Working Through the Fear of Public Speaking
Public speaking can induce fear and panic. Learn how to overcome these fears in this course, which provides participants with a foundation in public speaking that is specific to each individual's personality and style.
What you can learn.
- Explore methods of preparing and delivering a presentation
- Learn how to connect with an audience
- Examine the dynamics of voice and pacing, as well as use of props and gestures
- Practice individual presentations in a supportive environment with acknowledgement, evaluation, and direction from the instructor
About this course:Professionals who must make presentations as part of their work often are unprepared with the skills to successfully and confidently speak before an audience. This course provides each participant with a solid foundation in public speaking that is specific to each individual's personality and style. Topics include methods for preparing and delivering a presentation, connecting with an audience, the dynamics of voice and pacing, and the use of gestures and props. Individual presentations take place in a supportive environment with acknowledgment, evaluation, and direction from the instructor.
Winter 2021 Schedule
These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.