|科目の目的・到達目標||The Academic Presentations courses aim to help students successfully prepare and present researched and documented materials in the Policy Sciences and Cultural Studies. Using skills introduced in the Academic Writing courses and reinforced here, students will select and limit topics related to their own academic interests, locate relevant sources in the Chuo or other libraries, and relying on these and other materials prepare individual or group presentations that aim to inform, persuade, or challenge the assumptions of an audience. Students will be encouraged to make use of the audio-visual and computer resources of the Faculty, including presentation software such as Microsoft PowerPoint, and in presenting their research to provide, accurately following a standard documentary form, a full list of sources consulted.|
|授業の概要||The aim of this communication course is to prepare students with communication skills necessary in academic and professional circumstances through building strong reading, listening and speaking abilities. We will concentrate on developing the students’ English fluency by using materials such as news videos, documentaries, and films, together with faculty-related topic articles from newspapers and other sources.
For the spring semester, students will be required to give three short presentations, two individually and one with a group. Research work outside the classroom is expected to prepare for these class activities.
|授業計画||Week 1 Introduction
Week 2 Chapter 2: Delivering a Message
Week 3 Video-recorded two-minute speech
Week 4 News Article Reading & Discussion #1
Week 5 News Article Reading & Discussion #2
Week 6 Individual speech
Week 7 News Article Reading & Discussion #3
Week 8 Chapter 5 Speaking to Inform
Week 9 Chapter 5 Continued
Week 10 Group Presentation Preparation
Week 11 Group Presentation – Informative Speech
Week 12 Group Presentation – Informative Speech
Week 13 News Article Reading & Discussion #4
Week 14 News Article Reading & Discussion #5
|評価方法||Presentations 40%, Assignments, Quizzes, Class Participation, etc. 45%, Final Exam 15%
A total of 4 absences during the semester results in gaining no credit for the course.
|テキスト・参考文献等||Paulette Dale & James C. Wolf, Speech Communication Made Simple 2 - 4the Edition, Pearson Education, Inc., 2013, ISBN 978-0-13-286169-4
|授業外の学習活動||Students are required to spend at least an hour per week studying textbooks, class materials, or handouts in order to prepare for the next class and also to review material studied in previous classes.|