ERIC Number: ED442145
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Guidelines for Developing Oral Communication Curricula in Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade. Second Edition.
Morreale, Sherwyn P., Ed.; Cooper, Pamela; Perry, Carolyn
This paper outlines suggested guidelines for oral communication curricula that are an important step in establishing educational standards for teaching students how to communicate orally in the diverse situations they encounter. It notes the guidelines should be adapted to the unique capabilities and needs of students. The paper contains three main sections entitled: (1) Enhancing the Role of Oral Communication in Elementary and Secondary Education; (2) Oral Communication Curriculum: Objective, Overview, and Criteria; and (3) Oral Communication Competencies and Content Areas for Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade. An appendix lists standards for speaking, listening and media literacy in K-12 education. Contains 28 references and 2 tables. (EF)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Communication Skills, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Skills, Media Literacy, Speech Communication
National Communication Association, 5105 Backlick Road, Annandale, VA 22303 ($6).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Communication Association, Annandale, VA.