Spring Opening:

Tuesday January 20 (tutoring starts)

Spring Closing:

Friday May 1 (last day of classes)

Spring 2015
Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
Friday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

**Doors open at 9a.m. - Tutoring starts at 10a.m.

January 19 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) CLOSED
March 9 - 15 (Spring Break) CLOSED
June 4 (staff training day) CLOSED
June 12th (staff training day) CLOSED


Annandale Campus
CM 363 - McDiarmid Building


Oral Communication Center

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For Faculty

What do we provide for you?
Think of us any time you have included any type of oral assignment in your classes. See all of your options below.

Guides for Faculty:

Information about designing and grading oral assignments:

Design and grade oral assignments (PDF)

Incorporate oral assignments into your class (PDF)

Grading oral presentations (PDF)

Using debate assignments (PDF)

Using oral assignments in large classes (PDF)

Teaching with Pecha Kucha (PDF)

Rubrics and Critique Sheets

Oral Communication Rubric (PDF Version (Editable Word Version

Adapted Rubric (PDF Version (Editable Word Version

Discussion Rubric (PDF Version) (Editable Word Version)

Speech Critique (PDF Version) (Editable Word Version)

Group Presentation Critique (PDF Version) (Editable Word Version)

Interview Rubric (Word)

Speech Feedback form used in Speaking Center (Word)

PRCA-24: An assessment tool to use for communication apprehension.

Schedule a class visit or center tour
We can come in for 10-15 minutes and give a general introduction to the Speaking Center or we can come for an entire class and give a more general talk about effective presentation skills. You can also schedule tours of the Speaking Center. To schedule a class visit or tour, please email us at ssdurham@nvcc.edu. You can also contact the Oral Communication Center Director, Shaunda Durham, at ext. 2-5091 or ssdurham@nvcc.edu. Our schedule is limited, so please send requests as early as possible.