Course code Filz3003

Credit points 2

Rhetoric

Total Hours in Course80

Number of hours for lectures16

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes16

Independent study hours48

Date of course confirmation22.03.2011

Responsible UnitInstitute of Social Sciences and Humanities

Course developers

author

Evija Gurgāne

Mg. paed.

author

Elīna Apsīte

Mg. phil.

Course abstract

The history of rhetorics or oratory. Public speech, rhetorical techniques, presentation. Analysis of orator, public and message. The structure of public speech, design of public speech. Thecniques and methos of publik speaking. Analysis of argumentation. Strategies and tacics of polemics.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

Skills: Students acquire knowledge and skills of rhetoric. Acquire methodics of public speech. In the study process the public speeches are analyzed and constructed, strategies and tactics of argumentation and polemics are acquired.
Knowledge: On argumentation and public speech.
Competence of powerful public speaker and negotiator.

Compulsory reading

1. Timotijs Dž.Keigals. Uzstāšanās māksla. Rīga: Arka, 2008., 214 lpp.
2. Gabors D. Vārdi, kas pārliecina. Rīga: Zvaigzne ABC, 2008., 328 lpp.
3. Bariss V. Lietišķā publiskā runa. Jelgava: LLU, 2008., 57 lpp.
4. Kramiņš E. Runas prasme saziņā. Rīga: Turība Biznesa augstskola, 2005., 688 lpp.

Further reading

1. Brēdemeiers K. Melnā retorika. Rīga: Zvaigzne ABC, 2008., 167 lpp.
2. Prokofjeva N. Lietišķo sarunu māksla. Rīga: Jumava, 2006., 156 lpp.
3. Mencels V. Retorika. Rīga: BALTA eko, 2002., 124 lpp.

Periodicals and other sources

1. "Psiholoģijas pasaule". Izd. DARO Cēsis, ISSN 1691-0435.
2. "Kultūras forums" ISSN1691-1946.
3. "Psiholoģija mums". Izd. HROPT, ISSN 1691-0982.