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Public Speaking

Keith B. Jenkins, Rochester Institute of Technology

5 mins

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This edX course from the Rochester Institute of Technology provides tips and tricks to improve your public speaking skills and control your communication anxiety.


Public Speaking

Public Speaking

by Keith B. Jenkins


Whether it's a class presentation or farewell speech, we have all struggled with hiding our nerves and constructing concrete sentences.

According to Rochester Institute of Technology professor Keith B. Jenkins, public speaking is a skill, and anyone can control communication anxiety with practice. Jenkins has been teaching communication since 1992 and serves as vice president of the diversity and inclusion department at Rochester Institute of Technology.

In Public Speaking, Jenkins covers the basics of preparing your speech or presentation, shows how to deliver your message clearly, and gives tips on controlling stage fright.

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The key thing is practice, practice, practice.

- Keith B. Jenkins

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