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Citing Web Content in APA Format

Posted by on Apr 6, 2013 in Q&A | 0 comments

Citing Web Content in APA Format

Have questions about citing web content in your speech bibliography?  We made this short video to provide some answers. Do you have a question about outlines or speeches you’d like us to answer?  Leave us a comment below or on our Facebook page — www.facebook.com/acuspeakingcenter —  to let us know what we can answer for...

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Preparing a Conference Presentation?

Posted by on Oct 24, 2012 in Tips for Speakers | 0 comments

Having your work accepted for presentation at a conference is an exciting accomplishment, but it also means more work in preparing and rehearsing what you will say.  If you have questions, want some advice/feedback, or just want to run through your presentation before the conference, we would love to visit with you in the Speaking Center. The following advice for conference presenters was adapted from Caroline S. Parsons’ Fall 2012 Simply Speaking article: You’ve submitted your paper and it has been accepted at an academic conference –...

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Congrats Class of 2012

Posted by on May 16, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Congrats Class of 2012

This semester, the Speaking Center is excited to congratulate three of our staff members on graduating from ACU.   Chandler Harris (pictured right) 2011-2012 Speaking Center Assistant Director MA in Communication               Randy Woods (pictured right) 2010-2012 Speaking Center Consultant MA in Communication           Katie Singleton (pictured right) 2011-2012 Speaking Center Senior Scholar BS in...

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Spring 2012 Public Speaking Contest Finalists

Posted by on May 16, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Spring 2012 Public Speaking Contest Finalists

Each semester, the Communication Department and Speaking Center host a public speaking contest for all students enrolled in COMS 211.  Each section selects a speaker to represent them in the competition, and after one preliminary round, six finalists are named. This semester’s finalists included (L to R): Adrianna Smith (Finalist), Toni Maisano (Finalist), Lindsay Palmer (2nd Place), Will Rogers (1st Place), Tim Holt (Finalist), and Hagen Little (3rd Place) Congratulations to these students for their hard work this...

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SC Staff Presents at Regional Conference

Posted by on May 16, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

SC Staff Presents at Regional Conference

ACU’s Speaking Center staff members presented work at the 103rd annual meeting of the Eastern Communication Association in Boston this April.   Krystal Fogle (pictured on right), junior communication major, presented her paper titled “The Doctor’s Prescription: A Rhetorical Analysis of Dr. Who” at the Undergraduate Scholars Conference       Speaking Center staff members (L to R) Chandler Harris, Randy Woods, Cassey Owens, Emily Adams, Emily Bushnell, and Ashley Wheeler, all graduate students in the...

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