Essential Business MOOCs For July


Marshal B. Anderson

Marshal B. Anderson

Talk the Talk: How to Give a Great Presentation


School: The Open University

Platform: FutureLearn

Link: Talk the Talk: How to Give a Great Presentation

Start Date: July 21, 2014 (6 Weeks)

Workload: 3 Hours Per Week

Instructor: Marshal B. Anderson

Credentials: A renaissance man, Anderson has been a teacher, educational software and online learning developer, tutor, researcher, writer, and even a stand-up comedian (with over 180 gigs to his credit). He has also written plays and musicals, along with directing several shows.

Graded: Not Specified

Description: This course covers how to deliver effective persuasive presentations. Drawing from resources ranging from historical speeches to TED Talks, students will learn how to write speeches that connect with listeners. They will also learn various vocal methods and movements designed to reinforce the message and hold an audience’s attention. The course concludes with students making a speech to be reviewed by their peers. After six weeks, participants will be able to speak with confidence and conviction in public.

Review: No reviews available.

Additional Note: Students will need a recording device, such as a webcam, mobile phone, or tablet, that enables them to capture a speech and upload it onto a site for fellow students to watch.

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