The Basic Communication Course

The Communication Blog

I wrote this little piece to respond to some concerns voiced on the Basic Course List and I thought it might be relevant more generally. Now may be the time to reconsider and reconceptualize the basic course. Traditionally, the basic course in communication has been a course designed to teach the skills of public speaking. Then in the early 70’s courses in interpersonal communication were developed, again to teach basic skills.

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Create training courses with screenshots within PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Screenshots are a staple of training courses, especially computer-related ones. Often, these screenshots end up in PowerPoint, which is used as the basis for an online course or self-running presentations. Here you see an example based on a course I teach. (

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Cultivate Gravitas for Leadership Presence Course

Speaking Freely

Introducing a Cultivate Gravitas for Leadership Presence Course who want to learn to exude more gravitas in […]. The post Cultivate Gravitas for Leadership Presence Course appeared first on Read The Self-Expression Blog to Improve Speaking Skills.

The Live Audience in Online Public Speaking Courses: One More Try

The Communication Blog

After reading the varied posts, I’m convinced we (as an academic discipline) don’t have any evidence for the claims that a live audience is either effective or necessary in online public speaking courses. This may well be true (though I’m not sure) but perhaps an online public speaking course is not the place for it. Perhaps the online public speaking course should be focused on online public speaking—webinars, podcasts, videos on YouTube.

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Corporate training-The never-ending course

PowerPoint Tips

Of course, there’s no one answer and the biggest problem in one organization might not be a problem in another. What if the course never ended? Suppose a training course had a life after the course? Here are some possibilities for a never-ending course flow.

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Ultimate Public Speaking Training Course

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized public speaking training course

2013 40

Robots - Of Course, You Should Be Territied

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The robot threat really is that bad. Research by Daron Acemoglu and Pascual Restrepo found that for each 1 robot introduced to manufacturing: 6 Jobs are eliminated. Wages drop between 0.25% and 0.50%. As Recode reports, the number of industrial robots could quadruple by 2025.

2017 52

5 Ways to Get the Most Out of a Presentation Skills Course

Professionally Speaking...

Dear Presentation Skills Course Participant: Now that you are scheduled to attend a training course to improve your public speaking skills, I know that you are looking forward to being transformed into a brilliant presenter upon completion. Come to the course with a specific objective.

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Online freelance writing and business writing courses

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Go back to school online this fall with business of freelance writing and business writing course. Tags: Workshops, Seminars & Online Courses business writing courses copywriting courses creative writing courses freelance writing courses writing courses

Business Writing & Freelance Writing e-Courses

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Business writing and business of freelance writing e-courses. Tags: Business Training Workshops, Seminars & Online Courses business writnig courses copywriting course freelance writing course online copywritng courses online freelance writing courses online writing courses writing courses writing querry letters

Copywriting workshops and e-courses

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

If you want to write stellar advertising, promotional and direct-response copy that promotes your business or organization and produce creative concepts that hit the mark and target your audience, then consider a copywriting workshop (customized and delivered at your place of business) or e-course (email correspondence course) from Paul Lima. Workshops, Seminars & Online Courses Copywriting copywriting workshop

A preface to a public speaking course

The Communication Blog

9.14.2010 A preface to a public speaking course This a little introduction I wrote to go into the next edition of my public speaking book. These arent the only things we might say to students in preface to a public speaking course, but they introduce, I think, a productive attitude and the importance of the right frame of mind in approaching a course like public speaking. Make a commitment to exert a major effort in this course.

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The Gig Economy Hack - Of Course, There Are Tradeoffs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Of course, there are tradeoffs in being a freelancer. Disruption in itself is neither good nor bad. It just is. What matters is how we leverage it to our economic advantage.    The buzz-worthy example of this is the gig economy hack.

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Public Speaking Course - Keepers

Great Public Speaking

[link] You can learn all kinds of quick tips when you take an online presentation skills class. Over 350 public and professional speaking videos

Of Course, Everyone Will Read "Raising Trump" By Ivana Trump

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Of course, no one wants to hear that. In early S eptember, Ivana Trump will publish her third book. This one is titled "Raising Trump." " And from the description of it by Vanity Fair , it seems like it will be, well, a self-serving bore.

2017 52

Build your confidence with The Confidence Course!

Speak Schmeak

The program is called The Confidence Course and you can learn more here. Starting in September, I will be running a six-week class in Santa Barbara with local vocal coach and opera singer Carol Ann Manzi that will cover all aspects of presenting yourself effectively, whether in interviews, public speaking engagements, networking events or other one-on-one or group presentation opportunities. Class size is limited to 15, so if you're in Santa Barbara, get registered asap!

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Build your confidence with The Confidence Course!

Speak Schmeak

The program is called The Confidence Course and you can learn more here. Starting in September, I will be running a six-week class in Santa Barbara with local vocal coach and opera singer Carol Ann Manzi that will cover all aspects of presenting yourself effectively, whether in interviews, public speaking engagements, networking events or other one-on-one or group presentation opportunities. Class size is limited to 15, so if you're in Santa Barbara, get registered asap!

2009 100

Public Speaking Course: Powerful Persuasive Presentations

TJ Walker Interactive

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Teaching copywriting, business writing and freelance writing UofT courses online

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Teaching copywriting, business writing and freelance writing UofT and private courses online. Tags: Workshops, Seminars & Online Courses business writing course copywriting course freelance writing course online study

Public Speaking Course - Keepers

Great Public Speaking

You can learn all kinds of quick tips when you take an online presentation skills class. link] $5.00 30 day Trial with over 250 public and professional speaking videos.

Open course on speechwriting

Max Atkinson

Anyone interested in coming to one of my speechwriting courses might like to know that the next open one is being held on 2nd November at the National Liberal Club in central London.

RISK - Of Course, That's Part of Investing in Cryptocurrencies (and it's big)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The gleeful meme about cryptocurrencies is that they are the newest way investors could lose everything. And in the future.  Some of that joyful rhetoric positions and packages that method of catastrophe in terms of a "bubble."

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New Online Job Interview Training Course | Presentation Training

TJ Walker Interactive

New Online Job Interview Training Course | Presentation Training. That’s why I thought an online course on this subject would fill a void. I can deliver the instruction efficiently since I just create the course once and people can access it anywhere, anytime. Here is a link to the course https://www.udemy.com/job-interviews-how-to-talk-to-prospective-employers/#/. This course will take several hours to complete, if you do all of the exercises.

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Should I take a Dale Carnegie Public Speaking Course? | Public Speaking

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized dale carnegie presentation training public speaking public speaking course

2013 52

My public speaking e-course on Clickbank

Speak Schmeak

You can now find my "7-Week Shortcut to Public Speaking Success" e-course among Clickbank 's digital product offerings. If you purchase the e-course from Clickbank, it will be delivered as one package, in case you prefer that option over the seven weekly intervals provided if you buy from my site. So if you want to earn commissions for selling my e-course , you can do that through Clickbank (it's free to sign up as an affiliate).

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Become an Outstanding Presenter! New Course and Portal announced!

PowerPoint Tips

I’m excited to announce the new Outstanding Presentations Course and Portal! The course will start on Tuesday, November 30th, via webinar. At the end of the Outstanding Presentations Workshop, I asked attendees to answer a survey. One question was to think about resources that would help them become a better presenter. Before I tell you a few of the answers, why don’t you tell me what type of resources would help YOU! Just leave a comment on this blog post.

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Donald Trump Is a Baby Boomer - Of Course, He's Addicted to TV

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

President Donald Trump watches television four to eight hours a day. Here are the details. That shouldn't surprise anyone who understands the traits of the five generations now existing in America. They range from Silent to Z.    Trump belongs to the Baby Boomer generation.

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Jargon & gobbledygook refresher course

Max Atkinson

Ahead of the holiday period, this video might help you to get your ducks in a row when it’s time to get up to the plate again going forward - and two earlier posts might help to get the issues up the flag pole HERE and HERE.

2009 52

Ultimate Public Speaking Training Course

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized presentatin training presentation skills public speaking training speech

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Podcast: Preparing to Teach a 12-Week Training Course

Communication Steroids

Recently we were asked to provide a 12-week course in public speaking and communication skills to Cascade Employers Association, an Oregon company. In this podcast we discuss how we are preparing for this course.

Review of my PowerPoint 2007 video course in Toastmaster magazine

PowerPoint Tips

Great review of my video course PowerPoint 2007: Make the Upgrade Easy! Just found out! in Toastmaster magazine [link].

2007 100

New Fear of Public Speaking Course

TJ Walker Interactive

New Fear of Public Speaking Course. I have a new online course call “Public Speaking: Eliminate Your Fear” https://www.udemy.com/eliminate-your-fear-of-public-speaking/#/. The course is new on Udemy.com (though it is available to other online course providers as well) and already has 1000 students. Here is the course outline and more info on what it is about.

2014 40

Thought Leadership - Of Course, Term "Healing" Is Way Overused

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And, of course, they need healing. But, of course, the term "healing" is way overused. Name any profession, industry, source of entertainment, sport, academic institution, group of people and nation.

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Obama Returns to Golf Course…Drudge

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Barack Obama golf

2012 56

Public speaking e-course relaunches today!

Speak Schmeak

But only to my exclusive waiting list. If there are spaces left tomorrow, I'm opening it up to the general public. Check back here tomorrow to see if the link is up

2008 100

Learn About Effective Emceeing – Online Course (Live Now)!

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

Hi Everybody, after months (actually… years) of receiving emails and requests from readers from all around the world – about the art of effective emceeing, and for more resources to BE an effective emcee… I’m pleased to share we’ve created out very first online training course on the subject. For this, I’ve worked with Joshua Sim, … Continue reading Learn About Effective Emceeing – Online Course (Live Now)!

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Republican U.S. Senate candidate John Raese breaks environmental laws to build golf course

TJ Walker Interactive

Senate candidate John Raese breaks environmental laws to build golf courseUncategorized "United States Senate (Governmental Body)" Golf Republican U.S.

Harvard Students: Sign up for Jill Abramson's course for fall

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 The course is Narrative NonFiction, as offered by the English Department. Students who manage to get into the course (is there already a waiting list?)   Question: Will members of the media audit the course?

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NYU PR Graduate Course Keynote

TJ Walker Interactive

Videos of the keynote speech made to NYU graduate students in a media PR class. Communications Public Speaking Skills public relations Media NYU pr

Creatives - If You're In Our Lives, Of Course, You're Material

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Any creative worth his or her salt absorbs every bit of life and retrofits it into material. That might be for a book, article, film, television script, painting, ad, design for a smartphone, or research experiment. That's just the way it goes.