Persuasive Speech

SLN #: 75074
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: B02
Credit Hours: 1
Instructor(s): Goodwin;McFadzen

Course Description:
This class will meet on Mondays from 8am - 10 am beginning Monday, October 7, and continuing through November 25. Class is excused on Monday, October 14 for fall break

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
Experiential Learning: No
Prerequisite: JD Students Only
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 20
Final Exam Given: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies

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