Об этом курсе
Learners will present a well-organized academic speech on a topic in an academic field of the learner's choice. The learner will need to recall all of the skills learned in the previous three courses and complete several steps to complete the project. The learner will choose an academic topic and will then need to do some research, interview a couple of experts in the field, create visual elements, and record a video of the presentation. The presenter will use techniques for preparing and practicing a presentation and demonstrate effective verbal and non-verbal skills. Doing this will help prepare you for presentations in school or work....
Globe

Только онлайн-курсы

Начните сейчас и учитесь по собственному графику.
Calendar

Гибкие сроки

Назначьте сроки сдачи в соответствии со своим графиком.
Intermediate Level

Промежуточный уровень

Clock

Approx. 15 hours to complete

Предполагаемая нагрузка: 3-4 hours/week for 6 weeks...
Comment Dots

English

Субтитры: English...
Globe

Только онлайн-курсы

Начните сейчас и учитесь по собственному графику.
Calendar

Гибкие сроки

Назначьте сроки сдачи в соответствии со своим графиком.
Intermediate Level

Промежуточный уровень

Clock

Approx. 15 hours to complete

Предполагаемая нагрузка: 3-4 hours/week for 6 weeks...
Comment Dots

English

Субтитры: English...

Программа курса: что вы изучите

Week
1
Clock
3 ч. на завершение

Introduction

In this capstone, learners will create and present an effective, well-organized speech in a comprehensible manner on a topic in an academic field of the learner's choice. The speech will be presented via asynchronous video. You must be able to record yourself and share your video....
Reading
5 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 2 тестов
Reading5 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Messages5мин
The Capstone Assignment20мин
Choose Your Topicмин
Background Information30мин
Resource for Topics10мин
Week
2
Clock
4 ч. на завершение

The Interviews

This week, you will do some interviews to help inform you about the topic you are presenting on. You will write some questions and talk to several people in the related field of study. You'll then compile the data from the interviews and use it effectively in your presentation....
Reading
3 материалов для самостоятельного изучения
Reading3 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Write Interview Questions30мин
Interview Some Expertsмин
Resources for Interviewing10мин
Week
3
Clock
4 ч. на завершение

The Plan

After you interview several people, look at your notes and find some details to include in your presentation. These outside perspectives will give weight to your assumptions and show that you are knowledgeable about the topic. Write an outline of your presentation and find some pictures to accompany your words....
Reading
4 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 2 тестов
Reading4 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Evaluate the Interview Data20мин
Make an Outline30мин
Resources for Planning Your Presentationмин
Find or Create Imagesмин
Week
4
Clock
4 ч. на завершение

Create a PowerPoint or Other Visuals

Last week, you should have gathered some images you want to use in your presentation. This week, you'll put those together into an attractive presentation format. PowerPoint is very common, but you can be creative and come up with something else that you think looks good....
Reading
2 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Reading2 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Create a PowerPoint or Other Visualмин
Resources for Creating Visuals15мин

Преподавателя

Tamy Chapman

Instructor, International Programs
University of California Irvine Division of Continuing Education

О University of California, Irvine

Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways....

О специализации ''Learn English: Advanced Academic Speaking and Listening'

This specialization covers the listening and speaking skills that non-native English-speaking students need to be successful in English-speaking colleges and universities. Native English-speaking students who would like to increase their chances of success in university courses will also benefit as well anyone interested in improving their listening comprehension skills. You will learn how to listen to class lectures and take notes more effectively. You will also improve your speaking skills for common tasks such as class discussions and presentations. In the capstone, you will create a video presentation on an academic topic....
Learn English: Advanced Academic Speaking and Listening

Часто задаваемые вопросы

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

  • You must have a webcam, video camera, or smart phone to make videos. You may also need PowerPoint and video making software.

Остались вопросы? Посетите Центр поддержки учащихся.