Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1925-1926 Page: 59
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COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
113.-Fall Term. Foundation of Public Speaking. Physical
culture. Control of the body. Poise.
123.-Winter Term. A continuation of 113. Study of vocal
mechanism, and of the organs of speech. Pronunciation, enunciation
and articulation. Study of English sounds, vowels and
133.-Spring term. Vocal training. Placing of the voice.
Inflection, force, rate, volume, and flexibility. Extempore and
235.-Argumentation. A study of the principles of logic and
reasoning. Cultivation of ability in analytical thinking. Briefing
245.-Debate. A continuation of 235. Training in the detection
of fallacies in popular argument. Team competition.
312.-Oral Interpretation of Modern Literature.
343.-Oral Interpretation of the Bible. Application of the
principles of expression to the interpretation of the Scriptures.
352.-Story-Telling. A study of the art and value of StoryTelling.
353.-Oratory. An intensive study of the various forms of
public address. Practice before public audiences.
363.-Parliamentary Law and Logic. This is a combined
course and may be substituted for 235.
IV. DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY.
115. Modern Geography. An introductory study of the influence
of physical environment on man. This course aims to
develop a clear conception of types of environmental elements,
such as climate, land forms, soils, surface, underground waters,
mineral deposits, and native vegetation, and to show how various
types of environment influence the life and activities of man.
125.-The Passing Weather. A course which emphasizes the
physical properties of the atmosphere. Daily observation of
local weather. The elements, temperature, pressure, winds and
moisture and their interrelations in various types of weather.
Maps made. How to read and use weather maps. Present
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