Public Speaking Courseware

Teach Your Students to Captivate Audiences with Ease!

Give your students the foundation they need to develop impromptu, persuasive, and informative oral delivery techniques; practice their critical listening skills, and learn how to control their anxiety.

Public Speaking: Learning to Share with Confidence and Purpose

Real-world application

Teach your students how to become competent oral communicators in various social and business settings.
This public speaking course establishes an academic foundation, then moves into
methods and practical application. The course will help you develop the necessary
confidence and skills to present your ideas clearly and effectively to both large and
small audiences. The course is designed to provide a number of different speaking and
listening opportunities so that you can practice the techniques necessary to become a
competent oral communicator in a wide variety of social and business settings.

"Public Speaking" Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Plan
Chapter 2: Audience & Connection
Chapter 3: Introduction to Research
Chapter 4: Impromptu Speaking
Chapter 5: Persuasive Speaking
Chapter 6: Informative Speaking
Chapter 7 Speaking at Special Occasions
Part 3: ACTION
Chapter 8: Putting It Together
Chapter 9: Presentation Supports
Chapter 10: Presenter Preparation
Chapter 11: Delivery
Chapter 12: Team Presentations
Part 4: WRAP-UP
Chapter 13: Listening & Feedback
Chapter 14: Trends

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Identify personal speech habits to increase confidence
Dissect the speech communication process
Model the ethics of public speaking
Apply elements of speech writing
Develop effective oral delivery techniques
Develop strategies to control apprehension and anxiety
Develop critical listening and evaluative skills

About the Author

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Tara Williams

With a Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies focusing on creation of innovation through partnerships, and a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and Biotechnology Management, Tara Williams’ passion lies in integrating business and academic activities with community development. Tara uses her ability to see others' assets to connect and create community impact. 

Tara is an instructor in the School of Business & Continuing Students at Medicine Hat College in Alberta, Canada and has been teaching there for 15 years. Her areas of interest include public speaking, organizational behavior, service leadership and its connection to corporate culture, and entrepreneurship. 

Over the last 10 years she has taught public speaking and has loved creating a challenging environment watching students grow in their abilities and comfort level when sharing with an audience. 

A dynamic and dedicated community leader, Tara is also a momma to two bright and loving littles.

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Public Speaking

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