Persuasive speech to demonstrate public speaking skills, students will present both a 5-7 minute videotaped persuasive speech in a public setting, meaning that they must present to an audience of at least two members, and a either a speech outline or manuscript in APA style using at least 4-6 scholarly sources. To deliver a successful persuasive speech, students must choose a suitable persuasive topic, develop it clearly and sufficiently with credible research, and incorporate effective visuals. A minimum of 4-6 scholarly sources must be used and cited during the speech in a manner that highlights each sources credibility, such as According to a 2015 report from the CDC, as well as presented in a References page accompanying the manuscript or outline. Students will share their speech with the class in a forum and submit a link to their faculty along with an outline or manuscript. Be sure to address all rubric criteria.