Fall 2017 – Spring 2018


Public Speaking Fall 2017

ENGL 208: INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING

Multiple Sections 

An introduction to public speaking that focuses on the creation, organization, and delivery of speeches for non-dramatic purposes. It provides the rhetorical principles of effective and ethical public speaking, offers opportunities to become familiar with different speaking situations, and attempts to instil a sense of the importance of public speech. ENGL 208 was formerly called THEA 203; credit will not be granted for both courses.

THEA 108: INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING: PERFORMANCE

An introduction to public speaking that focuses on the presentation, confidence, and vocal skills necessary to effectively deliver a non-dramatic speech. It provides theatrical principles necessary to engage an audience, including vocal and physical techniques, and offers opportunities to bring the words to life. THEA 108 was formerly called THEA 203; credit will not be granted for both courses.

Public Speaking Spring 2018

ENGL 208: INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING

Multiple Sections 

An introduction to public speaking that focuses on the creation, organization, and delivery of speeches for non-dramatic purposes. It provides the rhetorical principles of effective and ethical public speaking, offers opportunities to become familiar with different speaking situations, and attempts to instil a sense of the importance of public speech. ENGL 208 was formerly called THEA 203; credit will not be granted for both courses.


INTR 408: ADVANCED PUBLIC SPEAKING: COMMUNICATION

with Sandra Hagan  

An advanced course on the civic nature on public speaking. Emphasis is placed on effective listening, ethical principles, audience and speech analysis, and appropriate technologies. Course focuses on professional presentations to different audiences and may include an experiential component.

THEA 108: INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC SPEAKING: PERFORMANCE

An introduction to public speaking that focuses on the presentation, confidence, and vocal skills necessary to effectively deliver a non-dramatic speech. It provides theatrical principles necessary to engage an audience, including vocal and physical techniques, and offers opportunities to bring the words to life. THEA 108 was formerly called THEA 203; credit will not be granted for both courses.

 


Film Studies FALL 2017

FILM 101: INTRODUCTION TO FILM STUDIES

A general introduction to the study of film as an art form and a medium of cultural communication. Feature films are emphasized, with attention also to documentaries and experimental films. Focuses on criticism, theory, and a basic understanding of technical aspects including cinematography, editing, mise-en-scène, and sound.


Women’s Studies Fall 2017

WOST 200: INTRO TO WOMEN’S STUDIES I

This interdisciplinary course offers an introduction to the intellectual and social origins of feminism, and an exploration of the position of women in contemporary society.

WOST 211: INTRO TO WOMEN’S STUDIES: FIRST NATIONS II

Continuation of WOST 210: Using the tools of feminist inquiry, studies the roles and position of First Nations women in contemporary society with particular attention paid to women’s identities, history and spirituality and to the effects of education, social policy, law and tradition on their lives.

Women’s Studies Spring 2018

WOST 100: YOUNG WOMEN AND LEADERSHIP: ISSUES AND ACTION

Sections will be offered in Nanaimo and Cowichan

Introduction to the history, challenges, and achievements of women as leaders and to the basic concepts of leadership theory, skills, and attributes. It explores critical issues facing young women preparing to assume leadership roles in their workplace or communities and draws on the experience of those who have done so.

WOST 201: INTRO TO WOMEN’S STUDIES II

A continuation of WOST 200.

Creative Writing

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Media Studies

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