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COMM 7840 - Technical Presentations

Communication Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

To support you and your education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats appropriate to the unfolding global situation. All PTS classes are being delivered in an online format unless you are notified otherwise.

Course Details

Acquiring effective communication and presentation skills will help advance your career and bring positive attention to your projects and ideas. In this course, you will review sample speeches, perform audience and purpose analysis for your own project, rehearse effective public speaking techniques, and deliver your final presentation to a wider audience. Students can present on a school project from one of their technical courses, an entrepreneurial idea, or a current work project.

Prerequisite(s)

A post-secondary Communication or English course or equivalent.

Credits

1.5

Cost

$332.62

Winter 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 85488

Tue Feb 23 - Tue Mar 30 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 23 - Mar 30 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$332.62

Notes

  1. All scheduled classes will be temporarily online until further notice. On the start date of your class (not before), log into learn.bcit.ca to access your course link.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Analyze audience needs and define achievable objectives considering the technical knowledge and interest of the audience.
  • Practice and integrate a variety of presentation techniques.
  • Design and implement effective visuals.
  • Create rapport with the audience through strong introductions and conclusions.
  • Integrate personal experience and examples to enhance credibility.
  • Energize the audience through eye contact, gestures, and pacing.
  • Manage audience questions and comments.

Effective as of Winter 2018

Related Programs

COMM 7840 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Agile Development
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Applied Data Analytics
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Computer Systems
    Part-time   Diploma
  4. Technical Writing
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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English Language Proficiency

BCIT's Part-time Studies English Language Proficiency Standard is English 12 (or equivalency). Students who do not meet this requirement should upgrade their English skills prior to any future registration.

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