Fall 2022  |  PA 5926 Section 001: Presentation Skills: How to Inspire Your Audience and Change the World (31656)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
1 Credit
Repeat Credit Limit:
2 Credits
Grading Basis:
Student Option No Audit
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Enrollment Requirements:
Graduate Student
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
09/06/2022 - 11/09/2022
Wed 11:15AM - 12:30PM
UMTC, West Bank
Hubert H Humphrey Center 25
Enrollment Status:
Open (12 of 20 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Learn techniques for making effective, persuasive presentations to different kinds of audiences. Practice is essential to improve speaking skills and reduce anxiety. Students practice by recording brief weekly presentations and making class presentations in a supportive environment. Techniques for using Powerpoint to create effective slides are practiced. Course components include presentation assignments; peer reviews; readings/videos and reflections; and class participation. May be repeated once.
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/?free0303+PA5926+Fall2022
Class Description:
Learn techniques for making effective, persuasive presentations to different kinds of audiences. Students practice by recording brief weekly presentations and making class presentations in a supportive environment. Techniques for creating effective slides are practiced. Course components include presentation assignments; peer reviews; readings/videos and reflections; and class participation. May be repeated once.
Learning Objectives:

By the end of the course, students should be able to:


• speak publicly with greater confidence


• present more persuasively


• create effective, high-impact slides


• tailor presentations to audiences

Grading:
Course can be taken either as Pass/Fail or on an A-F basis.

50% Presentations
25% Feedback to other students
10% Completion of assigned readings/videos and reflections on them
5% Reviewing and reflecting on your own presentations
10% Class participation, including attendance, collegiality, being an audience
Exam Format:
This course does not have a final exam.
Class Format:
10% Lecture
40% Discussion
50% Student Presentations
Workload:
Workload for this class will comprise approximately three hours of work each week, including in-class and out-of-class time.
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/31656/1229
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/free0303_PA5926_Fall2018.docx (Fall 2018)
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
16 July 2018

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