Summer Semester – Launceston
Tuesday 2nd – Friday 5th February
Tuesday 9th - Friday 12th February
10am to 12pm and 1pm to 4pm
Winter Semester - Hobart
Tuesday 15 – Friday 18 June
Tuesday 22 – Friday 25 June
10am to 12pm and 1pm to 4pm
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 and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Dr. Asher Warren
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||5 Week Session Jun||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Launceston||Intensive Session Feb A||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 Jun||14/6/2021||21/6/2021||1/7/2021||18/7/2021|
|Intensive Session Feb A||1/2/2021||5/2/2021||12/2/2021||21/2/2021|
* 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).
- Embody vocal and physical techniques to present effectively.
- Structure presentation content to engage an audience.
- Reflect on your traits and habits as a presenter and identify areas for improvement.
- Critically analyse content, structure and delivery within the context of oral presentation
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 The information on Approved Pathway courses can be found here.
If you have any questions in relation to the fees, please contact UConnect or more information is available on StudyAssist.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
3 hrs weekly, practical sessions (13 wks) or 39 hours comprised of Intensive daily summer school workshop sessions
Task 1: Presentation 1, 3 minutes (40%)
Task 2: Self-assessment 1, 3 paragraphs (10%)
Task 3: Presentation 2, 3-5 minutes (40%)
Task 4: Self-assessment 2, 3 paragraphs (10%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.
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