Example for why public speaking is important

This CNBC article from August 2013 highlights six courses that help graduates find jobs — and, naturally, public speaking makes the list. It is here along with other communication courses under the heading of “theater arts”. The comments from hiring managers about how to stand out from the crowd with your experience and class selection will be a big help to convince those students who still ask why they have to take speech.

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About teachingpublicspeaking

I believe public speaking can go from most dreaded class to favorite class. I'm a former public speaking college instructor who spent years seeking out activities, assignments and examples to make the class interactive as well as educational -- they are collected here. I welcome suggestions for additions.

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