CMNS 185 Presentation Skills for Public Speaking




This course focuses on the dynamics of organizing material, overcoming speech anxiety and developing poise as a speaker in a variety of contexts. Attention to research, voice training, nonverbal communication, and strategies for structuring and timing of presentations are key components of this course. Students benefit from feedback from others, and learn to give and receive constructive feedback as they refine their ability to project, to organize their thoughts, and to address audience needs.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

Effective Term
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