Persuasive Public Speaking (Fall 2018)


Education Building Jack Cram Auditorium, 3700 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA


Do you get nervous before giving a speech? Want to feel more confident while presenting? Or just want to make your presentations more interesting, rather than reading verbatim from slides?

In this workshop, persuasion researcher Jay Olson will cover the communication skills necessary to give an effective presentation. Topics include handling nervousness, enhancing clarity, improving body language, and holding the audience’s attention. These tools will help presenters engage and persuade their audiences, in both academic and business settings.

By the end of the workshop, you will:

  1. Know practical methods to deal with nervousness.
  2. Know how to engage audiences from the beginning of your speech.
  3. Be able to identify strengths and weaknesses in presenters, including yourself.


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