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This assignment was used in a Public Speaking course where students learned to build a variety of public speeches. The assignment aims to enable students to make connections to experience, to reflect and self-asses their learning. In line with the integrative learning core competency, they are also encouraged to make connections between and among academic disciplines. At the same time, it gives them the opportunity to broaden the possibilities for connections in their analyses, allowing them the ability to adapt & apply learning across diverse contexts.

LaGuardia’s Core Competencies and Communication Abilities

Main Course Learning Objectives:

  • Students demonstrate their ability to criticize speeches
  • Students reflect on their own strengths and weaknesses as speakers


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