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COMM 7840 - Technical Presentations

Communication Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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

$325.45

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 44340

Thu Oct 25 - Thu Nov 29 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 25 - Nov 29 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 687

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$325.45

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. Applied Data Analytics
    Part-time   Certificate
  2. Technical Writing
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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