An interactive approach to basic public speaking instruction is share in this article. This approach, unlike traditional approaches, allows students to spend a majority of class time applying course concepts and integrating these concepts into their personal, academic, and professional lives. Specifically, this essay describes undergraduate student's oral communication needs, explains an interactive approach, discusses audiotaped lectures, and outlines course requirements,
Mino, Mary and Butler, Marilynn N.
"Improving Oral Communication Competency: An Interactive Approach to Basic Public Speaking Introduction,"
Basic Communication Course Annual: Vol. 7
, Article 7.
Available at: http://ecommons.udayton.edu/bcca/vol7/iss1/7