ERIC Number: EJ888842
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jul
Reference Count: 0
The Civic Awareness and Imagination Assignment
Engen, David E.
Communication Teacher, v19 n3 p80-83 Jul 2005
There exists a natural connection between civic engagement and the public speaking class. Too often, however, this connection remains indirect at best and lost in a sea of uninspired topic selections and convenient source cites at worst. This assignment offers one way to help public speaking students increase their civic awareness and imagination while also improving their speaking skills.
Descriptors: Public Speaking, Speech Skills, Citizenship Education, Citizen Participation, Assignments, Consciousness Raising, Instructional Design, Course Content
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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