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 2020 Schedule
These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.