Public Speaking

Course Number: 
GAFL 502

Successful leaders must be able to convey their integrity and their ideas, their vision and their values clearly and convincingly in public settings. By analyzing great political speeches and affording students the opportunity to prepare and deliver different types of speeches, this course teaches the fundamentals of persuasive public speaking while encouraging students to develop their own voice. This is a performance course. Students will gain skill and confidence in their speech writing and public speaking skills through practice, peer feedback, and extensive professional coaching. Class lectures and discussions will focus on persuasive strategies and techniques for handling community meetings, Q and A sessions, and interactions with the media.

This course satisfies an elective requirement in the Master of Public Administration and Certificate in Politics programs.

Course Offerings

Public Speaking (Fall 2015)

Fall 2015
Course Section: 
001
Monday
6:00pm-9:00pm
Instructor: 
Arthur C. Benedict
Fels Seminar Room
Full-Time
Executive

Public Speaking (Fall 2015)

Fall 2015
Course Section: 
002
Tuesday
6:00pm-9:00pm
Instructor: 
Arthur C. Benedict
Fels Seminar Room
Full-Time
Executive

Public Speaking (Spring 2015)

Spring 2015
Course Section: 
001
Tuesday
6:00pm-9:00pm
Instructor: 
Arthur C. Benedict
Fels Seminar Room

Public Speaking (Summer 2014)

Summer 2014
Course Section: 
002
Monday
6:00pm-9:00pm
Instructor: 
Arthur C. Benedict
Fels Seminar Room

Public Speaking (Fall 2014)

Fall 2014
Course Section: 
002
Tuesday
6:00pm-9:00pm
Instructor: 
Arthur C. Benedict
Fels Seminar Room

Public Speaking (Fall 2014)

Fall 2014
Course Section: 
001
Monday
6:00pm-9:00pm
Instructor: 
Arthur C. Benedict
Fels Seminar Room

Public Speaking (Summer 2014)

Summer 2014
Course Section: 
900
Monday
6:00-9:00 pm
Instructor: 
Arthur C. Benedict
Full-Time
Executive

Public Speaking (Spring 2014)

Spring 2014
Course Section: 
001
Monday
6:00-9:00 pm
Instructor: 
Arthur C. Benedict
Fels Seminar Room
Full-Time
Executive

Public Speaking (Fall 2013)

Fall 2013
Course Section: 
002
Tuesday
6:00-9:00 pm
Instructor: 
Arthur C. Benedict

Public Speaking (Fall 2013)

Fall 2013
Course Section: 
001
Monday
6:00-9:00 pm
Instructor: 
Arthur C. Benedict
Fels Seminar
Full-Time
Executive

Public Speaking (Summer 2013)

Summer 2013
Course Section: 
900
Monday
6:00-9:00 pm 5/13, 5/20, 6/3, 6/10, 6/17, 6/24, 7/1, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22
Instructor: 
Arthur C. Benedict
Fels Seminar Room
Executive

Public Speaking (Spring 2013)

Spring 2013
Course Section: 
001
Monday
6:00-9:00 pm
Instructor: 
Arthur C. Benedict
Fels Seminar Room
Full-Time
Executive

Public Speaking (Fall 2012)

Fall 2012
Course Section: 
002
Tuesday
6:00-9:00 pm
Instructor: 
Arthur C. Benedict
Fels Seminar Room
Full-Time
Executive

Public Speaking (Spring 2012)

Spring 2012
Course Section: 
002
Tuesday
6:00-9:00 pm
Instructor: 
Arthur C. Benedict
Full-Time
Executive

Public Speaking (Fall 2012)

Fall 2012
Course Section: 
001
Monday
6:00-9:00 pm
Instructor: 
Arthur C. Benedict
Fels Seminar Room
Full-Time
Executive

Public Speaking (Summer 2012)

Summer 2012
Course Section: 
900
Monday
6:00-9:30 pm 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 6/4, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16
Instructor: 
Arthur C. Benedict
Fels Seminar Room
Executive

Public Speaking (Spring 2012)

Spring 2012
Course Section: 
001
Monday
6:00-9:00 pm
Instructor: 
Arthur C. Benedict
Fels Seminar Room
Full-Time
Executive