This collection contains the California Open Educational Resources Council (COERC) list of peer-reviewed textbooks for Public Speaking (common course-id COMM 110) , one of the top 50 college courses identified for inclusion in the California Open Online Library for Education (COOLforEd).
|General Course Description: COMM 110
Theory and techniques of public speaking in democratic society. Discovery, development, and criticism of ideas in public discourse through research, reasoning, organization, composition, presentation, and evaluation of various types of speeches including informative and persuasive speeches.
|Minimum Units: 3.0|
Pedagogical Approach & Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
Assessment & Other Information
Methods of Evaluation:
Speech presentations in front of a live audience; speech outlines and bibliographies; critiques of speeches; quizzes and tests.
Public Speaking - The Virtual Text (Open (Access) Textbook)The Public Speaking Project's virtual textbook has 18 chapters that have been contributed by a variety of speech... More
Communications (Open (Access) Textbook)Boundless Communications is a college-level, introductory open textbook with a particular focus on public speaking.... More
Stand up, Speak - The Practice and Ethics of Public Speaking (Open (Access) Textbook)This free open textbook authored by Wrench, Goding, Johnson, and Attias focuses on helping students become more seasoned... More