
Open Seats: 11
Meets: T from
9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: 2Y0
Blended Learning
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 213
Faculty: Burnett
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times with additional online content. Check the schedule to confirm the days and times your class will meet in-person. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 16
Meets: T from 11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: 2Y1
Open Seats: 16
Meets: T from
11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: 2Y1
Blended Learning
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 215
Faculty: Schmidlapp
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times with additional online content. Check the schedule to confirm the days and times your class will meet in-person. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 14
Meets: M from 5:30PM to 6:45PM
Section: NY0
Open Seats: 14
Meets: M from
5:30PM to 6:45PM
Section: NY0
Blended Learning
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 215
Faculty: Kostic
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times with additional online content. Check the schedule to confirm the days and times your class will meet in-person. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 15
Meets: T from 5:30PM to 6:45PM
Section: NY1
Open Seats: 15
Meets: T from
5:30PM to 6:45PM
Section: NY1
Blended Learning
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 215
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times with additional online content. Check the schedule to confirm the days and times your class will meet in-person. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 12
Meets: M from 7:00PM to 8:15PM
Section: NY2
Open Seats: 12
Meets: M from
7:00PM to 8:15PM
Section: NY2
Virtual Learning
Online Learning with Meeting Times
Online
Faculty: Hubbard
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets online during scheduled days and times, with additional online content. Check the schedule to confirm the days and times your class will meet online. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 8
Meets: TTH from 9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: 2V0
Open Seats: 8
Meets: TTH from
9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: 2V0
Virtual Learning
Online Learning with Meeting Times
Online
Faculty: White
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets online during scheduled days and times, with additional online content. Check the schedule to confirm the days and times your class will meet online. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 5
Meets: MW from 11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: 1V0
Open Seats: 5
Meets: MW from
11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: 1V0
Virtual Learning
Online Learning with Meeting Times
Online
Faculty: White
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets online during scheduled days and times, with additional online content. Check the schedule to confirm the days and times your class will meet online. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 9
Meets: MW from 2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: 1V1
Open Seats: 9
Meets: MW from
2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: 1V1
Virtual Learning
Online Learning with Meeting Times
Online
Faculty: Arnold
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets online during scheduled days and times, with additional online content. Check the schedule to confirm the days and times your class will meet online. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 12
Meets: TTH from 5:30PM to 6:45PM
Section: 1NV
Open Seats: 12
Meets: TTH from
5:30PM to 6:45PM
Section: 1NV
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Leonard
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: Requires recording 5 speeches in front of a live audience created by the student with at least 8 adults present for each speech
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 2
Section: 501
Open Seats: 2
Section: 501
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Leonard
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: Requires recording 5 speeches in front of a live audience created by the student with at least 8 adults present for each speech
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 9
Section: 502
Open Seats: 9
Section: 502
Face to Face
Centerville Campus
Centerville, Rm 110
Faculty: Kindell
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 7
Meets: MW from 2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: C01
Open Seats: 7
Meets: MW from
2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: C01
Face to Face
Courseview Campus Center (Mason)
Mason Bldg A, Rm 104
Faculty: Boyle
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 11
Meets: MW from 2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: M01
Open Seats: 11
Meets: MW from
2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: M01
Face to Face
Courseview Campus Center (Mason)
Mason Bldg A, Rm 104
Faculty: Casperson
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 13
Meets: TTH from 6:00PM to 7:15PM
Section: MN1
Open Seats: 13
Meets: TTH from
6:00PM to 7:15PM
Section: MN1
Face to Face
Englewood Learning Center
Englewood, Rm 105
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 17
Meets: MW from 9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: E41
Open Seats: 17
Meets: MW from
9:30AM to 10:45AM
Section: E41
Face to Face
Huber Heights Learning Center
Huber Heights, Rm 116
Faculty: Hagerman
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 16
Meets: TTH from 7:30PM to 8:45PM
Section: HN1
Open Seats: 16
Meets: TTH from
7:30PM to 8:45PM
Section: HN1
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 215
Faculty: Morales
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Note: 12 Week Term
Open Seats: 17
Meets: MW from 2:00PM to 3:50PM
Section: 1T0
Open Seats: 17
Meets: MW from
2:00PM to 3:50PM
Section: 1T0
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Schmidlapp
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Note: 12 Week Term; Requires recording 5 speeches in front of a live audience created by the student with at least 8 adults present for each speech
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 10
Section: 5T0
Open Seats: 10
Section: 5T0