|Monday - Thursday
||8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
||9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
|Saturday and Sunday
The last day of tutoring for the 2013 Spring Semester is Tuesday, May 7th.
The OCC will open on Monday, May 20th for the 2013 Summer Session.
|Friday, May 31
|Tuesday, June 25
For an appointment, please call the OCC at 703-764-5091 or stop by CM 363.
|CM 363 - McDiarmid Building
Oral Communication Center
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 email@example.com. You can also contact the Oral Communication Center Director, Shaunda Durham, at ext. 2-5091 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Our schedule is limited, so please send requests as early as possible.