Bakhtin speaking: a dialogic approach for teaching the basic public speaking course

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dc.contributor.author Broeckelman, Melissa Ann
dc.date.accessioned 2005-07-26T18:51:24Z
dc.date.available 2005-07-26T18:51:24Z
dc.date.issued 2005-07-26T18:51:24Z
dc.date.submitted August 2005 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/111
dc.description.abstract Though communication and learning theory suggest that human interaction is a key component that could enhance both processes, little has been done to incorporate these findings into the basic public speaking course. This study is an attempt to develop a dialogic approach for teaching the introductory college public speaking course. Through the incorporation of standardized analytic grading rubrics, instructor feedback prior to the public speaking performance, peer workshops, and peer evaluations of performances, a process-centered teaching approach is developed that has the potential to increase cognitive learning, improve the quality of student speeches, and increase the consistency between public speaking sections. After implementing this teaching approach for one semester, the results showed an increase in cognitive learning but no improvement in the quality of student speeches or grading consistency. However, a review of other research and the qualitative data collected in this study suggest that there might be greater impacts than could be seen here and that this approach needs to be developed and implemented over a longer period of time for its effects to be fully seen. en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Kansas State University en
dc.subject Public speaking en
dc.subject Dialogism en
dc.subject Basic course en
dc.subject Peer workshop en
dc.subject Teaching methods en
dc.subject Instructional communication en
dc.title Bakhtin speaking: a dialogic approach for teaching the basic public speaking course en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.description.degree Master of Arts en
dc.description.level Masters en
dc.description.department Department of Speech Communication, Theatre, and Dance en
dc.description.advisor LeAnn Brazeal en
dc.subject.umi Speech Communication (0459) en
dc.date.published 2005 en
dc.date.graduationmonth August en

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