DPI-802M A: The Arts of Communication

Semester: January

Credit: 0.5

Syllabus: Click here for syllabus

Faculty: Holly Weeks


Day Time Location
First Day 1/6
Meet Day M/T/W/Th/F 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM RG-20


Today's leaders must have an ability not only to analyze thoughtfully but also to communicate clearly and persuasively. This intensive course will seek to strengthen the capacity of each student to speak well in public settings. Approximately one-half of the course will be devoted to classes that introduce students to strategies of communication. The other half will consist of smaller workshops in which students will hone their speaking skills, including the development and analysis of both their presentations and their sense of presence, and their handling of stressful situations in which they must manage themselves well.

Note: the A section meets in January between 1/6-1/17. Students are assigned to sections, which determine which days they meet in addition to the approximately four required lectures. No meeting on weekends. See syllabus for schedule details. May not be taken with DPI-801.