Persuasive Speech

SLN #: 88963
Course Prefix: LAW-682
Course Section: 001
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Weber;McFadzen
Course Books: View List of Books

Course Description:
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: 2
Grading Option: Pass/Fail Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Seminar: Yes
Prerequisite: JD Students Only
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 20
Final Exam Given: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies
Teaching Method: In Person

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.