Public Speaking: Informing and Persuading
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This course focuses on the fundamentals of public speaking and the special challenges of informative and persuasive speech composition. It is aimed at improving confidence and skills regardless of one’s current level of experience. Students will learn how to control speech anxiety, organize material for specific goals, and deliver dynamic presentations. Work will be grounded in contemporary communication theory. All students will receive individualized feedback and coaching in order to enhance their ability to speak effectively in the classroom, workplace, and public arena. The course provides communication credit for selected Master In Teaching endorsement areas.
This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in:
Public Service, Business, Education, Communication
Credits per quarter
- Enhanced Online Learning - This offering requires access to web-based tools, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.
Class Size: 25
Scheduled for: Evening and Weekend
Final schedule and room assignments:
Mon. July 2, 6PM-10PM; Sat. & Sun July 7 & 8, 9:30AM-5PM;
Mon. July 9, 6PM-10pm; Sat & Sun July 14 & 15, 9:30AM-5PM
Located in: Olympia