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ERIC Number: EJ889931
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jan
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1740-4622
Fairy Tales and Storytelling: Impromptu Speaking with a Twist
Prentiss, Suzy
Communication Teacher, v18 n1 p31-32 Jan 2004
Objective: To gain practice with public speaking. Type of speech: Impromptu. Point value: 5% of course grade. Requirements: (a) References: 0; (b) Length: 1-2 minutes; (c) Visual aid: No; (d) Outline: No; (e) Prerequisite reading: None; (f) Additional requirements: None. This assignment offers students an opportunity to speak on a familiar (and ideally fun) topic. The objectives of this assignment are threefold: (1) to identify students' collective strengths and weaknesses with public speaking, (2) to lessen students' speech anxiety, and (3) to improve students' listening skills. A list of references and suggested readings is included.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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