Speech Communication

Courses Taught by Anabell Hacker, M.A.

Winter semester 2023/24

Ms Hacker does not offer any courses during winter semester 2023/24.

Summer semester 2023

Seminar: Principles of speech information processing (BA-KulT SK 6)

Content:

The focus of this semianr is on the analysis of scientific articles on speech communication. On the one hand, the seminar is a reading course that teaches students how to use analyse and criticise specialist literature. On the other hand, students learn fundamental principles of speech information processing by diving deeply into one specific sub-topic in smaller peer groups, accompanied by training and help from the lecturer. In the end the groups hold a scientific presentation of their topic in front of the class.

Schedule: Tuesdays, 14-16:00

Exam: Group presentation of a (sub)topic from the course including a handout

Format:

  • Introduction to the course
  • Student introductions, introduction to literature
    • Assignment of presentation topics
    • Formation of groups
  • Group phase: Students research their topic with guidance from the instructor
  • Presentations
    • One presentation with discussion per session

Winter semester 2022/23

Seminar: Individual Speaking Styles (MA-SK 5b/ MA-MED 7/4)

Learn how to execute a detailed analysis based on speech communication research by using an example of a public speaker from radio, tv or any other media of your choice.

ISIS course

Schedule: Tuesdays, 10 am - 12 pm

Exam: Presentation (~60 minutes) incl. detailed handout

Format:

  • Introduction to the topics "Individual speaking styles" and "speaking styles in media and tv"
    • Choice of presentation topics
  • Methods to speaker analysis
  • Example presentation of the speaker Gerrit Schmidt-Foß
  • Presentations by participants
  • discussion and conclusion

Summer semester 2022

Seminar: Principles of speech information processing (BA-KulT SK 6)

Analysis of scientific articles on speech communication

Schedule: Wednesdays, 14-16:00

Exam: Group presentation of a (sub)topic from the course including a handout

Format:

  • Introduction to the course
  • Student introductions, introduction to literature
    • Assignment of presentation topics
    • Formation of groups
  • Group phase: Students research their topic with guidance from the instructor
  • Presentations
    • One presentation with discussion per session