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Teaching presentation skills to undergraduates: Students’ evaluations of a workshop course.

By Andrew M. Colman

Abstract

This is the author's draft of an article which first published in Psychology Teaching Review by the British Psychological Association. www.bsa.org.ukA 10-hour workshop-based course designed to teach communication skills to undergraduates is described and evaluated. In five two-hour sessions, the course covered technical aspects of written communication, oral presentations to small and medium-sized groups, interview skills, non-verbal communication, and skills associated with assessing the presentations of others and providing constructive feedback. Evidence from a course evaluation questionnaire and from observations of the students’ performance suggests that the course was reasonably successful in achieving its aims

Publisher: British Psychological Association
Year: 1996
OAI identifier: oai:lra.le.ac.uk:2381/537

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