Public Speaking Made Easy
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Public Speaking Made Easy

Master the skill of writing and presenting speeches.
4.3 (8 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
610 students enrolled
Created by Dan Leahy
Last updated 11/2016
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 26 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand the components of speech writing.
  • Think critically about their audience.
  • Use successful delivery techniques.
Requirements
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Hard drive space or flash drive to save handouts.
Description

This course will give you all the tools and information to give a great speech.  This course follows the same outline that an introduction communication course at the junior college level would use.  By the end of the course students will have acquired the knowledge necessary to craft and present a speech confidently. Topics covered include speaking ethics, research and support, outlining and organization, delivery, and dealing with anxiety. Keywords: Speech, Public Speaking, Presentation, Communication


The course is broken into three components;

1. The Audience; covering the communication model, introduction to public speaking, speaking ethics, and attention factors.

2. Crafting the Speech; covering the basic organization of a speech, thesis development, writing introductions and conclusions, structuring and supporting main body points, patterns of organization, difference between informative and persuasive speaking, and doing research for your speech.

3. Delivering your Speech; covering visual aids, language usage, delivery skills and anxiety reduction, non-verbal communication and vocal qualities.

Who this course is for:
  • Those wanting to improve speech writing.
  • Those wanting to increase their speaking effectiveness.
Course content
Expand all 19 lectures 02:11:29
+ The Audience
5 lectures 34:25

Credit the publicspeakingproject.org

Various Authors.

Preview 12 pages
Speaker Ethics
05:51
Attention Factors
15:53
Demographics and Occasion
02:31
Audience Analysis Quiz
4 questions
+ Crafting the Speech
7 lectures 36:35
Thesis/Purpose
02:16
The Introduction
06:44
The Body
03:18
The Conclusion
03:15
Basic Speech Types
03:49
Patterns
07:16
Research, Sources, and Credibility
09:57
Speech Writing Quiz
4 questions
+ Delivering Your Speech
6 lectures 32:48

www.thepublicspeakingproject.org, Various Authors

Language Useage
15 pages
Delivery- Anxiety and Confidence
11:06
Non-verbal Communication
05:14
Vocal Quality
05:32
Delivery Quiz
4 questions
Final Thoughts
01:50