Principles of Public Speaking - Credit by Examination - DANTES
Earn three college semester hours credit in "Principles of Public Speaking" by passing DANTES examination SF-812-6 with a recommended minimum score of 56% (written) and a passing score on a short oral presentation using this study guide:
- Begin your study by downloading the official Fact Sheet
for this exam. (If Thompson Prometric has moved these (again) try here.
- Assess your current readiness for the exam by reviewing the Content section and
answering the sample questions.
- Obtain materials to improve your skills in areas where you need additional
study from among the following:
- When you are ready, schedule an examination:
- Active duty (U.S.) military personnel contact your command DANTES office.
- National Guard and Reserve personnel may also be eligible for assistance.
- Others contact the College or University administering the test.
(Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Educational Support) offers
credit by examination via a group of standardized tests developed for
the voluntary education programs of the U.S. Armed Forces which have now
been made available for civilian use. The civilian tests are administered
by the Chauncey Group International
, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Educational Testing Service.
Link to these related articles :
The bibliography below is based on the suggested preparation readings for
the DANTES tests. It has been updated from the original recommendations with respect to
current editions and changes of publisher so far as is practicable.
- Bradley, Bert E.
Fundamentals of Speech Communication: The Credibility of Ideas. 6th ed. Madison, Wisconsin: Brown & Benchmark, 1991.
- DeVito, Joseph A.
The Essential Elements of Public Speaking. 1st ed. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 2002.
- Gronbeck, Bruce E., and German, Kathleen M..
Principles of Public Speaking. 15th ed. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 2003.
- Lucas, Stephen E.
The Art of Public Speaking. 8th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 2003.
- McCroskey, James.
Introduction to Rhetorical Communication. 8th ed. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 2000.
- Nelson, Paul Edward, and Judy Cornelia Pearson.
Confidence in Public Speaking. 7th ed. Madison, WI: Brown & Benchmark, 2001.
- Sprague, Jo.
The Speaker's Handbook. 7th ed. Belmont, California: Wadsworth, 2004.
- Verderber, Rudolph F. and Verderber, Kathleen S.
The Challenge of Effective Speaking. 12th ed. Belmont, California: Wadsworth, 2002.