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KOLEJ PROFESIONAL MARA SERI ISKANDAR

HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (BMK/ BICT)

Course : Public Communication Skills


Course Code : MPU 2222
Semester : OCTOBER- DECEMBER 2017

Learning Support Time : 42 Hours (6 Hours / Week x 7 Weeks)

Summary of Aims : On successful completion of this course, a learner will be able to:

CLO 1: apply the elements of preparing & delivering informative


speech. (C4, PLO1)
CLO 2: apply the elements of preparing & delivering persuasive
speech. (C3, PLO1)
CLO 3: justify point of view within a short period of preparation
time. (C5, PLO5)
CLO 4: apply theories of public speaking in final examination.
(C5, PLO1)
SCHEME OF WORK:

WEEK TOPICS ASSESSMENT

INTRODUCTION

1.1 Defining Public Speaking


Week 1 1.2 Different Types of Speeches
1.3 Famous Speakers (National and/or International)
1.4 Reflection on a Speaker
1.5 Dealing with Stage Fright

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SPEECH PREPARATION 1

2.1Selecting a Topic
2.2Developing Objectives
2.3Analysing the Audience
2.4Multicultural Audience
2.5Gathering Materials through Various Sources

SPEECH PREPARATION 2

3.1 Referencing & Citation


3.2 Outlining the Speech
3.3 Organising the Body of the Speech
3.4 Beginning & Ending of the Speech
3.5 Language Skills

SPEECH PRESENTATION 1

4.1 Etiquettes
4.1.1 Appearance
4.1.2 Language Skills
4.2 Professionalism
4.2.1 Keeping Time
4.2.2 Handling Questions
4.2.3 Constructive Criticism

SPEECH PRESENTATION 2

5.1Delivering the Speech


5.2Methods of Delivery
5.3Using Effective Visual Aids
5.4Using Nonverbal Communication
5.5Practising Delivery

Week 2 INFORMATIVE SPEECH

6.1 Purpose & Types of Informative Speech


6.2 Guidelines for Preparing an Informative Speech
6.3 Preparation of an Informative Speech

Week 3 PRESENTATION OF INFORMATIVE SPEECH 30%

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Week 4 PERSUASIVE SPEECH

9.1Purpose & Importance of Persuasive Speech


9.2Using Persuasive Strategies
9.2.1 Appealing to Emotions
9.3Preparation of Persuasive Speech

Week 5 PRESENTATION OF PERSUASIVE SPEECH 30%

Week 6 IMPROMPTU SPEECH


12.1 Introduction
12.1.1 Setting
12.1.2 Language Skills
12.2 Preparation for Impromptu Speech
12.2.1 Review Organisational Patterns
12.2.2 Plan Your Speech
12.2.3 Structure Your Speech
12.3 Guidelines for Impromptu Speaking

Week 7 IMPROMPTU SPEECH (ASSESSMENT) 10%

ASSESSMENT DETAILS

No Assessment Type Week Duration Percentage Topics Covered

1. Informative Speech 2-3 6 hours 30% Chapter 1 to 5

2. Persuasive Speech 4-5 6 hours 30% Chapter 9

3. Impromptu Speech 6-7 6 hours 10% Chapter 12

1 hour 30
4. Final Examination 8 30% Chapter 6
minutes

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ASSESSOR(S)

No Name Contact Number Email

1. Norilyani binti Abd Rahman 012-6426227 norilyani@mara.gov.my

2. Nor Rubayah binti Abd Rahim 013-9835698 rubayah.rahim@mara.gov.my

REFERENCES

Text book:
Akmal Ariff, Masuri Masood, Norazura Marsom, Norilyani Abd Rahman, Norsyahidah Jaafar, &
Syafenas Abdullah. (2017). Public Communication Skills MPU2222; A Guide to Public
Speaking (1st Ed.). Kuala Lumpur.

Main reference:
Dale, P. & James C. W, (2013). Speech Communication Made Simple (4th Ed.). New York:
Pearson Longman
Lucas, S.E. (2014). The Art of Public Speaking (12th ed.). New York: McGraw Hill.

Additional references:
Andri, S. (2016). Magic of Public Speaking: A Complete System to Become a World Class
Speaker. Kindle ed. Boston: Pearson Education.
Farrell, T.J. & Maureen M. F. (2014). Public Speaking: Skills for Success, Chicago: Mirror
Press.

VERIFICATION

Prepared by : Norilyani binti Abd Rahman Date: 4/10/2017

Verified by

Course Leader Internal Verifier Copy Editor Head of Department

Signature Signature Signature Signature

Name Norilyani binti Name Nor Rubayah Name Hasnurlisda Name Zariah bt
Abd Rahman binti Abd bt Hilmi Hj.
Rahim Ibrahim

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