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Introduction To Oral Communication

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This course will provide students with the basic concepts of oral presentations. Students will be able to develop and deliver effective individual and group presentations in classroom and professional settings. The course is also designed to provide a maximum opportunity for practice and evaluation of presentation techniques.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Characteristics of Effective Oral Presentations

    • Perform a constructive critique of a presentation.
    • Identify the verbal and nonverbal characteristics of effective presentation delivery.
    • Determine effective use of visual aids for a presentation.

    The Group: Presenting and Listening

    • Describe methods to improve listening skills.
    • Demonstrate effective group presentation skills.
    • Demonstrate the effective use of media in a group presentation.

    Public Speaking: Basics and Ethics

    • Explain the basic elements of the speech communication process.
    • Recognize the signs of speech anxiety.
    • Describe the guidelines for ethical speaking.

    Speech Preparation: Organization and Audience Analysis

    • Explain audience analysis for presentations.
    • Select the topic for a speech, given the task and the audience.
    • Differentiate the four methods for delivering oral presentations.
    • Apply proper organization for an informative presentation.

    Presenting the Speech

    • Use effective language in an oral presentation.
    • Use effective supporting visual material in an oral presentation.
    • Demonstrate effective persuasion skills for an oral presentation.
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