Monday, 9 August 2010

Would you like to be a more confident public speaker?

The Learning advisers in Townsville and Cairns are offering Public Speaking Classes for staff and students.

In Townsville you can attend a 6 week Public Speaking class.

Date: Tuesday 17 August (and next 5 Tuesdays)
Time: 4pm - 6pm
Venue: InfoHelp Training Room (18.229)

Participants will learn by speaking. There will be impromptu speaking every week and each participant will be expected to deliver a 5-7min presentation at some stage during the course. Materials and information will be made available and the cost of the course is $30.

JCU now has a speaking club to help students and staff develop their speaking skills. The "JCU speakeasies" meet every second Thursday 4-6pm in Townsville. The next meeting will be on 19 August. Contact Peter Hanley for more information.

In Cairns you can attend an 8 week Speakeasy course:

Date: Wednesday 11 August (and the next 7 Wednesdays)
Time: 7:00PM – 9:00PM
Venue: B1.106
Register: Via E-mail to

This is an eight-week effective speaking course facilitated by the Marlin Coast Toastmasters and Teaching and Learning Development. The course is open to undergraduates, postgraduates, JCU staff and the community. $50 for students ($80 for staff) payable on the first night.

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