Speech Communication Labs

Hours, Location, Telephone

Fremont Campus - Maggie Morrisson Speech Communication Lab - Spring 2015

  • Building FP-22
  • (510) 659-6473
  • Monday: 10:00am - 3:30pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 3:00pm, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 1:30pm
  • Saturday, Sunday, Holidays and Breaks: Closed

(Schedule is subject to change without notice.)

Newark Campus - Communication Lab - Spring 2015

  • Room NC1110, Cranium Café in the Newark Learning Resource Center, first floor, Wing 1
  • (510) 742-3132
  • Telephone: not yet available
  • Monday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 2:30pm, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Holidays and Breaks: Closed

(Schedule is subject to change without notice.)

Public Speaking Tip:

When creating a PowerPoint presentation do not use complete sentences.

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About the Speech Communiation Labs

The Fremont campus Maggie Morrisson Speech Communication Lab and the Newark campus Communication Lab are available to all Ohlone students, staff, faculty, and the public who would like help with the development and delivery of oral presentations from research, outlining, delivery, and visual aids including PowerPoint presentations.

Please visit our friendly labs and see what we can do to help you in your educational success! We would love to meet new people!

The Speech Communication Labs are set up to provide one-on-one training with people coming in who need to prepare a speech for any class or public speaking event. People can also tape themselves practicing a presentation so they can review it and make improvements.

As the labs continue to grow, students, faculty, and staff wanting information on other areas of communication studies, such as interpersonal and intercultural communication, small group leadership, persuasion, etc., can also find resources here.

Download the Maggie Morrison Speech Communication Lab brochure (PDF).

For information about serving as a tutor, tutor training, and additional learning centers and labs, see Tutoring Services.

Speech Communication Labs Mission Statement

Collaborative peer-tutored learning center dedicated to improving communication and presentation skills.

The Communication Lab provides academic support for researching, writing, and delivering speeches for an audience in a risk-free space.  The lab also provides resources and guidance for all communication studies courses and a space for student collaboration.

Students may also receive assistance with the following:

  • Crafting a clear thesis
  • Organizing and developing a speech outline
  • Creating introductions & conclusions
  • Creating & using visual aids
  • Academic research & citations
  • Practicing all aspects of delivery
  • Recording speeches for self critique
  • Provides exemplary students the opportunity to develop leadership skills by tutoring peers

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