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Text Verderber, Kathleen S., Rudolph F. Verderber, and Deanna D. Sellnow. Communicate! 13th ed. Boston, MA: Wadsworth/Cengage Learning, 2010. University of Hawaii Bookstores
Distance Education Website http://www.hawaii.edu/dl/
Welcome to speech 151 online. This page contains essential information that you will need before you proceed with the course.
Most of the time you will work independently completing your work whenever your own schedule permits. It is important to submit each assignment before its' due date. Late work is penalized. Some of the class meetings will be synchronous. You will meet in an online conference room at scheduled times. Here are the required online conference meeting times:
Orientation Meeting - Required for all students who have not submitted all of project 1. Choose one of the following times to attend.
Tuesday 1/21 2-3 pm or Wednesday 1/22 12:30-1:30
Anyone who attends orientation can turn in project 1 on Friday 1/24 without penalty.
Group Panel Presentation (Project 2) Required for all students
Each group will choose one of the following times to attend. You will want to make sure all members of your group can attend at required time. Each group should have 6 members.
All time are for afternoon meetings.
Group 1 Tuesday 2/25 2:00-4:00 Group 2 Friday 2/ 28 12:30-2:30
Group 3 Tuesday 3/4 2:00-4:00 Group 4 Wednesday 3/5 2:00 -4:00 pm
Informative Speech (Project 3) Required for all students
There are six speaking times for each meeting time. You will sign up for one of them. When a time slot fills up you will be required to take the empty slots.
Friday 3/21 12:30-2:30
Tuesday 3/25 8-10 pm
Monday 3/31 12:30-2:30
Friday 4/04 12:30-2:30
Sign up for all meeting time slots in lesson 2.
If you can not attend one of the group presentation dates and one of the informative speech dates you should drop this class and take it in the classroom setting or at a later date.
This class is entirely online; requiring use of a computer with high speed internet and some basic digital recording. We will use software including, Laulima, MyUH, youtube and Google. You will need to open a Google and a youtube account. Links explaining how to use software will be provided. In addition to independent online, submissions, this class uses an online conference room where students log in to present
Students must have a web camera on their computer. The oral projects require use of a digital camera (many cell phones and computers have digital cameras) which can be used to record speeches and projects.These projects can be edited and posted in your YouTube account and shared with other members of this class. All work for this class can be posted on your Google+ stream where your instructor can see it and provide you with feedback. Two of the projects may require that you find volunteers to assist you by helping you demonstrate communication skills or acting as an audience.
If you do not have the equipment or the ability to acquire the necessary skills to participate in the manor described you should drop this class and take it in the classroom setting. You are not expected to know how to use the software described, but you must be comfortable with the use of technology. You must be confident that you can acquire the skills described. If you take this class it is assumed that you have the equipment described and the ability to copy and paste, open and close windows, download software, upload files, operate a digital camera and use social media skills. If you have not operated a computer or feel awkward in online environments, this is not the class for you.
All of the technology is explained in the lessons. If you feel like you are not understanding it you should attend one of the orientation meetings. Attendance at the orientation meeting is not required for students who have posted their photo and video, chosen and met via Google Hangout with their support buddy, This session is scheduled to help students with any technical concerns with the class.
If you can not attend this orientation, please make sure you understand all of the technology before submitting your first assignment
Welcome to Online speech 151.
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