Communication and Culture | Speech Composition
C323 | 23803 | William E. Wiethoff


TuTh, 2:30P-3:45P, TE F258

(Fulfills COAS A&H and Intensive Writing Requirements)

(A portion of this course is reserved for majors.)

Professor: William E. Wiethoff
E-Mail: wiethoff@indiana.edu		
Office: Mottier 215
Office Hours:12-1:00 P, 3:45-4:45 P (IMU Lobby)
Phone: 5-9046

Prerequisite: Successful prior completion of CMCL-C 121 “Public
Speaking”

C323 introduces you to the principles and techniques of
speechwriting, the art of writing speeches for delivery by a
client.  In three assignments working as a member of a speechwriting
team, you will improve your skills in remediation, education, and
motivation.  Each member of the team composes a speech for a C323
student who will be acting as a client.   Then the entire team
composes a final draft in consultation with the client.  As a client
yourself, you will inspect the speech text written for you, deliver
it in class, and evaluate your speechwriting team in a memorandum to
the instructor.  In a fourth assignment working as an individual
speechwriter, you will compose a speech for an outside client.
Ultimately, in this final assignment, you will write a speech for
delivery by a student in Z402, a senior-level management course in
the Kelley School of Business.  Several in-class revision exercises
are also assigned during the semester.

Required Text:

	TIS Course Packet [CP]

Recommended Website:

	http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speechbank.htm