Introduction To Public Speaking

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Introduction To Public Speaking


Number of Lessons: 3Avg. Lesson Length: 27 MinutesTime Required: 3 Hours MinimumLevel: Basic


Does speaking in front of a group of people incite terror in you? It’s on the top of the list of things that people fear most. In Introduction to Public Speaking you will learn how to prepare your speech—from an introduction that grabs the attention of your audience, to content that keeps them engaged, to a conclusion that gives people something they can do tomorrow as a result of what you said today. These steps will help calm your nerves and make you an effective speaker. Get started today.


This course was very interesting, informative and well put together, I feel I have learnt a lot about how to start putting a speech together.

Course Reviewed: 1 week ago

Very informative

Course Reviewed: 10 months ago


ProfessorHaddon W. Robinson, PhD (1931-2017)
  • University of Illinois, PhD
  • Southern Methodist University, MA
  • Dallas Theological Seminary, ThM


  1. Have something important to say to his audience.
  2. Arrange material so listeners will receive it.
  3. Understand and apply the theory behind speaking as listeners like it.
  4. Understand the five steps in preparing a speech that listeners like.


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Dr. Robinson is good. The transcript helps me understand what does the speaker wants me to tell. I learned a lot, especially in how I can apply it.

Course Reviewed: 11 months ago

This course was very interesting while practical. I can see where it will surely improve my public speaking preparation of speech and execution. It was very visual and kept my attention for more than 30 minutes. I will surely recommend this course.

Course Reviewed: 12 months ago

Good, easy to follow steps to writing a good talk.

Course Reviewed: 1 year ago

The classes have been informative, the instructors have been great. Would recommend these courses to want to be enlightened.

Course Reviewed: 1 year ago

Love, love love this!! Very interesting and informative thank you very much.

Course Reviewed: 1 year ago

I learned a lot from this course and was able to apply it to a lecture yesterday and it went very well.

Course Reviewed: 1 year ago

Overall, in this course, one was able to refresh one’s memory knowledge. As well as, broaden my knowledge based on how, when, and where while speaking and presenting the correct way as it relates to Public Speaking.

Course Reviewed: 2 years ago

This course is exactly what I needed at this time in my life. In God’s strength and through the Holy Spirit I now have a psychological, down-to-earth approach of saying what needs to be said.

Course Reviewed: 2 years ago

Very good.

Course Reviewed: 2 years ago

As someone who is a bible college graduate over 20 years ago. Having the pleasure to take this class really gave me a great start at learning how to organize my speeches and sermons.

Course Reviewed: 2 years ago