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Dynamics of Public Speaking
In this one week intensive course, we will examine various principles and techniques for effective oral presentations. Dynamics of Public Speaking will allow the student to develop the ability to plan, write, fine-tune, and deliver proficient communication when teaching, reporting, or giving addresses in public speaking forums. (3 hours)
Dr. Calvin Troup is the Adjunct Professor of Speech at the Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He is also a professor at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA.
Dr. Troup holds a B.A. degree from Geneva College and an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University. He is the author of A Guide for New Public Speaking: Building toward Success and Temporality, Eternity, and Wisdom: The Rhetoric of Augustine’s Confessions.
Orality & Literacy, Walter Ong (This book is out of print. The final price may be different based on where the book is found. You may purchase this yourself via Amazon, etc.)
The Spoken Word: The Speaker’s Handbook, Troup (only available through RPTS, $20)
Augustine: On Christian Doctrine, D.W. Robertson, translator. ($16)
Note: Principles of Speech is a required course for Master of Theological Studies students.
Note: SH44 will include class presentations and written assignments.
The course costs $795. Ordained Clergy may audit SH44 for a fee of $100. Payment in full for tuition or auditing fee are due by the first day of class. Checks should be made out to RPTS.
No meals will be served at the Seminary. Several restaurants (both fast-food and sit-down) are located within walking distance. Coffee will be available during the morning. Kitchen facilities are available.
A limited number of beds are available at RPTS for $10.00 per night.
If you want the Seminary to order text books for you, please designate this on the order form and return it with a separate payment by May 13, 2011. Checks should be made out to “RPTS Bookstore”.
SUMMER INSTITUTE SCHEDULE 2011
(May 23-27, 2011)
Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary
7418 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15208
The mission of the Seminary is to educate students who love the Lord Jesus Christ and His Word, equipping pastors for the ministry of the gospel and preparing others in the church for effective service in His kingdom, all within the framework of the historic
Founded in 1810, RPTS has a track record of stability and theological orthodoxy for over 200 years. The future of the Seminary holds exciting possibilities as well. With enrollment and faculty size increasing steadily over the last two centuries, RPTS looks forward to God’s continued blessings for years to come.
For more information, please call RPTS or email firstname.lastname@example.org
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. First period
9:00 - 9:15 a.m. Break
9:15 - 10:30 a.m. Second period
10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 - 11:45 a.m. Third period
11:45 - 12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Fourth period
1:30 - 1:45 p.m. Break
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. Fifth period
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