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Communication 120: Presentation Skills in the Workplace
Various; distance learning format.
Varies; self-study format.
April 2017 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: summarize the importance of public speaking and distinguish how public speaking differs from casual conversation; identify characteristics of effective presentations and strategies for developing them; and analyze the process of tailoring business presentations to different audiences.
The course is self-paced. Instruction is delivered through online video and text lessons. Students are assessed through quizzes and a proctored final exam. Topics include: the importance of public speaking and presentation skills; developing presentation skills; tailoring business presentations to an audience; delivering a presentation; and using visuals in a presentation.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in English or as a general elective (4/17).