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SPC1017 Fundamentals of Speech Communication (Dr. Gent - Lake Worth): Required Sources

Welcome to Dr. Gent's Fundamentals of Speech Communication research guide. Use it to find sources for your speeches, especially those in print (paper).

Small Group Discussion

Five (5) source citations from any reliable medium are required

The following websites have tips on evaluating sources:

Informative & Persuasive Speeches

The following five (5) source citations are required for both speeches.

Electronic resources are NOT ALLOWED for #1, #2, and #3!

#1 - An ACTUAL PRINTED NEWSPAPER that the student has ACTUALLY HELD in his/her hands and flipped through the pages.

#2 - An ACTUAL PRINTED MAGAZINE that the student has ACTUALLY HELD in his/her hands and flipped through the pages.

#3 - An ACTUAL PRINTED BOOK that the student has ACTUALLY HELD in his/her hands and flipped through the pages.

#4 - An INTERVIEW that the student conducted with a LIVE EXPERT. Telephonic interviews ARE permitted, but interview transcripts are NOT allowed.

#5 - Any ONE of the above OR a computer-based citation. This a "wild card" source, but it must be CREDIBLE.