Summer 2014 quarter (Session I)
This two-week intensive course focuses on the fundamentals of public speaking. It is aimed at improving speaking confidence and skill regardless of one’s current level of experience. Students will learn to control speech anxiety, compose well-organized presentations, and produce dynamic performances. We will draw on contemporary and traditional rhetorical theories in relation to persuasive and informative speaking goals. All students will receive individualized feedback and coaching in order to enhance their ability to speak effectively in the classroom, workplace, or public arena. The course provides communication credit for selected Master In Teaching endorsement areas.
Fields of Study
Preparatory for studies or careers in
Location and Schedule
Offered during: Evening and Weekend
Advertised schedule: 6-10p Tue (July 8); 9:30a-5:30p Sat & Sun (July 12, 13, 19, 20)