This course emphasizes the strategies for planning, developing, and delivering oral presentations. As a professor at four colleges and universities in the United States, I’m happy to provide you my experience of 26 years of teaching by offering you this course.
In taking this course, the successful student will:
Learn the complete speechmaking process.
Develop his/her ability to select topics and deliver speeches according to the occasion, the audience, and the speaker.
Demonstrate ability to research information & evaluate evidence.
Exhibit increased self-confidence in public and interpersonal communication situations by reducing speech anxiety.
Show expanded facility in constructing arguments.
Demonstrate proficiency with the elements of oral style and effective delivery.
Apply fundamentals of listening.
Assess different types of audiences and learn how to analyze such audiences.
Utilize wording, style, argument, and delivery to connect with audience members.