Teaching Public Speaking to Upward Bound Students

Crocker, Lionel
July 1970
Western Speech;Summer1970, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p219
Academic Journal
Discusses how to teach public speaking to Upward Bound students. Author's experience of teaching students who were enrolled in the Upward Bound program of the University of Redlands in California; Use of the text, "Public Speaking for College Students"; Introduction of syllogism and the enthymeme to the students; Attempt to stimulate the students' pride in the English language.


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