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BIK 1083

Public
Speaking
INSTRUCTIONAL PLAN
English Language and Literature Department
Faculty of Languages and Communication
Sultan Idris Education University

SESSION 2016/2017

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INSTRUCTIONAL PLAN

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Faculty : Languages
and Communication
Department : English Language and Literature Department
Semester :2
Session : 2016/2017
Course name : Public Speaking
Course code : BIK 1083
Credit Hour :3
Pre requisite : None

LECTURERS INFORMATION:

Name : Dr Mahendran Maniam


E-mail : mahendran.maniam@yahoo.com
Telephone number : 0163230467
Address : FBK, IPSI Building

COURSE SYNOPSIS : In this course, students will learn the art of public speaking which
involves learning effective techniques in preparing and delivering speeches. They will be
introduced to different types of speeches and will be given ample opportunity to practice and
demonstrate the skills that they learn in the course.

(Di dalam kursus ini, pelajar akan belajar seni pengucapan awam yang akan merangkumi
teknik-teknik berkesan dalam penyediaan dan penyampaian ucapan awam. Pelajar akan
diperkenalkan kepada berbagai jenis ucapan awam dan akan diberi peluang yang
secukupnya untuk berlatih dan mempamerkan kemahiran yang dipelajari dalam kursus ini.)

RATIONAL OF THE COURSE: The ability to present speeches well is a necessity in the
professional workplace. This course guides students through the process of preparing and
delivering various types of speeches which they may need in their future careers.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

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1. Describe the speech communication process (C6).

2. Demonstrate ethical and effective public speaking skills (C3).

3. Organize speech taking into account its topic, purpose, audience, supporting ideas
and the beginning and end of the speech (C5).

4. Present a speech using appropriate language and delivery techniques (CS1).

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS:

Communication Skill, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skill, Teamwork and Leadership

MAIN REFERENCE:

Lucas, S. E. (2009). The art of public speaking (10th Ed.). Boston: McGraw-Hill.

ADDITIONAL REFERENCES:

Coopman, S. J., & Lull, J. (2012). Public speaking: The evolving art. Boston: Wadsworth.

Devito, J. A. (2012). The essential elements of public speaking (4th Ed.). Boston: Pearson
Education, Inc.

Engleberg, I. N., & Day, J. A. (2012). THINK: Public speaking. New Jersey: Pearson
Education, Inc.

Grice, G. L. (2013). Mastering public speaking (8th Ed.). Boston: Pearson Education

Griffin, C. L. (2012). Invitation to public speaking (2nd Ed.). Belmont, CA: Thomson Higher
Education.

German, K. M., Gronbeck, B.E., Ehninger, D., & Monroe, A.H. (2012). Principles of public
speaking. Boston: Pearson Education, Inc.

Hasling, J. (2010). The audience, the message, the speaker (8th Ed.). New York: McGraw-
Hill.

Jaffee, C. I. (2013). Public speaking: Concepts & skills for a diverse society (7th Ed.). USA:
Wadsworth.

Metcalfe, S. (2013). Building a speech (8th Ed.). USA: Wadsworth.

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METHODS OF SOFT SKILLS EMBEDDED:

Activity KOM BKMM PBPM KKBP KKU KKP EM

Task 1
(Sample
speech)

Impromptu

speech

Individual

Presentation

Abbreviation
Final Exam Skills

KOM Communication Skill

BKMM Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills

PBPM Continuous Learning and Information Management

KKBP Team Work Skills

KKU Entrepreneurial Skills

KKP Leadership Skill

EM Professional Ethics and Moral


STUDENTS PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT
Course work Percentage
Details LO %
1 Task 1 (LO1,LO2) Critical Review of a 30%
selected speech
2 Task 2(Impromptu Speech) (LO2,LO3) 30%
100
3 Task 3 (Public speech) (LO2,LO3 and 40%
LO4) Framework 5%, Slides 10%,
Delivery 25%

Total 100%

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GRADING SCALE:

Points interval GPA/CGPA

A 80 100 4.00

A- 75 79 3.75

B+ 70 74 3.50

B 65 69 3.00

B- 60 64 2.75

C+ 55 59 2.50

C 50 54 2.00

C- 45 49 1.75

D+ 40 44 1.50

D 35 39 1.00

F 0 34 0

SOFT SKILS GRADING SCALE:

Scale

4 Excellent

3 Good

2 Moderate

1 Weak 4
Rubrics as in Buku Kemahiran Insaniah/Soft skills

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WEEK TEACHING SCHEDULE:

*Abbreviation Activity Abbreviation Assessment

Lec. Lecture T1 Task 1

Disc. Discussion T2 Task 2

CA Classroom Activities GP Group Presentation *Optional

Ind. Prsnt Individual Presentation

Chapter/Topic Learning outcomes


Week At the end of each week, the Sof T&L Assessment
students should be able to: skills Activities

1 Introduction to Course Outline and Course CS Lec.


Assessment. Disc.

Introduction to Public Speaking

2&3 The process of speech communication Describe the speech CS Lec. GP


communication process (C2). CTPS Disc.
Communication as action, interaction, and TS
transaction

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4&5 The ethics of public speaking. Demonstrate ethical and effective CS Lec. GP
- Ethics of speaking and listening. public speaking skills (P4). CTPS Disc.
TS

6&7 Preparing effective speeches Organize speech taking into CS Lec. T1


- Analysing the audience, account its topic, purpose, CTPS Disc. GP
developing and researching a audience, supporting ideas and TS CA
topic, organising and writing the the beginning and end of the
speech speech (A4).

8&9 Delivering effective speeches Organise speech taking into CS Lec. GP


- Methods of delivery, characteristics account its topic, purpose, CTPS Disc.
of effective delivery, rehearsing the audience, supporting ideas and TS CA
speech, responding to the the beginning and end of the
audience speech (A4).

10 & Delivering effective speeches Demonstrate ethical and effective CS Lec. GP


11 public speaking skills (P4). CTPS Disc.
CA
Present a speech using
appropriate language and delivery
techniques (CS1).

11/12
Special occasion speeches Decsribe the speech CS Lec. T2
- Types of special occasion communication process (C2). CTPS Disc. GP
speeches, preparing and TS CA
delivering special occasion Demonstrate ethical and effective
speeches. public speaking skills (P4).

Organise speech taking into


account its topic, purpose,
audience, supporting ideas and

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the beginnning and end of the
speech (A4).

12/13 The informative speech Describe the speech CS Lec. GP


- Types of informative speeches, communication process (C2). CTPS Disc. Ind. Prsnt
strategies to enhance audience TS CA
understanding, strategies to Demonstrate ethical and effective
maintain audiences interest, public speaking skills (P4).
preparing and delivering
informative speeches. Organise speech taking into
account its topic, purpose,
audience, supporting ideas and
the beginnning and end of the
speech (A4).

13/14 The persuasive speech Describe the speech CS Lec. GP


- Types and strategies of communication process (C2). CTPS Disc.
persuasive arguments, TS CA
developing and preparing a Demonstrate ethical and effective
persuasive speech, delivering a public speaking skills (P4).
persuasive speech.
Organise speech taking into
account its topic, purpose,
audience, supporting ideas and
the beginnning and end of the
speech (A4).

14 Revision Lec.
Disc.

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TUTORIAL/LAB/WORKSHOP PLAN

No Topic Learning Soft skill Learning & teaching Assessment


Outcome activity

Reminder: (optional)
1. Students attendance to all lectures, tutorials and lab works is compulsory
2. Students with total of attendance of less than 80% can be barred from taking final examination
3. Any absence due to health problem must be corroborated with a medical certification from Pusat Kesihatan Pelajar UPSI, UPSIs Panel clinics
or Clinic/Government Hospital.
4. Absence due to other problems must be justified using a show cause letter.