Persuasive Speech (1st 6 weks)



SLN #: 87290
Course Prefix: LAW-793
Course Section: 008
Credit Hours: 1
Instructor(s): Goodwin;Schay

Course Description:
This course will meet on Thursdays for six weeks beginning Thursday, August 25. The final class will be held on Thursday, September 29.

This performance-based course focuses on persuasive communication skills. Borrowing proficiencies typically developed for the theatre and applying them in a legal context, students will gain increased confidence in communicating and advocating in the courtroom or ADR setting by developing such skills as:

Pacing;
Use of gestures;
Voice projection;
Voice modulation; and
Body positioning.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 1
Grading Option: Pass/Fail Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Final Exam Given: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Online Course Site: None