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    Speech 101 

    Public Address
    CRN: 30175
    16 Weeks - Hybrid Course

    On Campus Requirements
    Class will meet every Tuesday on campus in ED 205 at 1:05PM to 2:30PM.
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    Name  Tasha Van Horn
    Email  tvanhorn@citruscollege.edu
    Phone  (626) 852-8093
    Location  ED 216A

    PLEASE NOTE: I uphold academic integrity and am committed to your learning. As a result, this course requires your responsibility and commitment to learn, including completion of all assignments. This course is a general education course that requires a lot of work; for each 3-unit course, it is recommended that a student ought to devote 135 hours to this course.  Please do not enroll in this course unless you are committed to complete it.   

    Welcome to our class! This class follows the traditional semester calendar; therefore, our class starts February 19, 2013. We Meet EVERY Tuesday at 1:05 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. at Citrus College in classroom ED 205.

     Required textbooks for this course are:

    Beebe, S. & Beebe, S. (2010). Public Speaking Handbook (3rd ed.). Needham Heights, MA: Allyn and Bacon. Citrus College Custom MySpeechLab publisher’s password card required. See course website for details on purchasing options.

    PLEASE NOTE: When you email Professor Van Horn regarding the hybrid distance education course, please put IN as the first word in your email subject line.

    As your instructor, I am here to help you learn and improve. Your success in this class matters to me and will be the result of a team effort. For my part, I work will hard to make this class an enjoyable and valuable learning experience. Feel free to contact me if I can be of assistance to you.

    Details regarding the course are set forth in the class website (see below).  

    Best wishes,
    Professor Van Horn :)

    Email Accounts 
    You will need to use your official Citrus College issued email account. Your email is established when you are registered for classes. You must have access to your email account prior to starting the class.

    Blackboard and WingSpan Information
    (Notice:  All Blackboard courses will be available on the first day of classes)
    Blackboard --> http://citruscollege.blackboard.com 
    WingSpan --> https://wingspan.citruscollege.edu  
    • Your WingSpan ID becomes your Blackboard Username
    • Your WingSpan PIN (Personal Identification Number) becomes your Blackboard password
    • To change your PIN/password requires, change it in WingSpan
    • Data will be transferred from WingSpan to Blackboard on a regular basis

    Once you get to the Blackboard welcome page, click on the Public Address course link on the right, and you will go to the course site. Familiarize yourself with the course site and if you have any questions please email your instructor with your concerns. Get your textbook and get started with your initial assignments. A major key to your success in this course will be keeping up with both the reading and the other assignments.   


    If you have a disability documented by a physician or other appropriate professional and wish to discuss academic accommodations, please contact the DSP&S office at (626) 914-8675. Please discuss your accommodations with your instructor by email. Be sure to allow at least one week for appropriate accommodations to be arranged. 

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