301.772.51 Making Effective Public Presentations
- Health Policy and Management
- Winter Inst. term
- 2 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2017 - 2018
- Washington, DC
- Wed 01/17/2018 - Thu 01/18/2018
- Class Times:
- W Th, 9:00am - 5:30pm
Whether you are giving a presentation to a small group of colleagues or appearing on CNN, skills for effectively presenting information will inevitably come in handy during your career. This course offers practical exercises to help you be more confident, poised and prepared for public speaking.
Enhances skills to construct and deliver oral presentations with clarity and impact. Provides a template for “audience-centered” presentation construction with examples, tools and exercises. Provides individual assessment and feedback for each participant through videotaped exercises and a short formal presentation constructed during the course.
- Learning Objectives:
- Construct and deliver a formal oral presentation
- Construct and deliver a formal oral presentation on a public health topic that interests them
- Improve comfort and proficiency in recorded interviews
- Describe guidelines for professional use of social media
- Methods of Assessment:
Pre-course video assignment 25%, class presentation/participation 50%, and self-critique evaluation submitted at the conclusion of the course 25%.
- Enrollment Restriction:
Graduate students only
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required
- Special Comments:
This course will be offered for 2 days in the HPM Winter Institute. Students are required to complete readings prior to the start of the course. The final assignments will be due no later than February 2, 2018. Students who took the course as special studies 301.867.11 should not take this course again.