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Public Speaking

This free and open online course in Public Speaking was produced by the WA State Board for Community & Technical Colleges []. This course assists students in developing oral communication skills. Classroom practice, the Internet, e-mail, community interactions, and other resources support learning and yield enhanced confidence and competence. LEARNING OUTCOMES: When you successfully complete this course, you will be able to speak effectively and comfortably to audiences you don’t select. Specifically, you will be able to: 1. Explain the nature, value, and requirements of effective public speaking. 2. Speak effectively to groups in an academic environment. 3. Speak effectively to groups in a non-academic environment. 4. Apply principles of cultural diversity to public... Show More


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