Please note, this unit has a quota. If you are unable to enrol because the quota has been reached please email SOCA.Inveresk@utas.edu.au.
Summer School Hobart
2 - 18 February
Fridays 2 and 9 February, 1.00pm - 5pm
Saturdays 3, 10 and 17 February, 10.30am - 4.30pm
Sundays 4, 11 and 18 February, 10.30am - 4.30pm
Winter School Hobart
15 June – 1 July
Fridays 15 and 22 June, 1.00pm - 5pm
Saturdays 16, 22 and 30 June, 10.30am - 4.30pm
Sundays 17, 24 June and 1 July, 10.30am - 4.30pm
Available as an elective to students in other courses
This unit addresses the communication needs of students, current and intending professionals required to speak in presentation contexts. Participants will experience specific vocal and physical skills in the presentation of dynamic and highly focused material and tasks. Various delivery techniques and strategies enable participants to reach an identified or intended audience with impact and purpose. How to address performance anxiety and transfer these skills to professional contexts is part of the study profile of this unit. The skills-based and experiential learning approach supports and provides the confidence necessary to present in front of an audience to facilitate professional development.
- This course is practical in nature and involves working with the body and voice in front of and with other people in the context of group work.
- Attendance is essential.
- This course requires a good standard of written and spoken English and is not an ESL or related form of language study linked to the improvement of spoken or written English.
|Unit name||Effective Speaking|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law & Education
School of Creative Arts
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||5 Week Session Feb A||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Hobart||5 Week Session Jun||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|5 Week Session Feb A||29/1/2018||4/2/2018||13/2/2018||25/2/2018|
|5 Week Session Jun||11/6/2018||18/6/2018||28/6/2018||15/7/2018|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
On completion of this unit, you will be able to:
- Effectively prepare and present a diverse range of texts to an audience
- Critique presentations through an understanding of the notion of self as presenter and the importance of observing others in the context of effective speaking
- Identify improvements in presentation skills through awareness of physical and vocal habits that inhibit communication, and through applying releasing techniques
- Critically examine, discuss and document individual vocal progression and achievements
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2018: $805.00||2018: $2,284.00||100103|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
3 hrs weekly, practical sessions (13 wks) or 39 hours comprised of Intensive daily summer school workshop sessions
Assessment Task 1: Presentation 1 40%
Assessment Task 2: Self-assessment 10%
Assessment Task 3: Presentation 2 40%
Assessment Task 4: Self-assessment 10%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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