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SPCM 207 - Public Argumentation

  • 3 credits
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Key communication principles for democracy, including issue analysis, evidence, reasoning, decision-making, debate, dialogue, and deliberation


SPCM 200 (Public Speaking)

Textbooks and Materials

No text required. Students will have access to a PDF of the coursebook on Canvas.


Mark Saunders

Mark earned his Bachelor of Science at Southern Illinois University in speech communication. He spent the next five years as a human resources manager for a real estate investment trust. Subsequently, he enrolled at Colorado State University and received his Master of Arts in communication studies. He currently teaches Public Speaking and Public Argumentation. In conjunction with teaching Public Argumentation, he works with the Center for Public Deliberation at Colorado State University. Also, he enjoys researching the portrayal of masculinity in popular culture.