Courses & Units

Effective Speaking FPB352

Hobart, Launceston

Note:

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

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Effective Speaking
Unit code FPB352
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Theatre
Coordinator Doctor Asher Warren
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Advanced

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

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).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2021 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2021 will be available from the 1st October 2020. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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 Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
100103 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,445.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP

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Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

FPB252

Teaching

AssessmentSelf-assessment (10%)|Self-assessment (10%)|Presentation (40%)|Presentation (40%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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